JEF meeting, March 13, 2020

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Meeting time and location= 9:30 am EST (JLab time) F226

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Attendees: Liping, Jon, Phil, Susan, Josh, Igal, Sasha, Zisis, Tim B., S.T.

  • SICCAS crystals are currently shipping, in two batches -- good news!
    • Once the crystals arrive we will have the materials needed to assemble several full modules
  • New contract for crystals is moving forward: in the procurement department
    • Expect production rate to be the same
    • Company has indicated a price increase. This does not appear to include the money needed for Jane's QA work.
  • Last set of PMTs shipped, expected soon
  • Vapor polishing of the light guides was brought up as a cheaper alternative to the machine polishing, but we decided to stay with the machine polishing
  • Safety documentation has been signed.
  • All 28 bases we planned to modify in the COMCAL are ready to go (14 with 3x, 14 with 6x amplification)
    • COMCAL has been closed up, all channels work -- plan is to do a TAC run today (3/13/20).
    • Plan to install in beam for regular running next week.
  • New loan contract with UNCW will be ready to go soon