Fifth International Workshop

on Accelerator Alignment

ANL/FNAL October 13 - 17, 1997

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    Session 1 : Status Reports from Accelerator Facilities around the World

    Session 2 : Alignment Instrumentation, Software and Methods (I)

    Session 3 : Alignment Instrumentation, Software and Methods (II)

    Session 4 : Beam Based Alignment and Metrology Aspects of Large Physics Installations

    Session 5 : Alignment topics pertaining to Linear Colliders, 4th Generation Light Sources and Related Facilities

    Session 6 : Contributions to the IAG / FIG joint session

    Session 7 : Posters

    (P) Keynote by Prof. F. Loeffler (DESY):

    Evolution of the Acclerator Alignment Methods at DESY over the past 30 years

Status Reports from Accelerator Facilities around the World 

  • (A), (P) J. P. Quesnel: The alignment of the LHC; Review of the metrology aspects
  • (A), (P) M. Pietryka: PEP-II Alignment
  • (A), (P) T. Sager: Status Report on the Survey and Alignment Efforts at Fermilab
  • (A), (P) F. Karl: Status Report For The Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider
  • (A), (P) G. Krebs: Survey and Alignment at the Advanced Light Source
  • (A), (P) C. Zhang: Alignment Result for the Magnet Units of SPring-8 Storage Ring
  • (A), (P) H. Friedsam: Status Report on the Long Term Stability of the APS

Alignment Instrumentation, Software and Methods (I)

  • (A), (P) C. Lecocq: A Modular Approach to Accelerator Alignment Data Analysis Software
  • (A), (P) M. Hemmer: Two Tier Client/Server Database Development For Alignment Data at RHIC and the AGS
  • (A), (P) Seung-Chan Lee: Measurement of Storage Ring Deformation and Smoothing Analysis for PLS
  • (A), (P) G. Wojcik: The Adjustment of the Fermilab Main Injector Underground Geodetic Survey
  • (A), (P) V. Bocean: The Geodetic Aspect of the Fermilab Main Injector Project
  • (A), (P) B. Oshinowo: The Alignment Concept for the FNAL Recycler Ring using Permanent Magnets

Alignment Instrumentation, Software and Methods (II)

  • (A), (P) B. Fuss: The SLAC Design and Manufacturing Process of Sphere mounted Reflectors
  • (A), (P) D. Martin: Mechanically Induced Influences on the ESRF SR Beam.
  • (A), (P) F. Tecker: HLS-based Closed Orbit Feed-back at LEP
  • (A), (P) L. Kivioja: A New Hydrostatic Leveling System
  • (A), (P) H. Imfeld: A High Accuracy Portable Hydrostatic Level

Beam Based Alignment and Metrology Aspects for Large Physics Installations

  • (A), (P) K. Endo: Test Results of the BBA Method at the TRISTAN Accumulation Ring
  • (A), (P) B. Dehning: Impact of Beam Based Alignment on Polarisation at LEP
  • (A), (P) S. Weisz: Alignment of the LHC experimental insertions.
  • (A), (P) D. P. Eartly: A Digital Readout CCD Optical Beam Position Sensor
  • (A), (P) C. Lasseur: Prospects of close range photogrammetry in large physics installations
  • (A), (P) S. Dell'Agnello: Survey and Alignment of the INFN Experiment KLOE at the LNF
  • (A), (P) A. Ostaptchouk: A Novel Alignment System for Tracking Chambers
  • (A), (P) A. Ostaptchouk: The Alignment Monitoring System for the ATLAS Muon Spectrometer at the LHC

Alignment topics pertaining to Linear Colliders, 4th Generation Light Sources and Related Facilities

  • (A), (P) S. Milton: 4th Generation Light Source Alignment Issues
  • (A), (P) W. Coosemans: Stretched double wire method for CLIC alignment
  • (A), (P) F. Loeffler: Alignment of the Superconducting Cryostat for the Tesla Test Facility
  • (A), (P) W. Schwarz: Conception of the Alignment of the planned Linear Collider at DESY
  • (A), (P) M. Takano: Fine Alignment of the ATF Damping Ring
  • (A), (P) V. Shiltsev: Seismic Noise Studies for Fermilab Next Big Accelerator.

Contributions to the IAG / FIG joint session

  • (A), (P) J. A. Greenwood: Experiences with an Active Target Total Station for Precise Angle Measurement
  • (A), (P) R. Gottwald: Leica TDA5000 - Short Range Performance Tests with Corner Cube and Tooling Ball Reflectors
  • (A), (P) B. Boeckem: A high-accuracy alignment system based on the dispersion effect
  • (A), (P) R. Loser: Automated part positioning with the laser tracker
  • (A), (P) I. Pschorn: Results of the S&A of the accelerator facilities at GSI using the TASA System
  • (A), (P) P. Leteurtre: Capacitance-based high accuracy sensors for leveling and alignment
  • (A), (P) A. Dumont: Gamma 3D Metrology : A New Tool for Nuclear Industry
  • (A), (P) R. Johnson: EUCLID; A High Accuracy, Motion Compensated Laser Alignment System
  • (A), (P) B. Bridges: Considerations for the Measurement of Particle Accelerators with Laser Trackers
  • (A), (P) W. Schauerte: Determination of Vertical Refraction Using Digital Working Sensors


  • (A), (P) C. Curtis: Techniques Used in the Alignment of TJNAF's Accelerators and Experimental Halls.
  • (A), (P) E. Dijak: Challenges in cost cutting fixture design
  • (A), (P) K. Fukami: Magnet Alignment of SPring-8 Booster Synchrotron
  • (A), (P) S. Matsui: Elevation changes of the SPring-8 Storage Ring
  • (A), (P) P. Nerin: Absolute Distance and Velocity Measurements by Self-mixing Inside a Microchip Laser
  • (A), (P) M. Perry: Computer Aided Optical Tooling
  • (A), (P) M. Pietryka: Re-visiting SPEAR after 25 Years
  • (A), (P) S. Takeda: Active Mover Using Air-Spring and MLRB
  • (A), (P) B. Oshinowo: Magnet Alignment for the FERMILAB Main Injector (FMI) Project
  • (A), (P) W. Thur: Rigid, Adjustable Support of Aligned Elements via Six Struts
  • (A), (P) V. Bocean: The Precise Alignment of the Fermilab KTeV Experiment
  • (A), (P) R. Ruland: Alignment without Magnet Fiducials
  • (A), (P) S. Lakanen: Vertical Control Networks at Fermilab
  • (A), (P) I. Feier: The Poisson Alignment Reference System
  • (A), (P) B. Fuss: Initial Calibration of a High Resolution Digital Camera for Accelerator Alignment

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