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Call for Proposals at GANIL for PAC in November 2018

The next meeting of the GANIL Program Advisory Committee (PAC) will take place from November 15th to 16th 2018, at GANIL. The deadline for submission of the proposals is June 15th 2018 (12:00 CET)


The cyclotrons will be running approximately 4 months in one block in 2019. To optimize the running of the facility, this call for proposals is for experiments ready to run around April 2019.  Due to various technical constraints, this call will be restricted to experiments with:

·         G1 vault hosting the setup of VAMOS+MUGAST+AGATA

·         D5 vault hosting the setup FAZIA+INDRA

·         ACTAR placed either in G3 or in D6 (LISE) vault for entire beam period

·         D4 (LISE) and G2 vaults.

Proposals concerning experiments in the G1 and D5 vaults or ACTAR are required to be compatible and run as a campaign and coordinated as such, among the spokespersons, contact persons and scientific coordinators, prior to the proposal submission. Other interesting proposals not included in the above call should be sent as letters of intent so as to be able to help planning future calls.

 

Starting from this call, a new procedure will be introduced for the submission of experimental proposals to GANIL PAC. Please follow closely the proposal submission procedure below:          

1.       Before you start the preparation of your proposal, you are requested to get in contact with a GANIL contact person (GCP) (http://pro.ganil-spiral2.eu/users-guide/pac/contact-persons) and inform him/her of your intention to submit a proposal. The GANIL contact person will assist you in the local coordination of your experiment and in the various steps of your proposal and experiment.

2.       Prior to the proposal submission, you are requested to communicate with the equipment scientific coordinators (see list at http://pro.ganil-spiral2.eu/users-guide/pac/scientific-coordinators)

3.      The proposal should be submitted to GANIL via online submission using the following web form https://u.ganil-spiral2.eu/pac/. The deadline for proposal submission is on June 15th 2018 (12:00 CET). You should submit in pdf format:

·         a technical form (available at http://pro.ganil-spiral2.eu/users-guide/pac/proposal-forms)

·         a physics motivation (maximum 6 pages including figures and references)

4.      During the two subsequent weeks, exchanges between the spokesperson, the GANIL contact person and relevant scientific coordinators of the equipment will be used to assess the technical feasibility of the proposal and possible further improvements.

5.      The submission of the final proposal to the GANIL PAC is subject to validation, based on the outcome of the discussions on technical aspects between the spokesperson and the GANIL contact person. The spokesperson will be notified by email from the GANIL Beam Coordinator, before June 26th 2018. The final proposal (including eventual improvements and modifications) has to be uploaded on the website by the spokesperson latest by June 29th 2018 (12:00 CET).

6.      The spokesperson must confirm upon submission of the proposal form that all collaborators listed on the proposal have read the proposal and have agreed to participate in the experiment.

7.      Spokespersons and all collaborators are required to subscribe as members of the GANIL User Community (GUC). To become a member, please register at https://u.ganil-spiral2.eu/portal/

 

Should you encounter any problems please contact the beam coordinator beamcoordinator@ganil.fr

 

Useful dates:

·         The dead line for the proposal submission is on June 15th 2018 (12:00 CET)

·         Notification of the technical validity of the proposal is on June 26th 2018. 

·         The PAC meeting will be held on November 15th and 16th 2018.

·         List of approved experiments will be posted on November 16th 2018.

 

Useful links:

·         The online proposal submission tool:

https://u.ganil-spiral2.eu/pac

·         The proposal submission forms:

http://pro.ganil-spiral2.eu/users-guide/pac/proposal-forms.

·         The list of the members of the PAC:

http://pro.ganil-spiral2.eu/users-guide/pac/pac-members.

·         The list of available beams:

https://u.ganil-spiral2.eu/chartbeams.

For SPIRAL1 beams, please contact P. Delahaye (delahaye@ganil.fr)

·         The list of contact persons:

http://pro.ganil-spiral2.eu/users-guide/pac/contact-persons.

·         The list of scientific coordinators:

http://pro.ganil-spiral2.eu/users-guide/pac/scientific-coordinators.

·         GANIL User Community (GUC) Portal :

https://u.ganil-spiral2.eu/portal/

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