GRETA Working Group Workshop - Focus on Electronics, Auxiliary Detectors and Facility Interfaces November 30 - December 1, 2017 
Argonne National Laboratory, Bldg. 203 R150

Agenda and Presentations:

Thursday November 30, 2017

9 - 9:30am
    Introduction / Overview -- Paul Fallon [pdf] & Heather Crawford [pdf] (LBNL)

9:30 - 11am
    Electronics Overview - Focus on ADC Board Requirements
    • Overview of Electronics -- Mike Carpenter (ANL) -- [pdf]
    • Details of ADC Board -- Chris Campbell (LBNL) -[pdf]
    • Thoughts on Electronics Requirements
      • Dirk Weisshaar (NSCL) -- [pdf]
      • Darek Seweryniak (NSCL)
      • Walter Reviol (WashU) -- [pdf]
11am - Noon
    Electronics Discussion - Focus on ADC Board Requirements

1:30pm - 3pm
    Electronics Discussion continued - Focus on ADC Board Requirements

3pm - 5:30 pm
    Auxiliary Devices & Interfaces to Large Facilities (Spectrometers)
    • Status of Mechanical Constraint Knowledge -- Heather Crawford (LBNL) -- [pdf]
    • Existing and Planned Auxiliary Systems - Summary of Questionnaire Responses -- Walter Reviol (WashU) -- [pdf]

Friday, December 1, 2017

9am - Noon; 1:30 - 2:30pm
    Auxiliary Devices & Interfaces to Large Facilities (Spectrometers)
    • Brief summaries from PIs of existing / planned auxiliary systems
      • HRS -- Shumpei Noji (FRIB) -- [pdf]
      • TRIPLEX -- Hiro Iwasaki (MSU/NSCL)
      • MoNA/LISA -- Hiro Iwasaki (MSU/NSCL)
      • VANDLE -- Mitch Allmond (ORNL) -- [pdf]
      • ORRUBA -- Steve Pain (ORNL) -- [pdf]
      • FMA & AGFA -- Darek Seweryniak (ANL)
      • CHICO2 & CHICO-X -- Ching-Yen Wu (LLNL) -- [pdf]
      • C7LYC -- Partha Chowdhury (UMassLowell) -- [pdf]
      • Phoswich Wall et al. -- Walter Reviol (WashU) -- [pdf]
      • DARCY Plunger -- Volker Werner (TUDarmstadt) -- [pdf]
    • Discussion - Focus on Needed Auxiliary Devices 
    • Discussion - GRETA + Auxiliary System Trigger and Timing Requirements
2:30pm - 5pm (or earlier)
    Other discussions as necessary
    Wrap-up / Summary / Homework -- David Radford (ORNL) & Heather Crawford (LBNL) 

First Announcement: 

Dear Colleagues,

We would like to invite you all to attend a joint meeting of the GRETA Electronics, Auxiliary Detectors and Facility Interfaces working groups, to be held November 30-December 1 (Thursday/Friday) at Argonne National Laboratory.  The goals of the workshop will be to:

(a) establish a clear and comprehensive view of the existing and planned auxiliary detector systems for GRETA;
(b) identify auxiliary detector needs which are not yet met, and establish the path towards a white paper for GRETA auxiliary detector systems;
(c) continue discussion of the geometrical (mechanical) and space constraints of GRETA with respect to auxiliary detectors and facility spectrometers/beam lines;
(d) begin the process of refining GRETA electronics system requirements, with a focus on energy range (preamp + ADC) needs in terms of recorded energy spectra, incident gamma rate, and total incident energy of gammas and charged particles in foreseen experimental conditions, as well as trigger + timing needs to interface with auxiliary detectors and facilities.

The workshop will be structured with open discussions of needs, capabilities and requirements, and minimal organized presentations.  A detailed schedule will be available shortly.

Thank you, and we hope to see you in Argonne!

GRETA Working Group Chairs and 
GRETINA-GRETA Users Executive Committee