APAPES – THALES grant #283

 

TIMETABLES OF WORK PACKAGES

 

Table I: Summary of Timetable from 1/1/2012 to 31/12/2015 stretching over 48 month proposal period.

Use of tandem beam is indicated by darkened hatched cells, while use of machine shop by darkened vertical striped cells

Title

 

Activities

 

Deliverables

 

 

Start

End

2012

2013

2014

2015

 

 

a

b

c

d

a

b

c

d

a

b

c

d

a

b

c

d

 

 

Á. Design and Construction

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/1/12

30/6/13

WP1 - Beam line – design and construction

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/1/12

31/3/13

WP2 - two ion beam strippers – design and construction

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/1/12

31/3/13

WP3 - Zero-degree Auger projectile spectroscopy  - Study and Design of the experimental apparatus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/1/12

30/9/12

WP4 - Collision chamber – Connection to beam line and vacuum system

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/4/12

31/3/13

WP5 - Differentially pumped gas cell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/7/12

31/3/13

WP6 - Electronics and Data Acquisition (DAQ) – General design,  purchase, connection and use

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/1/12

30/6/13

WP7 - Electron spectrometers  - preparation,  setup and operation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/7/12

30/6/13

Â. Measurements

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/7/13

31/12/15

WP8 - Measurements of electron spectra using ions from the TANDEM accelerator

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/7/13

31/12/15

C. Results and Dissemination

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/7/13

31/12/15

WP9 - Analysis and presentation of new results

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/7/13

31/12/15

WP10 - Dissemination of new results

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/10/13

31/12/15

Final Report due 31/12/2015

 

Table II: More detailed analysis of Table I with titles of work packages (WP) and description of deliverables.

Title

 

Activities

 

Deliverables

 

 

Start

End

2012

2013

2014

2015

 

 

a

b

c

d

a

b

c

d

a

b

c

d

a

b

c

d

 

 

Á. Design and Construction

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/1/12

30/6/13

WP1 - Beam line – design and construction

Newly constructed beam line L45 dedicated for atomic physics use at the TANDEM accelerator facility at Demokritos

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/1/12

31/3/13

WP2 - two ion beam strippers – design and construction

New system for producing highly charged ions for the TANDEM accelerator at Demokritos

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/1/12

31/3/13

WP3 - Zero-degree Auger projectile spectroscopy  - Study and Design of the experimental apparatus

Complete study and design of existing electron spectroscopy apparatus from Kansas into the new beam line for use at the TANDEM accelerator facility – Construction of new state-of-the-art experimental setup for the investigation of  atomic collision interactions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/1/12

30/9/12

WP4 - Collision chamber – Connection to beam line and vacuum system

Connected collision chamber to TANDEM accelerator beam line L45 with good high vacuum ready for use by the experimental setup

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/4/12

31/3/13

WP5 - Differentially pumped gas cell

Functional double differentially pumped gas cell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/7/12

31/3/13

WP6 - Electronics and Data Acquisition (DAQ) – General design,  purchase, connection and use

Functional electronics and DAQ for use with electron detectors of the channeltron and 2-D position-sensitive MCP used with electron spectrometers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/1/12

30/6/13

WP7 - Electron spectrometers  - preparation,  setup and operation

Functional electron spectrometers ready for data taking

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/7/12

30/6/13

Â. Measurements

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/7/13

31/12/15

WP8 - Measurements of electron spectra using ions from the TANDEM accelerator

Experimental results obtained from measured electron spectra from various highly charged ions as detailed in the proposal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/7/13

31/12/15

C. Results and Dissemination

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/7/13

31/12/15

WP9 - Analysis and presentation of new results

Detailed analysis of new data and presentation within the group

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/7/13

31/12/15

WP10 - Dissemination of new results

Technical Reports, publications, conference participation with talks and posters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/10/13

31/12/15

Final Report due 31/12/2015

Explanations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Use of machine shop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Use of accelerator beams

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Table III: More detailed timetable of Table II including sub work packages.

Title

 

Activities

 

Deliverables

 

 

Start

End

2013

2014

2015

2015

 

 

a

b

c

d

a

b

c

d

a

b

c

d

a

b

c

d

 

 

Á. Design and Construction

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/1/12

30/6/13

WP1

Beam line – design and construction

Newly constructed Beam line L45 dedicated for atomic physics use at the TANDEM accelerator facility at Demokritos

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/1/12

31/3/13

1.1

Charged Particle Optics (CPO) design

Final CPO design

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/1/12

30/6/12

1.2

Construction of new beam line including high vacuum accessories.

Use of machine shop

Complete beam line with focusing and steering elements at a vacuum of 10-7 Torr

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/7/12

31/12/12

1.3

Alignment of beam line

Aligned beam line

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/10/12

31/12/12

1.4

Test with protons and Fluorine ions

Proper beam transport with adequate transmission

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/1/13

31/3/13

WP2

2 ion beam strippers – design and construction

New system for producing highly charged ions for the TANDEM accelerator at Demokritos

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/1/12

31/3/13

2.1

Design and construction of foil post stripper

foil post stripper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/1/12

30/6/12

2.2

Design and construction of terminal gas stripper

terminal gas stripper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/1/12

30/6/12

2.3

CPO study for the high transmission transport of the beam through the terminal gas stripper. Use of  software TRANSPORT

Study of beam transmission through TANDEM tank and stripper system using CPO code TRANSPORT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/1/12

30/6/12

2.4

Study of charge state distributions after strippers – use of charge state analysis codes

Charge state analysis code for choosing optimal beam parameters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/1/12

30/6/12

2.5

Tests using beams of  Li,  F in various charge states

Efficient transport of  bare Li3+ and  F9+ ions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/1/13

31/3/13

WP3

Zero-degree Auger projectile spectroscopy  - Study and Design of the experimental apparatus

Complete study and design of existing electron spectroscopy apparatus from Kansas into the new Beam line for use at the TANDEM accelerator facility –Construction of new state-of-the-art experimental setup for the investi-gation of  atomic collision interactions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/1/12

30/9/12

3.1

Design of experimental setup including collision chamber, gas target cell, spectrometer support and vacuum system

Final complete design of experimental setup

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/1/12

30/9/12

3.2

Ordering of all required parts

Receipt of required parts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/1/12

30/9/12

WP4

Collision chamber – Connection to Beam line and vacuum system

Connected collision chamber to TANDEM accelerator Beam line L45 with good high vacuum ready for use by the experimental setup

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/4/12

31/3/13

4.1

Production of high vacuum

Functional experimental setup as far as vacuum with a pressure of at least 1 x 10-7 Torr

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/4/12

31/12/12

4.1.1

Study and design of chamber support system

Final technical design

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/4/12

30/6/12

4.1.2

Design of signal and high voltage (HV) electrical feed throughs

Final design

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/4/12

30/6/12

4.1.3

Design of vacuum system and buying of vacuum pumps

Final design

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/4/12

30/6/12

4.1.4

Positioning of pumps and other vacuum nstrumentation  on chamber  - use of machine shop for small jobs

Functional chamber vacuum system

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/7/12

31/12/12

4.2

Faraday cup

Functional high vacuum Faraday cup

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/10/12

31/12/12

4.2.1

Construction and implementation of final beam current monitoring Faraday cup

functional Faraday cup

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/10/12

31/12/12

4.2.2

Test of chamber vacuum

Chamber vacuum of 10-7 Torr

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/10/12

31/12/12

4.3

Connection of chamber to Beam line  -  Alignment - Test with p and F ion beams

Functional collision chamber with a beam of at 1nA  in final Faraday Cup

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/10/12

31/3/13

WP5

Differentially pumped gas cell

Functional double differentially pumped gas cell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/7/12

31/3/13

5.1

Design Study for the incorporation of a doubly differentially pumped gas cell into the Beam line using a turbo pump and pressure feedback and stabilization system  

Functional design

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/7/12

30/9/12

5.2

Placement of complete gas cell into Beam line

Functional gas cell