Braidwood Collaboration Meeting

From: Ed Blucher (
Date: Tue May 10 2005 - 13:03:57 CDT

Here is the agenda for this weekend's collaboration meeting. Several
speakers have not been confirmed -- please contact us if you are unable to
give a talk. As usual, we'll post talks on the Braidwood web site. It
would be helpful if you could email your talk to Ed before the meeting.

We'll see you on Friday.

Ed and Mike

                       Braidwood Collaboration Meeting

Video: dial 826763 at 384 kbs
Voice: 1-510-883-7860; at the prompt enter 826763 follwed by # sign

Friday May 13, WH10NW
12:30-1:15 Software Status and Plans (T. Bolton)
             MC status (M. Worcester)

Baseline Issues:
1:15-1:45pm Gd concentration (D. Hahn, J.Link)
1:45-2:15 Movement system - method/costs/capability (H. Jostlein/Ray Stefanski)
2:15-2:45 Underground area design (L. Bartozek)
2:45-3:30 Break for Oddone talk
3:30-4:00 Refined vessel design (V. Guarino)
4:00-6:00 Veto system design (P. Fisher et al.)
   - Improved description and estimates of backgrounds including veto system
   - How veto system impacts backgrounds and systematics
   - In-situ monitoring
6:00-6:30 Surface building design (Hans Jostlein/Ray Stefanski)

Saturday May 14, WH10NW
Baseline contd:
8:45-9:00 Final depth and Bore hole information incorporation into baseline (J. Link)
9:00-9:30 Updated underground muon rates (M. Hurwitz)

Sensitivity issues:
9:30-10:00 Improved sensitivity studies - Rate vs. Shape vs. systematics (M. Shaevitz)
10:00-10:30 Justifications for acceptance and other systematics
    -- Updated 2 vs. 3 zone studies: (E. Abouzaid)

10:30-10:45 Break

Cross checks:
10:45-11:15 Using isotope production from cosmic muons to measure fiducial mass
particularly measuring 9Li/8He and also supernova capability (S. Biller)
11:15-11:45 Impact of detector movement as a cross-check (S. Biller)

11:45-12:15 Other background issues

Lunch 12:15-1:00

Elastic scattering measurement: (Janet)
- Overview of status and memos
- Discussion of how to put forward to NuSAG
- New review committee plan

2:00-2:30 Introduction (J. Klein)
2:30-3:00 Source movement system (E. Pod)
3:00-3:30 Dissolved sources - (N. Jelley)

3:30-4:30 General Discussion

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