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CATHI Marie Curie Initial Training Network C ryogenics, A ccelerators and T argets at H IE- I SOLDE. SANDRA GIRON (DGS/RP)* WP9, ER 4 Mid Term Review Meeting, 26 September 2012. Outline. Background WP9 : Safety and Radiation Protection Activity at CERN Project Status and Achievements

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Cathi marie curie initial training network c ryogenics a ccelerators and t argets at h ie i solde

CATHIMarie Curie Initial Training NetworkCryogenics, Accelerators and Targets at HIE-ISOLDE

SANDRA GIRON (DGS/RP)*

WP9, ER 4

Mid Term Review Meeting, 26 September 2012


Outline

Outline

Background

WP9 : Safety and Radiation Protection

Activity at CERN

Project Status and Achievements

Training courses, conferences and collaborations

Conclusion


Background

Background

PhD in nuclear physics performed at IPNO

  • Experimental study of a nuclear reaction of astrophysical interest

  • Nuclear experiments with radioactive beams

    • Detectors and electronics settings

    • Data taking

  • Data analysis

    • Development of an existing code (C++)

    • Selection of events, coincidences between particles

    • Theoretical calculations

  • Monte Carlo simulations (Geant 4)

    • Optimisation of the experimental setup

      Teaching assistant in physics at University Paris-Sud


Wp9 safety and radiation protection

WP9 : Safety and Radiation protection

  • Vacuum & Cryogenic

  • HV risks

  • Radiation levels

  • Radioactive beams

  • Neutrons

  • X-rays emission

  • Shielding design

  • Access doors

  • Interlocks

  • Fire and gas detection

  • Radiation levels


Activity at cern

Activity at CERN

  • Arrival : 1st of March 2012

  • Radiation Protection analysis (in progress)

    • Bibliography : comparison to facilities similar to HIE-ISOLDE : ISAC2 @ TRIUMF, ALPI @ Legnaro

    • Estimation of radiation levels from X-ray emission of RF cavities : dose rate measurements on cavities during RF tests at SM18

    • Specification of bulk shielding requirements & design report on the shielding of the future linac

    • Geometry and access doors to the tunnel with FLUKA simulations

SM18 cavity tests

FLUKA simulations


Activity at cern1

Activity at CERN

ongoing

near future

future

LINAC2 survey

  • Radiation Protection study

    • Follow-up of RP requirements implementation

    • Assessment of radiation levels due to ion beam losses

    • Comparison of analytical Monte Carlo codes

    • Draft parts of the HIE-ISOLDE safety file

    • Estimation of radioactive waste

  • Complementary activities and internal networking

    • X-ray background estimation for MINIBALL experiment

    • Participation to a survey during a technical stop (RP skills)

    • Become a CERN guide (in progress)


Deliverables milestones

Deliverables & Milestones


Collaborations

Collaborations

Visit to GANIL planned in November 2012

Cavity tests at IPN Orsay

Collaboration with TRIUMF in the pipeline : safety file andfeedback from operating facility

Collaboration with CEA/LENAC : FLUKA/PHITS comparison for transport of heavy ions


Training conferences

Training & Conferences

Attended courses

Training courses

planned

Conferences

planned

  • Radiation Protection Experts certificate delivered by IRA (Lausanne)

  • Monte Carlo simulations : FLUKA course at Jefferson Lab

  • Oral english course

  • Nucleonica training course (October 2012 in Karlsruhe)

  • AXEL : Introduction to Particle Accelerators (January 2013 at CERN)

  • ALARA principle (March 2013 at CEA)

  • Communication and Management course to follow

  • People 2012 Marie Curie Conference

  • 2013 IPAC Conference

  • 2013 Supercomputing in Nuclear Applications and Monte Carlo


Conclusion

Conclusion

Evaluation of the tunnel shielding evolving in a good way

Timetable is respected up to now

Good opportunity for my career development

Several networking opportunities : collaborations @ CERN and outside

Large panel of formations


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