HPS collaboration meeting

chaired by Stepan Stepanyan (Jefferson Lab), Maurik Holtrop (JLab), Norman Graf (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory), Timothy Nelson (SLAC)
from to (US/Eastern)
at JLAB ( F113/L102 )
Description
The Heavy Photon Search (HPS) experiment at Jefferson Lab completed its first physics run using a 4.56 GeV electron beam and the upgraded detector. During the three months of running, collaboration was able to commission the beamline and the detector and collect the equivalent of 15 beam days of production data at proposed luminosity. This data will be sufficient to explore a significant new region of mass/coupling parameter space and find or exclude heavy photon production there.

During the two day meeting, we will discuss the run and the status of the detector calibrations and plans for expedite data analysis. Progress in the analysis of 2016 engineering run data and a path to publication will be discussed as well. Other items on the agenda will include preparations for the next year's jeopardy, plans for future HPS running and new ideas to explore using the HPS data sets. Please join us for an exciting meeting, the last one before the long production run.

The meeting will provide an excellent introduction to HPS for any potential new collaborators, who are invited to attend.
Go to day
  • Monday, 18 November 2019
    • 08:30 - 10:00 Overviews
      Convener: Stepan Stepanyan (Jefferson Lab)
      Location: F113
      • 08:30 Welcome 5'
        Speaker: Stepan Stepanyan (Jefferson Lab)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 08:35 Hall-B Update 25'
        Speakers: Stepan Stepanyan (Jefferson Lab), for Marco Battaglieri
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 09:00 HPS Overview 30'
        Speaker: Timothy Nelson (SLAC)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 09:30 Overview of the first physics run 30'
        Speaker: Mr. Maurik Holtrop (JLab)
        Material: Slides pdf file
    • 10:00 - 10:30 Coffee break ( F113 )
    • 10:30 - 12:00 Run-I
      Convener: Timothy Nelson (SLAC)
      • 10:30 Update from accelerator 20'
        Speaker: Michael Tiefenback (JLAB)
        Material: Slides powerpoint file
      • 10:50 Summary of 2019 data set 15'
        Speaker: Dr. Rafayel Paremuzyan (University of New Hampshire)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 11:05 DAQ performance 15'
        Speaker: Sergey Boiarinov (JLAB)
        Material: Slides powerpoint file pdf file
      • 11:35 Hodoscope: performance and the status of calibrations 20'
        Speaker: Dr. Rafayel Paremuzyan (University of New Hampshire)
        Material: Slides pdf file
    • 12:00 - 13:30 Lunch
    • 13:30 - 15:00 Run-II
      Convener: Mr. Maurik Holtrop (JLab)
      • 13:30 SVT: performance, lessons learned, plans for repair and upgrades 1h0'
        Speaker: Timothy Nelson (SLAC)
        Material: Slides pdf filedown arrow
      • 14:30 ECal: performance and the status of calibrations 30'
        Speaker: Nathan Baltzell (Jefferson Lab)
        Material: Slides pdf file
    • 15:00 - 15:30 Coffee break
    • 15:30 - 17:05 Software, MC
      Convener: Nathan Baltzell (Jefferson Lab)
      • 15:30 Software overview 25'
        Speaker: Mr. Maurik Holtrop (JLab)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 15:55 Status of HPS MC, 2016/2019 25'
        Speaker: Tongtong Cao (University of South Carolina)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 16:20 New MC framework 20'
        Speaker: Dr. Cameron Bravo (SLAC)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 16:40 Beam background merging 20'
        Speaker: Mr. Maurik Holtrop (JLab)
        Material: Slides pdf file
  • Tuesday, 19 November 2019
    • 08:30 - 10:00 Analysis, 2016
      Convener: Mathew Graham (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)
      Location: L102
      • 08:30 Update on 2016 resonance search 30'
        Speaker: Dr. Rafayel Paremuzyan (University of New Hampshire)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 09:00 Resonance search, 2016 15'
        Speaker: Mr. Kyle McCarty (University of New Hampshire)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 09:15 Update on 2016 displaced vertex search 45'
        Speaker: Matthew Solt (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)
        Material: Slides pdf file
    • 10:00 - 10:30 Coffee break
    • 10:30 - 12:00 Tracking
      Convener: Dr. Valery Kubarovsky (Jefferson Lab)
      Location: L102
      • 10:30 Plans for publication of 2016 results 15'
        Speaker: Mathew Graham (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 10:45 Tracking overview 35'
        Speaker: Dr. Norman Graf (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 11:20 Kalman filter 20'
        Speaker: Prof. Robert Johnson (U.C. Santa Cruz)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 11:40 GBL tracking 20'
        Speaker: Pierfrancesco Butti (SLAC)
        Material: Slides pdf file
    • 12:00 - 13:30 Lunch
    • 13:30 - 15:00 Jeopardy
      Convener: Dr. Rafayel Paremuzyan (University of New Hampshire)
      • 13:30 PPC report 20'
        Speaker: Dr. Andrea Celentano (INFN-Genova)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 13:50 Status of SVT calibration and alignment 20'
        Speaker: Dr. Norman Graf (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 14:10 Overview of 2019 trigger 15'
        Speaker: Dr. Valery Kubarovsky (Jefferson Lab)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 14:25 Preparations for jeopardy; targets for future running / update for PAC 35'
        Speaker: Stepan Stepanyan (Jefferson Lab)
        Material: Slides pdf file
    • 15:00 - 15:30 Coffee break
    • 15:30 - 17:15 Collaboration business
      Convener: Stepan Stepanyan (Jefferson Lab)
      Location: L102
      • 15:30 Plans for 2019 data analysis 20'
        Speaker: Mathew Graham (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 15:50 EC report and elections 40'
        Speaker: Stepan Stepanyan (Jefferson Lab)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 16:30 Discussions 30'