CAT Chat Minutes


Operations, Mark Beno

Beno announced that there had been 4 drops during the week, none of them resulting in long downtimes.  He also mentioned that the downtime from the previous week had been changed to accurately reflect the actual times.  The MTBF was 62.26 hours and Percentage of Scheduled Beamtime equaled 98.58%.

Lighting Work in Experiment Hall, John Sidarous

Sidarous explained the process involved during the lighting upgrade in Experiment Hall/Mechanical Mezzanine.  More information can be found at:

There was some discussion about making sure that there will be nothing preventing Users from accessing certain areas while the work is being done.  Sidarous will look into how to ensure accessibility.

ESAF, Bruce Glagola

Glagola will be out of the office from April 4th through April 12th and asked that Nena Moonier be contacted with any ESAF questions.

Next Meeting: Monday, April 6, 2009