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==== [[ELogs/SaadShaikh|Saad Shaikh]] ====
==== [[ELogs/SaadShaikh|Saad Shaikh]] ====
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* Working on plotting 3D dose distribution from patient QA detector in ROOT.
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* Poster finished for [http://www.pprig.co.uk PPRIG]:
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* Successfully plotted 3D data: now need to plot 2D intensity distribution side by side.
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** Main poster plot comparing intensity just needs a few tweaks.
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* Will attempt to alter plots to convert from energy to range.
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** Will change colour map and rearrange plot.
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* Put together rough draft of poster for [http://www.pprig.co.uk PPRIG].
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** '''SJ''' will attempt to produce poster plot in Matlab.
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* Need to verify whether poster needs to be printed: '''SJ''' has emailed '''Charles-Antoine Collins Fekete''' and '''Russell Thomas'''.
==== [[ELogs/RaffaellaRadogna|Raffaella Radogna]] ====
==== [[ELogs/RaffaellaRadogna|Raffaella Radogna]] ====
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* Completed To Do list and organised completed tasks by month.
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* Caen HV now working over ethernet:
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* Contacted Caen to connect HV supply via ethernet: USB working but not ethernet.
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** Only works via telnet.
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* Has Nikon D7500 camera: will install software on DAQ laptop.
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** Macs need telnet copied from pre-High Sierra OS.
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* Installed software for Nikon D7500 camera.
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* Organised cabling, electronics and scintillators into storage boxes.
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=== MSc Meeting, 23rd January (D12, Physics & Astronomy, UCL)  ===
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=== MSc Meeting, 30th January (D12, Physics & Astronomy, UCL)  ===
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==== [[ELogs/FernandoFelix|Fernando Franco Felix]] ====
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* Updated summary of photodiode calculations.
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* Finished progress report: will submit today.
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** References [https://www.hamamatsu.com/eu/en/product/optical-sensors/photodiodes/si-photodiodes/index.html Hamamatsu Si photodiode datasheets].
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* Need to extract information from progress report to update presentation.
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* Will recheck minimum and maximum signal currents from photodiode and contact Hamamatsu to confirm.
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** [http://orbit.dtu.dk/files/51297792/Introduction_to_CT.pdf http://orbit.dtu.dk/files/51297792/Introduction_to_CT.pdf]
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** [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CT_scan Wikipedia: CT Scan]
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** [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_of_computed_tomography Wikipedia: Operation of CT]
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=== Proton Calorimetry Meeting, 23rd January (D17, Physics & Astronomy, UCL)  ===
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==== [[ELogs/RaffaellaRadogna|Raffaella Radogna]] ====
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==== Present ====
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'''Simon Jolly''', '''Raffaella Radogna''', '''Laurent Kelleter''', '''Ohie Mayenin''', '''Saad Shaikh''', '''James Golbourn'''
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==== [[ELogs/JamesGolbourn|James Golbourn]] ====
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* Gave talk on [http://www.hep.ucl.ac.uk/pbt/wikiData/presentations/2019/JGolbourn_PBT-QAMethods_23-01-19.pdf Quality Assurance in Proton Beam Therapy].
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* Finished installing and testing software for Nikon D7500:
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* Will expand information on daily QA.
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** DigiCamControl provides useful control but can crash camera if switching certain settings.
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* Get '''Alison Warry''' to put '''JG''' in touch with '''Håkan Nystrøm'''.
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** Nikon Camera Control Pro 2 more stable but not free.
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* '''SJ''' obtained quote for Nikon software from WEX: will probably purchase.
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* More memory cards needed: '''SJ''' will purchase.

Latest revision as of 12:34, 30 January 2019

Contents

Minutes for UCL Proton Calorimetry Meetings, 29th/30th January 2019 (D12, Physics & Astronomy, UCL)

MSci Meeting, 29th January (D12, Physics & Astronomy, UCL)

Present

Simon Jolly, Raffaella Radogna, Ohie Mayenin, Saad Shaikh

Ohie Mayenin

  • Fixed issues with pyBDSIM script courtesy of Laurie Nevay!
  • Run through ATF2 examples successfully.
  • Exceed visualisation doesn't work without Exceed 3D extension:
    • Should be covered under UCL CHEST agreement.
    • Will contact Ben Waugh, Fahad Ihsan, Tony Hoare and Robert Silk to obtain access to UCL copy.
    • Exceed 15 3D download is available from UCL SWDB Exceed download page.
  • Will contact Laurie Nevay to get started with Clatterbridge BDSIM simulation.
  • Will write up notes on all problem solving and include it in the ELog.

Saad Shaikh

  • Poster finished for PPRIG:
    • Main poster plot comparing intensity just needs a few tweaks.
    • Will change colour map and rearrange plot.
    • SJ will attempt to produce poster plot in Matlab.
  • Need to verify whether poster needs to be printed: SJ has emailed Charles-Antoine Collins Fekete and Russell Thomas.

Raffaella Radogna

  • Caen HV now working over ethernet:
    • Only works via telnet.
    • Macs need telnet copied from pre-High Sierra OS.
  • Installed software for Nikon D7500 camera.
  • Organised cabling, electronics and scintillators into storage boxes.

MSc Meeting, 30th January (D12, Physics & Astronomy, UCL)

Present

Simon Jolly, Raffaella Radogna, Fernando Franco Felix

Fernando Franco Felix

  • Finished progress report: will submit today.
  • Need to extract information from progress report to update presentation.
  • Will recheck minimum and maximum signal currents from photodiode and contact Hamamatsu to confirm.

Raffaella Radogna

  • Finished installing and testing software for Nikon D7500:
    • DigiCamControl provides useful control but can crash camera if switching certain settings.
    • Nikon Camera Control Pro 2 more stable but not free.
  • SJ obtained quote for Nikon software from WEX: will probably purchase.
  • More memory cards needed: SJ will purchase.
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