Jefferson Lab Weekly Briefs June 28, 2017

Jefferson Lab Weekly Briefs
June 28, 2017

12 GeV Upgrade

The Solenoid magnet was delivered to Hall B on Tuesday, June 27, after a 10-hour road-trip from the vendor in Pennsylvania. The magnet was parked in Hall B overnight. Following unloading and initial receipt inspections on the morning of June 28, the magnet was placed on the CLAS12 spectrometer carriage. The Solenoid magnet is the last component of the 12 GeV Upgrade Project.


Jefferson Lab Published Journal Articles, June 18-24

  • Assumpta Parreno, Martin J. Savage, Brian C. Tiburzi, Jonas Wilhelm, Emmanuel Chang, William Detmold, Kostas Orginos. "Octet Baryon Magnetic Moments from Lattice QCD: Approaching Experiment from the Three-Flavor Symmetric Point." Phys. Rev. D 95, 114513.

Remember to submit your papers for approval to the Jefferson Lab Publications database.

History Archives Photo of the Week
This week's photo of the week features exhibit items at CEBAF's annual art festival, 1991. Our bonus photo is from the May 2000 art festival, featuring Barbara Adams, wife of the late Greg Adams, and their son Gregory. Young Gregory won a ribbon during the festival for a series of digital photos he took when he was two years old.

Center for Theoretical and Computational Physics

A new method has been proposed to extract parton distribution functions (PDFs) from lattice QCD calculations. The method is based on the concept of pseudo-PDFs and their relation to transverse momentum distributions (TMDs). The lattice data demonstrate factorization for TMDs, and, at short distances, follow the scale-evolution equations as required from perturbative QCD.

Facilities Management and Logistics

Hogan Drive Traffic Pattern Changes To Begin Thursday, June 29
The basecoat of asphalt has started on the newly constructed north outbound lanes on Hogan Drive, which are located on the apartment side of the road. Once this basecoat is complete, the contractor will need to initiate a series of “Traffic Pattern Changes” to construct turn lanes into the apartments, apply the finish coat of asphalt and stripe the roads. Weather pending, the contractor plans to implement the first lane change on Thursday, June 29.

The contractor will provide road signage indicating the new traffic patterns, so that you will be able to understand the changes when entering, navigating through and leaving Hogan Drive. Pay attention to these traffic pattern changes and use extreme caution during these final construction activities, which are expected to be complete in early to mid-August.

If you have any questions or concerns about this work, contact Bob Sperlazza at 269-6241.

Jefferson Lab Calendar of Events

June 29-30: SoLID Collaboration Meeting
July 4: Independence Day holiday; Jefferson Lab closed
July 10-14: PAC45
July 13-14: EIC Detector R&D Meeting
July 24-26: DOE Science and Technology Review

Environment, Safety, Health and Quality

Personal Dosimeter Changeout Set for Wednesday, July 5
Jefferson Lab's semi-annual personal dosimeter changeout will begin at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 5. This includes the dosimeters of all lab staff, Users, subcontractors and students. If you will be away from the lab on vacation or travel, be sure to put your dosimeter in its place in the rack before you depart the lab. If you won't be using your dosimeter during the changeout period, place it in its assigned place in the dosimetry racks for the changeout. As always, make sure your dosimeter is in its assigned rack at the end of your work day. If you need to use your dosimeter during the changeout period on July 5, you may exchange it that morning in the Radiation Control Dosimetry Office in the new ESH&Q Building, Bldg. 52,  8 a.m.-noon. If you have questions, contact Becky Mosbrucker, x7236.

Computing and Networking Infrastructure

Jefferson Lab Campus-Wide Phone Outage Scheduled for Saturday, July 8
Jefferson Lab’s landline telephone system will be down intermittently on Saturday, July 8, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. The outage will permit equipment upgrades. Across Jefferson Lab, the outage will disrupt landline telephone services, voicemail and fax machine services. This outage will also affect Jefferson Lab and university phones in the ARC, but not the commercial tenants in the ARC.

To Get Help and Report Emergencies During the Outage:

  • Use a cell phone to call 911.
  • After you are advised to hang up by the 911 Dispatch Operator, immediately call the Jefferson Lab Security cell phone at 757-342-9868. Advise Security of the 911 call, the nature of the emergency and the location of the emergency.

Inquiries during the outage can be made to Jefferson Lab Security’s cell phone at 757-342-9868. For more information regarding this outage, contact the IT Division Helpdesk at or x7155.


Director’s Welcome Lunch
A picnic lunch to welcome Jefferson Lab’s new Director, Stuart Henderson, will be held at the SURA Residence Facility Field on Friday, July 14, noon – 2 p.m. All Jefferson Lab staff and Users are invited to attend the event. Don’t forget to R.S.V.P. by Friday, July 7, via the link.

JSA Initiatives Fund Program Is Accepting Proposals
JSA is soliciting proposals for Initiatives Fund support for the FY17 program from members of the Jefferson Lab user community, Jefferson Lab researchers and staff, and other individuals or groups who can make unique contributions to the lab's research, development, education and technology transfer missions. The Initiatives Fund is provided by the JSA owners, SURA and PAE Applied Techonologies. Proposals are due August 11. For full application information and details, see the full announcement.

TIAA-CREF Individual Counseling Sessions Offered Summer/Fall 2017
TIAA-CREF is offering Individual Counseling Sessions, where you can discuss your personal financial situation with a TIAA-CREF financial consultant on a confidential basis. The consultant will be available at Jefferson Lab on July 27 and August 17 in Support Service Center room 22i to discuss how to help you achieve your financial goals by investing in financial solutions, such as mutual funds, brokerage, life insurance and annuities. To schedule an appointment, call TIAA-CREF at (800) 732-8353, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.–8 p.m. (ET). See the full announcement here.

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