Exotic Beam Summer School 2017: July 23-29, 2017

ACCESS TO ANL

To get access to Argonne National Laboratory please click on the link below, unless you have done it already during registration, and you will be taken to the "Visitor Registration" page. This will initiate the approval process for your gate pass to enter the Laboratory site https://webapps.anl.gov/registration/visitors/.
After accepting "Terms and conditions", under "Sponsor", enter Jeannie Glover.FN"s address (glover@anl.gov) and click on "Verify Sponsor E-mail". You will then be directed to a registration form to complete. Once completed, please click on "Submit Visitor Registration" and she will be notified of your submission. Note: Please fill in your Education Background completely (list all degrees, even those prior to PhD). Also, for title, position, or description of duties, you can simply use graduate student, post doctoral appointee etc. (no long description of duties required).
Jeannie Glover will notify you when you are approved and send you details where to pick up your gate pass.

TRAINING

In order to participate in hands-on activities you need to take the General Employee Radiological Training (GERT) BEFORE arriving at ANL. Use the link https://apps.anl.gov/registration/dosimeters to complete the GERT training. Click on "Dosimeter Registration Form" at the bottom of the page and then type ischaller@anl.gov as a sponsor email address. After reviewing the slides, fill out the information at the end, and submit to tms@anl.gov as directed.

REGISTRATION

On-site registration will take place in the lobby of the Guest House between 5-8 pm on Sunday, July 23rd. If you are arriving late you can also register before the first lecture on Monday, July 24th. Welcome reception will be held in the Guest House restaurant between 6-8 pm on Sunday, July 23rd.

LODGING

A block of rooms was reserved for school participants at the Argonne Guest House: Sunday 7/23 check-in, Saturday 7/29 check-out. Please, specify your arrival and departure days in the questionnaire. Most of the rooms are double occupancy. If you would like to share a room with a specific school participant, you and your roommate have to notify us. The cost of the accommodation is covered by the school.

MEALS

All school participants will receive meal tickets for lunch in the ANL Cafeteria and dinner in the Guest House restaurant. Breakfast is included with the hotel room and will be served in the Guest House restaurant. The cost of the meals is covered by the school.

TRANSPORTATION

A bus will be available every day to transport school participants between the Argonne Guest House and the Physics Division. You can also walk between the Guest House and the Physics Division which takes about 10 minutes.

SCHOOL PROGRAM

A preliminary school program can be found at http://www.eshtraining.anl.gov/courses/ESH738C/index.html to complete the GERT training. You need to review the slides, fill out the information at the end, and submit to tms@anl.gov as directed.

REGISTRATION

On-site registration will take place in the lobby of the Guest House between 5-8 pm on Sunday, July 23rd. If you are arriving late you can also register before the first lecture on Monday, July 24th. Welcome reception will be held in the Guest House restaurant between 6-8 pm on Sunday, July 23rd.

LODGING

A block of rooms was reserved for school participants at the Argonne Guest House: Sunday 7/23 check-in, Saturday 7/29 check-out. Please, specify your arrival and departure days in the questionnaire. Most of the rooms are double occupancy. If you would like to share a room with a specific school participant, you and your roommate should specify it on the questionnaire. The cost of your accommodation is covered by the school.

MEALS

All school participants will receive meal tickets for lunch in the ANL Cafeteria and dinner in the Guest House restaurant. Breakfast is included with the hotel room and will be served in the Guest House restaurant. The cost of the meals is covered by the school.

TRANSPORTATION

A bus will be available every day to transport school participants between the Argonne Guest House and the Physics Division. You can also walk between the Guest House and the Physics Division which takes about 10 minutes.

SCHOOL PROGRAM

A preliminary school program can be found at http://www.phy.anl.gov/ebss2017/program.html.

Lectures will be given in the Physics Division Auditorium (Building 203). Hands-on activities will take place at the Physics Division and at the ATLAS facility. A list of planned hands-on exercises is shown below and can be found at http://www.phy.anl.gov/ebss2017/Hands-on.html.

1. Precision mass measurements using the Canadian Penning Trap (CPT)
2. Identification of nuclear reaction products with the Fragment Mass Analyzer (FMA)
3. Gamma-ray detection techniques with digital Gammasphere and GRETINA
4. Characterization of charged particles using HELIcal Orbit Spectrometer (HELIOS)
5. Measurement of the Bragg curve using the MUlti-Sampling Ionization Chamber (MUSIC)
6. Target preparation techniques in the Target Laboratory

Each student will participate in five activities of his/her choice.

ATLAS TOUR

The tour of the ATLAS facility will take place on Monday, 7/24.


POSTER SESSION

A poster session will be held from 7:30-9:00 pm on Tuesday, 7/25 in the Physics Division. Authors of the 3 best posters chosen by school participants will be given an opportunity to give a short talk on their research during the last day of the school.

TRIP TO CHICAGO

We plan a trip to Chicago for school participants on Wednesday, 7/26. Transportation to and from Chicago will be provided.

OPEN FORUM

An Open Forum will be organized from 7:30-8:30 pm on Thursday, 7/27 after dinner. Students will get an opportunity to ask lecturers and school directors questions concerning research and career issues.