RunIIb Level 2 upgrade meetings

(for daily/weekly progress, see new e-log for L2 upgrade effort )

(for bi-weekly meetings, see CDF Web talks.)

and for project details go Back to Pulsar Home Page

New L2CAL Pulsar upgrade web page

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L2CAL upgrade proposal review (for talks see trigger upgrade review on July 27, 2006).

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Trigger Workshop (for talks see Trigger Workshop, May 12, 2006).

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Overall L2 Latency, SVT fast abort and related issues (Ted, April 21,2005)

Pulsar L2 is now officially in full operation, as of April 04, 2005...

Second IRR (Installation/operation Readiness Review) (Feb. 9th, 2005. FNAL).

. Talks: (1): Introduction (Ted), ppt format ( pdf ). (2): System Overview and planning (ChengJu), ppt format . (3): Control/decision software (Daniel), pdf format . (4): PulsarMon (Wojtek), pdf format . (5): Fiber Splitter for ShowerMax status(Chris), ppt format . ( pdf ). (6): Beam Test Results: System Robustness and Timing Performance (Vadim), pdf format . (1): Summary (Ted), ppt format ( pdf ).

First IRR (Installation/operation Readiness Review) (Sept 27, 2004. FNAL): All Talks will be available from CDF WebTalks .

. Useful material for this review: Talks: (1): Project Overview (Ted), ppt format . (2): Pulsar Hardware and Commissioning experience (Burkard), ppt format . ( pdf ). (3): PulsarMon and Cluster path (Vadim), pdf format . (4): Active Splitter/ShowerMax Monitoring code readiness(Chris), ppt format . ( pdf ). (5): Algorithm CPU software (Kristian), pdf format . (6): Control/Interface software (Daniel), pdf format . (6): Final Commissioning Plan and Schedule (Cheng-Ju), ppt format .

Sixth Group meeting for L2 upgrade (June 11, 2004. Hornet Nest, High Rise, FNAL): All Talks are available from CDF WebTalks .

(1): Project Overview and System Integration (Ted), ppt format ( pdf ). (2): Pulsar Firmware Status (Sakari)( pdf ). (3): CPU/PCI readiness for integration I (Kristian). (4): CPU/PCI readiness and plan for integration II (Daniel). (5): L2toTS and plan for integration(Cheng-Ju), ppt. (6): Pulsar new VME readout status (Jane), pdf. (7): Pulsar production, muon/xtrp/L1/SVT/merger readiness and plan for integration (Burkard) ppt. ( pdf ). (8): RECES readiness and active splitter, plan for integration(Chris), ppt format. (8): PulsarMon and Cluster readiness, plan for integration(Vadim), pdf.

Pulsar Status report at CDF weekly meeting (Burkard, June 10,04):

Pulsar L2 upgrade Status Report, ppt format ( pdf ).

Fifth Group meeting for L2 upgrade (March 12, 2004. Blackhole, High Rise, FNAL): All Talks are available from CDF WebTalks .

(1): Project Overview and Goals for the summer (Ted), ppt format ( pdf ). (2): Pulsar Production Status (Harold). (3): SVT Road Warrior Upgrade status/commissioining plan (Franco/Roberto). (4): Pulsar Firmware Status(Sakari). (5): Muon/XTRP/L1T/SVT/Merger status amd commissioning plan and Pulsar production testing plan(Burkard), ppt ( pdf ). (6): Clist/Iso/SumEt status and commissioning plan(Vadim), pdf. (7): L2toTS status and commissioning plan/Pulsar S-LINK format update for the system(Cheng-Ju), ppt. (8): CPU and CPU/DAQ interface status and commissioning plan(Daniel), ppt. (9): Pulsar Readout in CDF DAQ(Jane), pdf.

PAC talk on CDF RunIIb upgrade (Dec.13, 2003):

Status of CDF RunIIb upgrade (Ted) ( pdf format)

SRC/SiliconDAQ upgrade meeting with SVX experts (Dec 04, 2003):

Initial thoughts on Pulsar in SRC mode (Ted).

Pulsar Production Readiness Review (Nov 07, 2003):

Review called by Pat Lukens . Review committee: Peter Wilson, Jonathan Lewis and Alex Cerri.

Review talks: Pulsar Design (Mircea), ppt format and Pulsar Production Readiness(Burkard), ppt format , and Review committe report, pdf format .

IEEE NSS talk on Pulsar, or on "blue wires" (Ted. Oct 22, 2003, Portland, Oregon): CDF Pulsar Project (ppt format)

CDF DAQ RunIIb internal review (Oct 13, 2003): All Talks are available from CDF WebTalks .

Pulsar Status and Plan (Ted), ppt format and Committee Report, pdf and RunIIb Trigger/DAQ upgrade baseline Plan(Kevin), pdf format

Fourth Group meeting for L2 upgrade (Oct 10, 2003): All Talks are available from CDF WebTalks .

Introduction (Bob), pdf format and Hardware Status (Burkard) ppt and Muon commissionning (Burkard&Cheng-Ju) ppt and Pulsar Firmware Status (Sakari), ppt format and L2 Decision Studies with Pulsar/PC (Kristian), pdf format and Pulsar/Computer interface Plans (Paul), pdf format and Gigabit Ethernet Update (Bob), pdf format and Summary and Plan (Ted), ppt format

SVT upgrade workshop (July 22, 2003): Possibility of using Pulsar for SVT upgrade

Talks related to using Pulsar in SVT: Introduction to Pulsar (Ted) and Using Pulsar for SVT upgrade (Alex) ; SVT workshop summary (ppt) or SVT workshop summary (ps) . All Talks are available from CDF WebTalks .

Third group meeting for Level 2 upgrade (May 16, 2003): Talks are available from CDF WebTalks

Bi-weekly meeting (April 25, 2003): news report. Talks: Data format definition: Cluster/Isolation/SVT/XTRP/L1 (Cheng-Ju) and Initial results on Gigabit Ethernet performance study (Bob) and More results on SLINK to PCI performance study(Paul).

Bi-weekly meeting (April 11, 2003): news reports summarized by Burkard. Talks: Hardware status (Burkard) and Muon/RECES data format(Cheng-Ju)

Bi-weekly meeting (March 28, 2003): news reports. Talks: SLINK format:header&trailer (Ted) and Muon data format(Cheng-Ju)

Second group meeting for Level 2 upgrade (March 14, 2003)

This is the second group meeting, organized by Joe Kroll.

Time: Friday, March 14,1-4pm.

Location: 12th floor (High Rise).

For video connection, email Joe (kroll@hep.upenn.edu) and Shiela(videoconf@fnal.gov). Conference room phone number: 630-840-8736, Upenn: 215-898-7572. Yale: 203-432-5044. Speakers send talks to Ted (thliu@fnal.gov).

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First group meeting for Level 2 upgrade (Jan.30th, 2003)

This is the very first group meeting to discuss RunIIb L2 trigger upgrade plan, organized by Ted Liu.

Time: Thursday, Jan.30th,2-5pm. Group dinner at 6pm.

Location: BLACKHOLE (High Rise)

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