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Do and Don’t for Running in the a DC Field User Facility. Eric Palm, Director DC Field User Program. Before. DO decide what your goals are…. Scientific goal Plan measurement with goal in mind Use experiment design tools when appropriate Fuzzy thinking produces fuzzy results…

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Do and don t for running in the a dc field user facility

Do and Don’t for Running in the aDC Field User Facility

Eric Palm, Director DC Field User Program


Do decide what your goals are

Before

DO decide what your goals are…

  • Scientific goal

  • Plan measurement with goal in mind

  • Use experiment design tools when appropriate

  • Fuzzy thinking produces fuzzy results…

  • Do preliminary measurements as far in advance as possible

  • Don’t screen samples at the MagLab


Do your homework

Before

Do your homework

  • Read the info on the web

  • Re-read the info on the web

  • Study the info on the web

  • Apply for time – take care of the details

  • Don’t apply at the last minute…

  • Do apply to the right user program...

  • DOE - allow much extra time, especially for foreign nationals…


Do communicate

Before

Do communicate

  • Talk to the experts – review your plan and goals

  • Offer to collaborate if appropriateAPS – If work not possible without person contribution, they deserve to be offered author status

  • Communicate assumptions – don’t assume

  • If you don’t know communicate that as well


Don t be an asshole

During

Don’t be an asshole

  • Do admit mistakes

  • If you break something let someone know

  • If something is broken – don’t put it back on the shelf; label the problem and bring it to us

  • If you have a problem, ask for help

  • Know enough to know if you have a problem

  • Don’t take tools, equipment, stuff without asking

  • If you take stuff, bring it back!

  • If the answer is no don’t ask again

  • If its against the rules, don’t do it anyway

  • Treat others the way you would want to be treated!


Do your reporting

After

Do your reporting

  • Get your reports in on time and using the proper templates (read & follow the instructions)

  • Report resulting publications

  • Acknowledge the lab in publications

  • Report students graduating, etc.

  • Let us know about your successes


Do provide f eedback

After

Do provide feedback

  • Provide constructive criticism about how to make facility better.

  • Thank the people that helped you and made your work possible


Its all about the preparation

Its all about the preparation

Piss poor planning prevents proper performance

Failure to plan is planning to fail


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