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The I-LHC Project has been completed successfully and first LHC runs have taken place. These pages are not updated any more, but are kept as reference as they contain general information on the project and minutes of meetings.


Minutes of meetings of the Technical Installation LEIR (TIL) Committee :

  • TIL meeting No15 held on December 7th, 2004 :
  • TIL meeting No14 held on November 23rd, 2004 :
    • Summary.
    • Graph (provided by ours colleagues at BINP and shown by G. Tranquille) proving that electron cooler current needed can be achieved easily.
    • Photographs (provided by ours colleagues at BINP and shown by G. Tranquille) showing preparations to transport the electron cooler to CERN.
  • TIL meeting No13 held on November 9th, 2004 :
    • Summary.
    • Draft planning for the installation of LEIR vacuum sector 4.
    • Scheme for a typical bake-out with activation of NEGs presented by E. Page.
    • Photographs documenting the actual state of LEIR vacuum sector 4 presented by E. Mahner.
    • Updated Planning for the installation the electricity distribution system for LEIR presented by K. Kahle.
  • TIL meeting No12 held on October 26th, 2004 :
    • Minutes
    • Transparencies presented by G. Villiger containing :
      • a list of vacuum chambers for vacuum sector 3,
      • a sketch of LEIR with all vacuum chambers needed.
    • Transparencies shown by C. Carli on a electron cooler construction follow-up visit at BINP.
  • TIL meeting No11 held on October 12th, 2004 :
    • No minutes available due to the absence of the sectretary
  • TIL meeting No10 held on September 28th, 2004 :
    • Minutes
    • Planning for the installation of LEIR vacuum sector 4 established by C. Lacroix and J. Monteiro.
  • TIL meeting No9 held on August 17th, 2004 :
  • TIL meeting No8 held on July 13th, 2004 :
  • TIL meeting No7 held on June 15th, 2004 :
    • Minutes
    • Transparencies shown by G. Villiger on drawings for sector 4 installation :
      • List containing chambers of vacuum sector 4,
      • Drawing of the "heat shield" (serving to hold outbaking equipment around the vacuum chamber of the LEIR bending magnets).
    • Transparencies presented by E. Page on preparations by AT/VAC for sector 4 vacuum envelope installation.
    • Transparencies presented by I. Laugier on preparations for installing sector 4 outbaking equipment.
    • Photographs of the asbestos decontamination campaign :
  • TIL meeting No6 held on May 18th, 2004 :
  • TIL meeting No5 held on April 27th, 2004 :
    • Minutes
    • Transparencies by G. Villiger :
      • Overview,
      • Sketch with elements of the LEIR ring,
      • List containing equipments to be installed in the LEIR ring,
      • Procedures to prepare and provide pieces of the LEIR vacuum envelope,
      • List established in the wake of the meeting containing hardware for the LEIR vacuum envelope to be ordered by TS/MME.
    • Transparency shown by K. Schindl on Coordination of Work provided by TS/MME and AT/VAC.
  • TIL meeting No4 held on March 23rd, 2004 :
  • TIL meeting No3 held on January 13th, 2004 :
  • TIL meeting No2 held on December 9th, 2003 :
    • Minutes
    • LEIR layout shown by J.-M. Lacroix
    • Planning for dismantling and re-installation of the LEIR transfer lines prepared by J. Monteiro and presented by C. Lacroix
    • Planning for I-LHC/LEIR installation and commissioning presented by J. Monteiro
  • TIL meeting No1 held on November 18th, 2003 :

Last update on Nov 1st, 2007 by S. Gilardoni or C. Carli