Low Level RF Workshop 2013
from Monday, 30 September 2013 (08:45) to Friday, 4 October 2013 (20:00)

       : Sessions
   /   : Talks
       : Breaks
Monday, 30 September 2013
Tuesday, 1 October 2013
Wednesday, 2 October 2013
Thursday, 3 October 2013
Friday, 4 October 2013
AM
08:45  SLAC Tour  
10:00  LBNL Tour  
07:30  Registration Tuesday Morning  
08:30  Welcome Speakers Doolittle/Smith  
08:35
Session1: Lab Status/Activities/Highlights (until 10:19)
08:35  KEK Lab Talk : KEK LLRF SYSTEMS - Takako Miura (KEK)  
08:52  Status of LLRF technology at SPring-8 - Yuji Otake (XFEL Research and Development Division, RIKEN SPring-8 Center, RIKEN)  
09:09  JLAB LLRF activities - Tomasz Plawski (Jefferson Lab)  
09:21  Toward the next generation: LLRF activities in LBNL - Gang Huang (LBNL)  
09:33  LLRF Status and Future Projects at Fermilab - Brian E. Chase (FNAL)  
09:50  ORNL Lab Talk: Operational Experience with the SNS Low Level RF Systems - Mark Crofford (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)  
10:02  Cern Highlights 2011-2013 (Lab Talk) - Wolfgang Hofle (CERN)  
10:20 --- Break ---
10:40
Session 2: Lab Status/Activities/Highlights (until 11:48)
10:40  Overview on the LLRF and MicroTCA developments at DESY - Holger Schlarb (DESY)  
11:02  BNL Lab Talk: Recent Applications and Performance of the RHIC LLRF Platform Across the Collider-Accelerator Complex - Kevin Smith (BNL)  
11:19  Overview of the LLRF Activities at SLAC - Bo Hong (SLAC)  
11:31  The SwissFEL LLRF system - concept and realization - Roger Kalt (Paul Scherrer Institut)  
12:00
Session 3: Systems (until 12:30)
12:00  Progress in Low Level RF System at FLASH Facility - Valeri Ayvazyan (DESY)  
12:30 --- Lunch - Granhall ---
08:30  Announcements  
08:35  Keynote - Applications of X-Ray Light Sources - John Byrd (LBNL)  
09:20
Session 1: Hardware (until 10:20)
09:20  A Leading-Edge Hardware Family for LLRF and Diagnostics in CERN's Synchrotrons - John Molendijk (CERN)  
09:45  RF Backplane for MTCA.4 Based LLRF Control System - Krzysztof Czuba (ISE, Warsaw University of Technology)  
10:20 --- Break ---
10:40
DSP Tutorial II: Real-life Implementation (until 11:25)
10:40  DSP Tutorial II : Real-life implementation in FPGAs - Geetha Narayan (BNL)  
11:25
Session 2: Hardware (until 12:15)
11:25  MTCA.4 Fast Digitizer - Samer Bou Habib (DESY / WUT-IES)  
11:55  Standardization of ITER Instrumentation and Controls based on Hardware Catalogs - Stefan Simrock (ITER)  
12:15  Topical Discussion, Trends in FPGA development tools  
12:30 --- Lunch -Granhall ---
08:30  Announcements  
08:35
Industry Talk, "Realizing the Potential of High-Performance Data Converters," Tom Linnebrink (until 09:20)
08:35  Realizing the Potential of High-Performance Data Converters - Tom Linnenbrink (Teqnovations)  
09:20
Session 1: Operations (until 10:20)
09:20  A LLRF implementation to Extend the Present LHC RF System to High-Lumi Beam Currents - Themistoklis Mastoridis (California Polytechnic State University)  
09:50  Cavity autorecovery with beam - Angela Salom (CELLS)  
10:20 --- Break ---
10:40  DSP Tutorial Part III: Avoiding Resource Overutilization - Lawrence Doolittle (LBNL)  
11:25
Session 2: Operations (until 12:15)
11:25  Multiharmonic beam loading compensation in the J-PARC synchrotrons - Fumihiko Tamura (J-PARC Center)  
11:50  Beam-Based Feedback for the European XFEL - Sven Pfeiffer (DESY)  
12:15  Short presentations from student posters  
12:30 --- Group Photo ---
12:45 --- Lunch - Granhall ---
08:30  Announcements  
08:35
DSP Tutorial Part IV: System Simulation From Design Through Commissioning, Stefan Simrock, ITER (until 09:20)
08:35  DSP Tutorial IV: System Simulation From Design Through Commissioning  
09:20  In Memoriam: Ron Akre  
09:30
Session 1: SRF & Piezo (until 10:20)
09:30  Performance of CW superconducting cavity at ERL test facility - Feng Qiu (KEK)  
09:55  RF Operational Experience with High QL CW SRF Cavities - Ramakrishna Bachimanchi (Jefferson Lab)  
10:20 --- Break ---
10:40
Session 2: SRF & Piezo (until 12:00)
10:40  Development and Test of Digital LLRF Control Procedures and Techniques in Scope of ILC - Mathieu Omet (Graduate University for Advanced Studies)  
11:05  Application of Active Disturbance Rejection Control in Superconducting Radio Frequency Cavities - Shen Zhao (Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, Michigan State University)  
11:30  Piezo characterization, tests and operation at FLASH - Mariusz Grecki (DESY)  
12:00  Topical Discussions, Piezo Control math  
12:16  Topic Discussion, Quirks of various high power RF sources  
12:30 --- Lunch ---
PM
17:00  Registration Open  
19:00 --- Dinner - Granhall ---
20:30 --- Registration ---
14:00
Session 4 Systems (until 15:35)
14:00  Update on XFEL LLRF system development and production - Julien Branlard (DESY)  
14:25  Recent Progress of LLRF System for SACLA - Yuji Otake (XFEL Research and Development Division, RIKEN SPring-8 Center, RIKEN)  
14:50  LLRF system for the HIE-Isolde - Daniel Valuch (CERN)  
15:15  Crab Cavity system for the LHC high-luminosity upgrade. Proposed LLRF - Philippe Baudrenghien (CERN)  
15:50 --- Break ---
16:10
DSP Tutorial I: Basic Theory - Presenter Tim Berenc, ANL - Tim Berenc (Argonne National Laboratory) (until 16:55)
16:55
Session - Other (until 17:55)
16:55  Standardization of EPICS Device Support for data acquisition - Stefan Simrock (ITER)  
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17:20  LLRF Using SoC FPGAs in a Multiple Development Tool Environment - Philip Varghese (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory)  
17:55  Announcements  
18:00 --- Welcome Reception ---
19:00 --- Dinner Granhall ---
14:00 --- Afternoon Outing - free time ---
17:00 --- Start Bus service to Banquet ---
19:00 --- Working Dinner at GarWoods ---
21:00 --- Bus Service (Return) ---
21:50 --- Finish Bus service return ---
14:00
Posters, Exhibitors (until 18:00)
18:00 --- Exhibitors and Sponsors Reception - Granhall ---
19:00 --- Dinner - Granhall ---
14:00  Announcements  
14:05
Session 3: Phase Calibration (until 14:55)
14:05  Properties of a Distortion-Compensating Phase Calibration Processor - Lawrence Doolittle (LBNL)  
14:30  XFEL MO and RF Phase Reference Distribution - Krzysztof Czuba (ISE, Warsaw University of Technology)  
14:55  Closeout