Tentative Work/Lab Schedule

 For QuarkNet 2002

 

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

July 18

Friday

July 19

9:00-12:30

 

 

 

 

Computer Webquest

(Bldg. 438)

Offi. of Sci Ed.

12:30-14:00

 

 

 

 

 

14:00-17:00

 

 

 

Introduction to Standard Model, Part I (Bldg. 510) Physics

 

17:00-18:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Monday

July 22

Tuesday

July 23

Wednesday

July 24

Thursday

July 25

Friday

July 26

9:30-12:30

Welcome

 

BNL Safety Training

 

Interaction of particles with matter – what is a detector?

Cosmic Rays and basic electronics

 

Particle Accelerators

Coincidence and Oscilloscope experiment

Analysis of muon lifetime experiment, discussion of errors.

12:30-14:00

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch w/Rutgers QuarkNet. Berkner Hall, Rm. D (12:30-1:30 pm)

14:00-17:00

Introduction to Standard Model –Part II

Laboratory

Cloud

Chamber

(build)

Tour #1

 BNL (LEAF/Magnet/

NSLS)

Oscilloscope experiment, muon lifetime, setup muon lifetime exp

E/M experiment

 

Summary of week 1

17:00-18:00

Welcoming Reception (Physics Courtyard)

 

Group picture and Luau at Brookhaven Center

BBQ at Peggy’s (Mt. Sinai)

 

 

 

Monday

July 29

Tuesday

July 30

Wednesday

July 31

Thursday

August 1

Friday

August 2

9:30-12:30

High Energy Physics Experiments

ATLAS

Neutrino

 

Movies

Coincidence experiments: What can we measure?

Tour #2  of Brookhaven

(RHIC/Phenix or STAR)

BNL Educational Programs

 

Summary of workshop and future plans

12:30-14:00

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

14:00-17:00

Cerenkov Light in a box

Construction of shower array detector or

Repair spark chamber

Construction of shower array detector or repair spark chamber

Measurement with shower array. Or with spark chamber

Discussion, Feedback, and Continuation of Quarknet

17:00-18:00

Get together at Brookhaven Center

 

 

BNL Dinner @ the Brookhaven Center

 

 


 

 

July 18

14:00

Ed Pascuzzi and Bruce

Introduction to concepts of Standard Model

July 19

9:00

Bruce and Peggy

Webquest – Web search – mediated.

July 22

9:30

Welcome

 

 

10:00

Mike Zarcone

BNL required training for lab activities, emergency response, General Safety Training

 

14:00

Michael Rijssenbeek

Introduction to the Standard Model

July 23

9:30

Michael Rijssenbeek

Interaction of particles with matter – what is a detector?

 

14:00

Michael Rijsseenbek

Laboratory, cloud chamber. How can you build an inexpensive but yet very usable cloud chamber.

July 24

9:30

Helio Takai

We will discuss briefly what are cosmic rays, and the basics of electronics used in experiments.

 

11:00

Tara Newman

What is an accelerator? Followed by discussion.

 

14:00

Helio Takai (escorted)

Tour of BNL 1 – We will visit LEAF, a small accelerator in the Chemistry Department, The superconducting magnet factory and the National Synchroton Light Source

July 25

9:30

Michael and Helio

Coincidence Experiments with Oscilloscope. Introduction to scintillation detection and concepts of coincidence. Measurement of particle velocity.

 

14:00

Ed Pascuzzi and Michael Rijssenbeek

Muon Lifetime experiment – Concept, Setup and measure muon lifetime

July 26

9:30

Ed Pascuzzi and Helio Takai

Analysis of muon  lifetime experiment. Using excel to derive the muon lifetime – Why is the muon lifetime so interesting? Does it have anything to do with the Standard Model?

 

14:00

Ed Pascuzzi

The E/M experiment – determining the charge to mass ratio for the electron

 


 

July 29

9:30

11:00

H. Gordon

The ATLAS detector

ATLAS the movie

 

14:00

Helio Takai

Kamiokanne, the particle detector in a thermos bottle. Is it possible? What is Cerenkov light?

July 30

9:30

Milind Diwan

Neutrino Physics

 

11:00

Bruce Qua

Movies, Movies, Movies

 

14:00

Helio Takai

Construction of a Shower Detector

July 31

9:30

Michael Rijssenbeek

Back to the Coincidences

 

14:00

Helio Takai

Construction of a Shower Detector

August 1

9:30

Helio Takai (escort)

Tour 2 of BNL - RHIC

 

14:00

Helio

Using the Shower Detector for measurements

August 2

9:30

11:00

Brian Murfin

Ed, Bruce, Peggy, ALL

Discussion with Brian Murfin on BNL educational programs

Discussion on How to continue Quarknet Activities

 

 

14:00

All

We would like to hear your feedback on Quarknet, Suggestions, how to continue, etc…

 


 

Generalities

 

Q&A sessions are foreseen on a daily basis. Time will allowed for discussions.

 

Participants are encouraged to bring instrumentation to the workshop. For example many people have cloud chambers in their schools and never used.  Bring them, but put a clear name tag and take home after you are done with it.

 

Participants are encouraged to bring any educational material on the subject of particle physics, cosmic rays. (Educational movies, posters, web links, jokes, cartoons).

 

Laptops:  We will provide laptop connection to the internet using DHCP and wireless connection.

 

Desktops:  A number of desktop computers will be made available to the participants.

 

Computer projector: will be available throughout the workshop

 

Slide projector:  will be available throughout the the workshop.

 

Transparency projector: Our meeting room is equipped with one

 

Telephone: The meeting room has two  telephone numbers:  344-3609, and 344-7074 (conference phone)

 


 

Lunch, Dinner and Social Events

 

Lunch will be on your own at Berkner Hall, (on-site cafeteria),  aka Chez Berkner.

 

Dinner  is served at the Brookhaven Center every day until 8:00 pm, excluding Saturdays.

 

We have scheduled a number of social activities that you should RSVP to.

 

Monday July 22nd , QuarkNet  Welcoming Reception on the Physics Dept Courtyard, kindly sponsored by the Physics Department.   Guests are welcome.  RSVP by July 15.

 

Wednesday, July 24th , Summer Student’s Luau at Brookhaven Center.  We are all invited to the event. We are scheduling to take a group picture on that day.  This event is sponsored by the Office of Science and Education.

 

Thursday July 25th, Dinner at Peggy Digget’s house in Mt. Sinai.   Please RSVP to Peggy Diggett by Monday, July 22.  Cold Beverages or Dessert would be welcomed by the host.

 

Monday July 29th, For those of you who are interested in a get together at the Brookhaven Center after 5:00 pm.

 

Thursday, August 1st, Dinner at Brookhaven Center, kindly sponsored by the Office of Science and Education.  Please RSVP to Linda by July 29.  Sorry, but attendance is limited to QuarkNetters only.