Meetings


This page gives information on the future and recent meetings of the FRIB Astrophysics Collaboration, the SECAR Collaboration, and on FRIB. Older meetings can be found on the Meetings Archive page.

Future Meetings

Please check back here for future meetings of the FRIB Astrophysics Collaboration, the SECAR Collaboration, and FRIB Users.

Recent Meetings

SECAR Collaboration Meeting on Thursday, August 20, 2015

In connection with the 2015 Low Energy Community Meeting held from August 20-22, 2015 at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, the SECAR collaboration met on Thursday evening, August 20, from 18:00 - 20:00. The collaboration meeting was open to all who are interested in SECAR, no registration or fee was needed. The meeting agenda was:

Separator for Capture Reactions SECAR Collaboration Meeting
Thursday, August 20, 2015
18:00 - 20:00
Michigan State University

[1] Welcome and Agenda - Michael Smith (ORNL)

[2] Project Status - Hendrik Schatz (MSU)

[3] SECAR Science - Michael Smith (ORNL)

[4] Identifying high priority experiments - Michael Smith (ORNL)

[5a] ReA3 Beam development - Georg Bollen (MSU)

[5b] NSCL and beams - Michael Thoennessen (MSU)


[6a] Ancillary equipment development efforts - Diagnostics - Fernando Montes (MSU)

[6b] Ancillary equipment development efforts - Focal Plane - Jeff Blackmon/Catherine Deibel (LSU)

[6c] Ancillary equipment development efforts - Target area - Kelly Chipps (ORNL)

[6d] Ancillary equipment development efforts - LaBr Gamma Array - Ulrike Hagar (MSU)


[7] SECAR ion optics in LISE - Oleg Tarasov (MSU)

[8] Open discussion

This Collaboration meeting was organized by the SECAR Collaboration Council: Michael Smith - ORNL (Chair), Dan Bardayan - Notre Dame, Alan Chen - McMaster Univ. Catherine Deibel - LSU, Uwe Greife - Colorado School of Mines, Ernst Rehm - ANL, Frank Strieder - South Dakota School of Mines, and Chris Wrede - MSU.

Astrophysics Equipment Session on Friday, August 21, 2015

As part of the 2015 Low Energy Community Meeting held from August 20-22, 2015 at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, there was a break out session on astrophysics-related equpiment on Friday, August 21, 2015 from 13:30 - 15:30. The meeting covered equipment at FRIB -- including JENSA and SECAR -- as well as equipment and initiatives at other facilities. The program agenda was:

Astrophysics Equipment Breakout Session
[0] Welcome and Agenda - Catherine Deibel (LSU)

[1] SECAR + St. George - Manoel Couder (Notre Dame)

[2] CASPAR - Frank Strieder (South Dakota School of Mines)

[3] ReAx - Fernando Montes (MSU)

[4] TPCs - Ingo Wiedenhoever (FSU)

[5] Solenoids and HELIOS - Alan Wuosmaa (Univ. Connecticut)

[6] AIRIS - Calem Hoffman (ANL)

[7] Trap Measurements - Jason Clark (ANL)

[8] Spectrometers - Richard Longland (NCSU)

[9] JENSA Gas Tgt - Kelly Chipps (ORNL)

[10] Open Discussion

[11] Summary

The session was organized by Hendrik Schatz (MSU), Catherine Diebel (LSU), Ernst Rehm (ANL), and Michael Smith (ORNL).