CAT Chat Minutes

September 29, 2000  


User Information

Rod Gerig reviewed the operational events of the past two weeks. The only fault occurring during the week of September 15, 2000 was a storage ring vacuum valve closure, which led to one-hour of downtime. The availability for the week was ~ 99.4%.   During the week of September 25, 2000, two faults resulted in a downtime of seven hours. The first trip was power supply related and the second was an rf fault. The availability for the week was ~ 92.2%.   The user run will officially end at midnight on Saturday, September 30, 2000. On Sunday, October 1, 2000 beginning at 0000, a 24-hour machine studies will begin. Users will be able to use the beam and control their IDs during the first 12 hours of the studies. Operation will be at a 100 mA with a singlet fill, but no orbit corrections will be allowed. The maintenance period will begin at midnight, Sunday night.   The next user run will begin on Thursday, November 2 at 8:00 am.    


General Information

5 to 9 Grill : The official opening date for the 5 to 9 Grill will be Monday, October 2, 2000, in the 401 Gallery.