No.136,

ONGOING AND UPCOMING EVENTS

  • ALICE Mini week: 25-29 January 2021.

 

NEWS and ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

        • Update on the COVID19 Guidelines:  All users are encouraged to consult regularly the following information channel: https://hse.cern/covid-19-information
           
        • Frequently Asked Questions are listed in the COVID FAQ page. Quarantine for persons arriving in Switzerland is updated in the link here.

          For any information and support regarding the quarantine period contact ALICE-covid19-coordination@cern.ch
        • ALICE secretariat opening next week: Monday, 11 January, from 8:30 to 12:30 and from 13:30 to 17:00 hrs. Nathalie, Guylaine & Julia remain available by phone and e-mail.
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            EVENTS OF INTEREST

             

            NEW PAPERS ON THE ARXIV

            All publications of the ALICE Collaboration submitted to Refereed Journals are in the link here.
            New ALICE paper submissions appear in twitter: ALICE_Publications.

            NEWS FROM POINT 2

            Surface commissioning, commissioning at P2 and labs, and remote commissioning are progressing well for all central and subsystems. The main highlights are:

            • ITS:  Surface commissioning completed successfully. Disconnection and preparation for transportation to P2 ongoing.
            • TPC :  Irradiation tests with second stack continue with x-ray during Christmas break.
            • MCH: Station 5 installation ongoing. MCH CRU UL has been tested. Four quadrants for CH1 (Station 1) are arriving at CERN this week.
            • MFT:  Reconnect of TOP cables were done.  Power system and cooling set ON. Powering the entire MFT ongoing.
            • TRD: readout up to FLP works fine and tests of the compressor code are ongoing.
               

            Conferences

            CURRENT CONFERENCES AND SCHOOLS (starting this week)
              SPEAKING OPPORTUNITIES (events within 3 months or deadline within 1 month)
              • CPOD2021, GSI/CERN/Berkeley - online, 15-19 March, abstract deadline 15 February.
                • DIS2021, Stony Brook, US - online, 12-16 April, abstract deadline 1 February.
                • APS GHP workshop, Chicago, US - online, 13-16 April, abstract deadline 16 January.
                • Lomonosov 2021, Moscow, Russia, 19-25 August, abstract deadline 1 February.
                    SCHOOLS

                    None.

                    OUTREACH NEWS

                    • ALICE Visits: since the onsite public visits are cancelled as of now, a possible scenario for the virtual visit can be found at this link.

                    DIVERSITY

                                      ALICE Diversity Office website can be accessed here.

                     

                    Have a great weekend and a great week ahead!