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

APS-UES Meeting Minutes - 03/29/2016

Attendees: Bruce Glagola, Nena Moonier, Clay White, Bruno Fieramosca, and Patti Pedergnana

Bruce Glagola

  • G. Srajer emailed Bruce about user notification of the LNDS upgrade during shutdown, 4/28-5/7.  There is a draft email written to notify our users.  The LN2 fill stations will continue to operate during this time.  LN2 fill station demand information is needed.  A survey will be sent with the email notification.  Responses will be sent to  Patti will compile the information as it comes in.
  • On April 22nd there will be a machine shop walkthrough.  Clay will join the team on this walk through.
  • Today is Tech Tuesday; Clay will attend 433, Bruno 431, and Patti 438.

Patti Pedergnana

  • The Remote Shutter Interface at 16-BM-D was replaced by the SI group this morning.
  • The 434 LOM and beamlines will have their routine ESH walkthroughs today from 1330-1500.

Nena Moonier

  • Sector 18 had the Rossman group BSL-2 experiment about ten days ago.  A capillary was broke immediately, and the holder was decontaminated.  The beamline area and holders were decontaminated again at the end of the experiment.

Clay White

  • The clean sweep of the gas yards is underway.  It will take several weeks to rid of the legacy cylinders.