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=== High Priority ===
=== High Priority ===
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*Add information to PBT Wiki
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* Matched tracker and calorimeter data: manual binning for X, Y, Count histograms to find average energy in each bin to then produce 4D histogram.
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** Analysis routines to fit Bortfeld and quenched Bortfeld Bragg curves to simulated data.
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* Produce poster for PPRIG of experiment with single-module calorimeter and PRaVDA tracker.
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** How to take data with scintillator stack coupled to CMOS sensor.
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** Analysis routines for data taken from scintillator stack.
=== Low Priority ===
=== Low Priority ===
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* Investigate FPGAs.
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* Investigate y-scale factor correction with chi-square minimisation.
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* Plot x-scale factors against y-scale factors divided by number of counts.
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* Re-attempt LeCroy scope dead-time measurements.
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* Start final report in February.
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== Completed ==
== Completed ==
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* Wrote code to load and plot PRaVDA data in 2D histograms.
* Wrote code to load and plot PRaVDA data in 2D histograms.
* Wrote code to correlate tracker and calorimeter measurements, to produce a list of events with X, Y, E coordinates.
* Wrote code to correlate tracker and calorimeter measurements, to produce a list of events with X, Y, E coordinates.
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* Wrote code to plot matched events into various 3D histograms: XY, XE, YE
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* Wrote code to plot matched events into various 3D histograms: XY, XE, YE.
* Progress report.
* Progress report.
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* Progress interview.
* Improved LeCroy & Caen matching by finding x-scale factor through chi-square minimisation.
* Improved LeCroy & Caen matching by finding x-scale factor through chi-square minimisation.
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* All runs from first Birmingham put through matching algorithm. Energy spectra, 2D tracker histograms, and 3D XY, XE & YE histograms plotted for all runs.
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* All runs from first Birmingham put through matching algorithm. Energy spectra, 2D tracker histograms, and 3D XY, XE & YE histograms plotted for all runs (187 plots).
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* Wrote code to plot 3D XY histograms, but with the height of bars being the average energy in the bin.
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* Improved LeCroy & Caen matching by finding y-scale factor through chi-square minimisation or through peak event counting. Peak event counting method best.
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* Converted energy to range in XYE histogram.
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* Plotted 2D number density histogram alongside 3D XYRange histogram.
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* Produced poster for PPRIG 2019 of experiment with single-module calorimeter and PRaVDA tracker.
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* Attended PPRIG 2019.
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* Completed MSci Final report.
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* Attended PTCOG 2019.
== Dates 2019 ==
== Dates 2019 ==
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| style="text-align: center;" | 07/02 - 08/02
 
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Latest revision as of 14:08, 20 November 2019

Electronic Log for Saad Shaikh

Contents

To Do

High Priority

  • Add information to PBT Wiki
    • Analysis routines to fit Bortfeld and quenched Bortfeld Bragg curves to simulated data.
    • How to take data with scintillator stack coupled to CMOS sensor.
    • Analysis routines for data taken from scintillator stack.

Low Priority

  • Investigate FPGAs.

Completed

  • Literature review.
  • First Birmingham experimental run.
  • Wrote code to load and plot Caen digitiser data in histograms.
  • Overhauled LeCroy data analysis routines: (short region) double baseline sigma testing, dynamic integration window allocation, empty acquisition checks.
  • Wrote code to scale and plot LeCroy & Caen data onto single plot, using approximate x and y-scale factors.
  • Wrote code to load and plot PRaVDA data in 2D histograms.
  • Wrote code to correlate tracker and calorimeter measurements, to produce a list of events with X, Y, E coordinates.
  • Wrote code to plot matched events into various 3D histograms: XY, XE, YE.
  • Progress report.
  • Progress interview.
  • Improved LeCroy & Caen matching by finding x-scale factor through chi-square minimisation.
  • All runs from first Birmingham put through matching algorithm. Energy spectra, 2D tracker histograms, and 3D XY, XE & YE histograms plotted for all runs (187 plots).
  • Wrote code to plot 3D XY histograms, but with the height of bars being the average energy in the bin.
  • Improved LeCroy & Caen matching by finding y-scale factor through chi-square minimisation or through peak event counting. Peak event counting method best.
  • Converted energy to range in XYE histogram.
  • Plotted 2D number density histogram alongside 3D XYRange histogram.
  • Produced poster for PPRIG 2019 of experiment with single-module calorimeter and PRaVDA tracker.
  • Attended PPRIG 2019.
  • Completed MSci Final report.
  • Attended PTCOG 2019.

Dates 2019

Date Event
22/03 Final Report Deadline
03/06-07/06 MSci Presentation Week
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