The Advanced Photon Source
a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science User Facility

APS-UES Meeting Minutes - 02/16/2016

Attendees: Bruce Glagola, Dean Wyncott, Nena Moonier, Wendy VanWingeren, Clay White, Bruno Fieramosca, and Patti Pedergnana

Bruce Glagola

  • Tech Tuesday has resumed.  Dean will attend the 438 meeting, Clay the 433 meeting, and Bruno the 431 meeting.
  • Bruce asked Clay to update all the shop access lists.  Clay is walking through all of the machine shops with Elroy today.
  • Joe Gagliano was notified that not all BIVs were open for start up.
  • In the next shutdown, 6-ID will get a new Front End and 4-ID's vacuum chamber will be replaced.

Clay White

  • 9-BM's monochromator is mostly in.  The beamline should start up some time next week.  The beamline personnel are aware that a HP type C survey is needed.

Nena Moonier

  • There will be a BSL-2 experiment running at 2-ID next week.  There is a brain sample coming on site the week after that.

Wendy VanWingeren

  • MOM is starting their door maintenance at 1-BM today and may add on 1-ID's door maintenance if there is time.
  • Sam Weir is running radioactive samples at 16-BM-D starting Wednesday, February 17th.

Patti Pedergnana

  • Scheck is working on their first door repair at 16-BM-D today.
  • 11-ID-C had an ODH monitor fail over the weekend.  Bruno is going to replace the sensor on the unit.

Dean Wyncott

  • There was a 911 on Sector 2 beamline personnel this morning.
  • CVD Equipment will do a deposition laboratory installation soon.
  • 1-ID has a new Remote Shutter Interface.

Bruno Fieramosca

  • Paul Rossi recommends that we change our ODH monitors to the NSLSII style monitors and phase them in over five years time.  The cost will be about $65K.
  • There is a new application to order kitchen appliances.  Bruno has an order in for a new microwave now.
  • 4-ID's mini-hutch is open allowing Steve Davey and Julie Cross to view the K5 collimator.  There will be a water flow adjustment on the collimator.  Bruno will post two CCWPs for this work: one for opening the mini-hutch and one for the water adjustment.