SLAC 2020: OPAL Developers Retreat
Dates: TBD, Nov or Dec 2020
Location: SLAC in Menlo Park, CA.
- The recommended hotel is the Stanford Guesthouse, on SLAC's campus: Link to Guesthouse
- There is a public Stanford Shuttle service to SLAC and campus during the weekdays: Link to shuttle schedule
- Most activities will be in building 52, 3rd floor, King's River conference room: Link to SLAC map
- Seminars will take place building 52, 1st floor, in the Mad River conference room.
- There is ample free parking on site for those driving in (see map).
Important note on the guesthouse:
If there are no spots available online, call and add your name to the waitlist.
You might still have a chance at a room on site.
Room bookings are in flux because of construction and down time.
Following is tentative schedule for the week. This is fluid (will change a little), and new items are welcome.
For all presentations and discussion sections, a zoom link will be available (and posted here soon).
Empty time slots are for coding and group or individual work.
|9 am||Introduction, organizational stuff, set up workplace
'Remarks on the status and future of OPAL' (Andreas)
|Presentation Beam Dynamics and LUME at LCLS (Nicole /Chris M.)||Stanford Campus Tour?|
|10 am||SLAC Tour part 1||Cantor Art Museum, Cactus Garden, Hoover Tower on Campus?|
|11 am||Flow over and questions/discussion||SLAC Tour part 2|
|1 pm||Review on Git/Gitlab/development workflow
- branches vs forks
- working with merge requests
- code reviews
Discussion potential next steps:
- detailed simulation of
- symplectic integrator
- Python API
|Discussion next steps for Exascale:
- Quantum computing?
|3 pm||Seminar 'TBD' (Andreas)||Seminar 'A Bright Future for Muons' (Chris R.)|
|5 pm||(open end)||(open end)||(open end)||(open end)||(open end)|
On Site Participants
- Andreas Adelmann
- Achim Gsell
- Chris Rogers
- Nicole R Neveu
- Chris Mayes
- Matthias Frey
- Pedro Calvo Portela
- Christof Metzger-Kraus
- Jochem Snuverink
Topics up for discussion (round table)
The colleagues in parenthesis are suppose to lead/prepare the discussion.
Integration of features (A. Adelmann)
- Matthias Frey's AMR solver
- Pedro Calvo Portela's thesis work
- Envelope tracker (bet)
- Full wave solver (Arnau)
pyOPALTools (M. Frey)
non-heterogenous architectures (A. Adelmann)
Improved TW field map reader (N. Neveu)
Status of pyOPAL (Ch. Rogers)
OPAL Paper (A. Adelmann)
Status of code cleanup (A. Gsell)
Stuff from the last retreats