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Accelerator Update

Friday November 5


Bo Low Beta Separators HLS Installation - 75% complete

D0 Low Beta Separators HLS Installation - 60% complete

IPM installation - 90% complete. The Crystal Collimator has been installed

D4 Spool Replacement - 80%

D17 Separator Installation - 99% complete

Shimming 412 Dipoles - 100% complete

Unrolling Magnet - 100% complete


The Linac is up and running.


Booster hit 4.2E12 and is running at 80% efficiency. NTF is coming up, but no patients have been scheduled.

Antiproton Source

The last section of the Debuncher Injection Area Beampipe will be installed next week. Work on the quads is finished.

AP1/3 Line -Vacuum pumpdown complete. Final work in progress. Expect to close up the Prevault and Pretarget area next week. D:H926 test to follow.

AP2 Line - The beam stop has been removed and the opening measured. The shunt/power supply reconfiguration nearly complete.

SO Cord Remediation - The AP50 work is in progress and will be completed next week.

D/A Lines - Alignment numbers in hand. A:ISEP1 has been removed for replacement.

Main Injector/Recycler

Overall shut down progress - 95% complete


Q307-309 Vacuum Modifications- 40% complete

MI-30 & 62

Correction Magnet Replacement - overall ~ 95% complete


Cooling Tank Repairs - ~95% complete


Waiting for parts. The experiment should be ready for beam by November 30.


Most tasks finished. The horn has been successfully tested.

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