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CT Experiment (E1206107) Run Plan

The 6.4 GeV Run Plan (52 hrs)

  • Conditions:
beam current: 65 μA
fast raster: 2x2 mm2
target: 10cm LH2
HMS/SHMS collimator: PION , COLLIMATOR
HMS/SHMS trigger: Coincidence
HMS angle/momentum Various
SHMS angle/momentum Various
  • Run Plan:
    • HMS is detecting electrons and SHMS is detecting protons.
    • Use HMS pion collimator and SHMS collimator.
    • Start with 30uA on lower 6% Carbon, after a 2 hr run, increase to 40 uA and after another 2 hr run move to the upper 6% Carbon and ask for 50 uA.
    • Keep track of good coincidence physics events (with tight PID cuts and coincidence time cut) such that we have 10000 events for LH2 and Carbon
Target Prescales HMS angle HMS momentum SHMS angle SHMS momentum Time Complete
LH2 ps1=-1,ps2=-1,ps3=-1,ps4=-1,ps5=-1,ps6=0 45.1 deg -2.131 17.1 deg +5.122 12 hrs Y
LH2 ps1=0,ps2=-1,ps3=-1,ps4=0,ps5=-1,ps6=-1 45.1 deg -2.131 17.1 deg +5.122 30 min Y
Al. Dummy ps1=-1,ps2=-1,ps3=-1,ps4=-1,ps5=-1,ps6=0 45.1 deg -2.131 17.1 deg +5.122 4 hrs Y
6% C ps1=-1,ps2=-1,ps3=-1,ps4=-1,ps5=-1,ps6=0 45.1 deg -2.131 17.1 deg +5.122 36 hrs Y
6% C ps1=0,ps2=-1,ps3=-1,ps4=0,ps5=-1,ps6=-1 45.1 deg -2.131 17.1 deg +5.122 30 min Y

The 10.6 GeV Run Plan (282 hrs)

  • Conditions:
beam current: 65 μA
fast raster: 2x2 mm2
target: 10cm LH2
HMS/SHMS collimator: LARGE , COLLIMATOR
HMS/SHMS trigger: Coincidence
HMS angle/momentum Various
SHMS angle/momentum Various
  • Run Plan:
    • HMS is detecting electrons and SHMS is detecting protons.
    • Use HMS pion collimator and SHMS collimator.
  • H(e,e'p) Check
Target Prescales HMS angle HMS momentum SHMS angle SHMS momentum Time Complete
LH2 ps1=-1,ps2=-1,ps3=-1,ps4=-1,ps5=-1,ps6=0 23.2 deg -5.539 21.6 deg +5.925 4 hrs (3 Hz) Y
  • Q^2 = 14.3 GeV^2 Run Plan
    • Cycle SHMS magnets since raising momentum
    • Keep track of good coincidence physics events (with tight PID cuts and coincidence time cut) such that we have 1000 events each for LH2 and Carbon and take two singles run 30 mins each at the beginning and end of the running on a particular target.
    • For the singles runs the prescale factor on SHMS should be adjusted as needed to get about equal rate in HMS and SHMS (ie equal rates for PS1 and PS4).
Target Prescales HMS angle HMS momentum SHMS angle SHMS momentum Time Complete
LH2 ps1=-1,ps2=-1,ps3=-1,ps4=-1,ps5=-1,ps6=0 39.3 deg -2.982 12.8 deg +8.505 36 hrs Y
LH2 ps1=0,ps2=-1,ps3=-1,ps4=0,ps5=-1,ps6=-1 39.3 deg -2.982 12.8 deg +8.505 1 hr Y
Al. Dummy ps1=-1,ps2=-1,ps3=-1,ps4=-1,ps5=-1,ps6=0 39.3 deg -2.982 12.8 deg +8.505 3 hrs Y
6% C ps1=-1,ps2=-1,ps3=-1,ps4=-1,ps5=-1,ps6=0 39.3 deg -2.982 12.8 deg +8.505 122 hrs Y
6% C ps1=0,ps2=-1,ps3=-1,ps4=0,ps5=-1,ps6=-1 39.3 deg -2.982 12.8 deg +8.505 1 hr Y
  • Q^2 = 11.5 GeV^2 Run Plan
    • Cycle HMS magnets since raising momentum
    • Keep track of good coincidence physics events (with tight PID cuts and coincidence time cut) such that we have 1000 events each for LH2 and Carbon
    • For the singles runs the prescale factor on SHMS should be adjusted as needed to get about equal rate in HMS and SHMS (ie equal rates for PS1 and PS4).
Target , current Prescales HMS angle HMS momentum SHMS angle SHMS momentum Time Complete
6% C, 50uA ps1=-1,ps2=-1,ps3=-1,ps4=-1,ps5=-1,ps6=0 28.5 deg -4.478 17.8 deg +7.001 18.5 hrs Y
6% C, 50 uA ps1=0,ps2=-1,ps3=-1,ps4=0,ps5=-1,ps6=-1 28.5 deg -4.478 17.8 deg +7.001 30 min Y
LH2, 65 uA ps1=-1,ps2=-1,ps3=-1,ps4=-1,ps5=-1,ps6=0 28.5 deg -4.478 17.8 deg +7.001 3.5 hrs Y
LH2, 65 uA ps1=0,ps2=-1,ps3=-1,ps4=0,ps5=-1,ps6=-1 28.5 deg -4.478 17.8 deg +7.001 30 min Y
Al. Dummy, max allowed ps1=-1,ps2=-1,ps3=-1,ps4=-1,ps5=-1,ps6=0 28.5 deg -4.478 17.8 deg +7.001 1 hrs Y
  • Q^2 = 9.5 GeV^2 Run Plan
    • Cycle HMS magnets since raising momentum
    • Keep track of good coincidence physics events (with tight PID cuts and coincidence time cut)
    • For the singles runs the prescale factor on SHMS should be adjusted as needed to get about equal rate in HMS and SHMS (ie equal rates for PS1 and PS4).
Target Prescales HMS angle HMS momentum SHMS angle SHMS momentum Counts/time Complete
6% C, 50 uA ps1=-1,ps2=-1,ps3=-1,ps4=-1,ps5=-1,ps6=0 23.2 deg -5.539 21.6 deg +5.925 3000/6 hr Y
6% C, 50 uA ps1=5,ps2=-1,ps3=-1,ps4=0,ps5=-1,ps6=-1 23.2 deg -5.539 21.6 deg +5.925 >300K each arm/ 1 hr Y
1.5% C, 60 uA ps1=-1,ps2=-1,ps3=-1,ps4=-1,ps5=-1,ps6=0 23.2 deg -5.539 21.6 deg +5.925 3000/14 hr Y
Al Dummy, 40 uA ps1=-1,ps2=-1,ps3=-1,ps4=-1,ps5=-1,ps6=0 23.2 deg -5.539 21.6 deg +5.925 2 hr Y
LH2, 60 uA ps1=4,ps2=-1,ps3=-1,ps4=0,ps5=-1,ps6=-1 23.2 deg -5.539 21.6 deg +5.925 >300K each arm/ 1 hr Y
LH2, 60 uA ps1=-1,ps2=-1,ps3=-1,ps4=-1,ps5=-1,ps6=0 23.2 deg -5.539 21.6 deg +5.925 2 hr Y

F2 Experiment (E12-10-002) L/T measurement Run Plan

  • Experts: Simona Malace, Eric Christy
  • Expected time: 2 days at 30 muA
  • Goal: Measure one epsilon point to better constrain R at large x
  • Conditions: ONLY HMS NEEDED. Prescale to 2 kHz, cycle magnets.
beam current (uA): max current
fast raster: 2x2mm
target: 10 cm LH2, Al 10 cm Dummy
HMS collimator: PION
HMS trigger: ELREAL for physics data taking
HMS trigger: SCIN 3/4 *for one run only* in the beginning for trigger efficiency calculation (we are running one trigger at the time)
HMS angle/momentum: 65 deg / -1 GeV/c - 100 K electrons
HMS angle/momentum: 65 deg / +1 GeV/c - 10 K positrons

F2/EMC Experiment (E12-10-002/E12-10-008) 5 pass Run Plan

  • Spokespeople E12-10-002: E. Christy, T. Keppel, S. Malace (contact), I. Niculescu
  • Graduate Students E12-10-002: Deb Biswas, Abel Sun, Fernando Araiza Gonzalez
  • Spokespeople E12-10-008: J. Arrington, A. Daniel, D. Gaskell (contact), N. Fomin
  • Graduate Students E12-10-008: Abishek Karki, Kayla Craycraft
  • Conditions:
beam current: varies per target
fast raster: 2x2 mm2
targets: 10cm LH2 and LD2, 10 cm Al Dummy, Be, 10,11B, C 1.5 %
HMS/SHMS collimator: Large , COLLIMATOR
HMS/SHMS trigger: ELREAL/ELREAL for NEG. Polarity runs; ELCLEAN/ELCLEAN for POS. Polarity runs
HMS angle/momentum Various (check run plan below)
SHMS angle/momentum Various (check run plan below)


F2/EMC Production Run Plan:

SHMS Production Run Plan

HMS Production Run Plan


F2/EMC Online Analysis Flow

F2/EMC analysis how-to for shift takers Step 1

F2/EMC analysis how-to for shift takers Step 2

F2/EMC analysis how-to for shift takers Step 3


F2/EMC: Data taken so far

SHMS

HMS


F2/EMC: Other

  • Simona's notes

Daily to do list

F2/EMC: Special Tests

  • HMS Dipole saturation at 5.7 GeV/c

HMS saturation measurement run plan


  • Boiling studies

--> HMS, SHMS: 25 deg, -4.4 GeV/c (E = 10.6 GeV) (we will take data in both spectrometers at the same time)

--> shoot for 0.5 % statistical uncertainty where possible (no less than 0.8 %)

--> Trigger type will be ELREAL (prescale if needed to keep the DAQ rate below 3000 Hz)


Targets/currents:

--> Al: 40 uA

--> LH2: 10, 25, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80 uA

--> LD2: 10, 25, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80 uA

--> C 1.5%: 10, 35, 45, 55, 65 uA


  • BCM calibration procedure

[ https://hallcweb.jlab.org/doc-public/ShowDocument?docid=957 ]

  • HMS/SHMS saturation tests
    • Run two separate DAQs. For HMS PS2=0 and SHMS PS2=0, rest to -1.
    • Use the optics 1 target
    • Put sieve in HMS and centered sieve in SHMS
    • Maximum current.
    • Set HMS angle to 15 degrees and SHMS angle to 9 degrees.
    • Need to cycle magnets in HMS and SHMS.
    • Want to have 2000 counts in center foil.
    • For HMS the dipole NMR will be adjusted at each setting to give good Ytar versus Yptar.
    • For HMS at 5.9,5.7 and 5.5 have been done before. It is a consistency check. 5.3 and 5.1 will see if dipole needs to be changed.
    • For SHMS , just take data
HMS momentum HMS comment SHMS momentum comment
5.9 Set quads by "go_magnet_HMS_current" , set Dipole to 1.01 higher 8.7 Set magnets by "go_magnet_SHMS_current"
5.7 Set quads by "go_magnet_HMS_current" , set Dipole to 1.0075 higher 8.2 Set magnets by "go_magnet_SHMS_current"
5.5 Set quads by "go_magnet_HMS_current" , set Dipole to 1.005 higher 7.7 Set magnets by "go_magnet_SHMS_current"
5.3 Set quads by "go_magnet_HMS_current" , set Dipole to 1.00 higher 7.2 Set magnets by "go_magnet_SHMS_current"
5.1 Set quads by "go_magnet_HMS_current" , set Dipole to 1.00 higher 6.7 Set magnets by "go_magnet_SHMS_current"

F2/EMC: Useful Links

RC Links

F2/XEM E-Logs

F2/XEM Analysis Meetings

  • BlueJeans Meeting Information
To join the Meeting:
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To join via Room System:
Video Conferencing System: bjn.vc -or-199.48.152.152
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To join via phone :
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2)  Enter Conference ID : 354839810

Deuteron Electro-Disintegration (E12-10-003) Run Plan

  • Monitoring/Analysis Instructions During A Shift
  • Data RunSheet
  • Experts: Werner Boeglin, Mark Jones
  • Graduate Student: Carlos Yero
  • Expected Time: 6 days at min. of 40 uA
  • Goal: Measure D(e,e'p)n cross section at three kinematic settings, where FSI are small
  • Conditions: The SHMS will detect electrons and the HMS will detect protons.
beam energy: 10.6 GeV
minimum beam current: 40 μA
fast raster: 2x2 mm
targets: 10cm LH2, 10cm LD2, Aluminium Dummy
HMS/SHMS collimator: Pion , Collimator
HMS/SHMS trigger: Coincidence, HMS: h3/4, SHMS: p3/4
HMS angle/momentum Various
SHMS angle/momentum Fixed
  • H(e,e'p) Check Run Plan
    • Check the HMS/SHMS spectrometer pointing
    • run with SHMS singles trigger to measure proton absorption in HMS.
    • Trigger PS6=0, rest set to -1. (PS3=4, rest=-1 for proton Abs. runs)
    • Data taking should take about 1 hour.
Target SHMS angle SHMS momentum HMS angle HMS momentum Charge
LH2 12.2 deg -8.70 GeV/c 37.3 deg +2.938 GeV/c 144mC
  • Aluminium Dummy Run
    • Correct for scattered events off the Al. cell walls for H(e,e'p)
    • Trigger PS3=0 and rest to -1. (pRE-Scale accordingly to keep rate < 3kHz)
    • Data taking should take about 1 hour.
Target SHMS angle SHMS momentum HMS angle HMS momentum Charge
Al 12.2 deg -8.70 GeV/c 37.3 deg +2.938 GeV/c 144mC
  • D(e,e'p)n Run Plan
    • Calibration run at low missing momentum used as a cross check with existing data
    • Trigger PS6=0 and rest to -1.
    • Data taking should take about 1-2 hours.
Target SHMS angle SHMS momentum HMS angle HMS momentum Missing Momentum Charge
LD2 12.2 deg -8.70 GeV/c 38.896 deg +2.844 GeV/c 80 MeV 250mC
  • Measure the D(e,e'p)n Cross Section at unexplored high missing momentum kinematics settings
    • Trigger PS6=0 and rest to -1.
Target SHMS angle SHMS momentum HMS angle HMS momentum Missing Momentum Charge
LD2 12.2 deg -8.70 GeV/c 55.0 deg +2.194 GeV/c 580 MeV 5040mC
LD2 12.2 deg -8.70 GeV/c 58.4 deg +2.091 GeV/c 750 MeV 10540mC
  • Elastic LH2 delta scan
    • Runs will be 15 minutes.
    • When changing HMS settings , take SHMS singles with PS3=0, rest=-1
    • At 8.5 deg take data with sieve
Target SHMS angle SHMS momentum HMS angle HMS momentum Trigger Comment
LH2 14.0 deg -8.70 GeV/c 33.51 deg +3.48 GeV/c PS6=0 rest -1 SHMS Collimator
LH2 10.0 deg -8.70 GeV/c 42.9 deg +2.31 GeV/c PS6=0 rest -1
LH2 8.5 deg -8.70 GeV/c 47.6 deg +1.89 GeV/c PS6=0 rest -1
LH2 8.5 deg -8.70 GeV/c 47.6 deg +1.89 GeV/c PS6=0 rest -1 SHMS Centered sieve IN
  • Continue to measure the D(e,e'p)n Cross Section at unexplored high missing momentum kinematics settings
    • Trigger PS6=0 and rest to -1.
Target SHMS angle SHMS momentum HMS angle HMS momentum Missing Momentum Comment
LD2 12.2 deg -8.70 GeV/c 58.4 deg +2.091 GeV/c 750 MeV finish setting

SIDIS Run Plan

Fall 2017 Commissioning Plans

Spring 2017 KPP run

Hall C Links

Hall C

Hall C is one of four experimental halls at JLab.

Hall C Computing.

Hall C in the Press.

Basic Equipment in Hall C

Beamline


SHMS Magnets

For the Fall 2017 run, see intructions at https://hallcweb.jlab.org/wiki/index.php/How-to

The formulas and program should be kept in sync with the repository.


  • Formulas used for setting current of SHMS magnets during KPP
Magnet Formula
HB Current = 330.05*p - 3.1784*p^2 + 0.4018*p^3
Q1 Current = 222.4*p - 7.709*p^2 + 0.6684*p^3
Q2 Current = 3661*p/11
Q3 Current = 2434*p/11
Dipole Current = 3450*p/11

Scattering Chamber

  • The scattering chamber window on the SHMS side is 0.020 inches thick 2024-T4 aluminum.

SHMS Entrance Window and Vacuum vessel

  • The Horizontal Bender entrance window is 0.010 inches thick 2024-T3 aluminum.
  • The dipole exit window is 0.020 inches thick 5056 aluminum.

Target

Spring 2017 KKP run

Fall 2017 run

  • Logbook entry on the Fall target configuration which has links to file describing the targets and their thicknesses and a file with the mechanical drawing of the target ladder.
  • BeO target was replaced by the "halo" cylinder target. Logbook entry with drawing of "halo" cylinder target.
  • Drawing of target ladder with cryo cells and solid target ladder.
  • Drawing of cryotarget cell with 2.5inch diameter and 10 cm long (after using insert entrance window). Used for separate LH2 and LD2 cells in ladder.
  • Drawing of cryotarget with 1.6 inch diameter for 4cm cell.
  • Drawing of cryotarget with 1.6 inch diameter for 10cm cell.

HMS Magnets and Vacuum Vessel

HMS Detectors

SHMS Detectors

DAQ & Trigger

Controls

  • High Voltage
  • Spectrometer Controls (Use go_cmagnets command)
  • HMS and SHMS Collimator Control document.

Online Replay

Data Analysis

Monte Carlo

Hall C at 12 GeV