Milestones

Year 1  Year 2  Year 3   Year 4
Nov 2011 - Oct 2012 Nov 2012 - Oct 2013 Nov 2013 - Oct 2014 Nov 2014 - Oct 2015

Year 1

MS no. Milestone name WP no. Lead Beneficiary Planned delivery date Actual delivery date Achieved Comments
MS1 Kick-off meeting 1 CERN M1 M4 Yes Steering Committee meeting minutes
MS2 Website for the whole project and for the DS follow-up 1 CERN M3 M1 Yes Release of the link of the HL-LHC website (old and new)
MS3 Forming all official bodies requested by governance 1 CERN M6 M2 Yes At 1st Annual meeting. Available on the Intranet under "Management Bodies"
MS4 Installing PLC and 1st meeting 1 CERN M6 M9 Yes 1st meeting minutes. Minor delay for the first meeting.
MS5 Formation of the working group on QA management 1 CERN M6 M12 Yes Updating of LHC Quality Plan meeting memoJustification for delay
MS6 Rules of publication 1 CERN M6 M14 Yes Available under "Rules of publication". Justification for delay
MS44 Machine protection concerns satisfied 4 CERN M6 M19 Yes Machine Protection Panel took over.ReportJustification for delay
MS45 Common specifications for the alternative proposals of Compact Crab Cavity geometries 4 CERN M6 M19 Yes Report
Justification
MS7 Definition of the body to link HL with LIU and detector upgrade 1 CERN M9 M9 Yes Liaison with Injector Upgrades Detector upgrade
MS8 Organization of the 1st Annual Collaboration Meeting 1 CERN M12 M13 Yes

Annual Meeting website

Meeting minutes

MS9 Acquisition of main standards and adaptation to HL-LHC 1 CERN M12 M17 Yes Report
Justification for delay
MS10 Definition of regulatory framework, design limits and dose objectives 1 CERN M12 M13 Yes Report
MS11 Establish permanent collaboration with ITLO and TIARA 1 CERN M12 M14 Yes Joint workshop with TIARA
MS26 Distribution of Preliminary Optics and Lattice files to all work packages 2 CERN M12 M13 Yes Report
MS33 Requirements for Nb3Sn inner triplet and comparison with present status of the art 3 CERN M12 M14 Yes Report
MS34 Requirements for separation dipoles 3 CERN M12 M14 Yes Report
MS46 Operational scenario during LHC ramping specified 4 CERN M12 M19 Yes Report
Justification for delay
MS48 Set up of models and implementation of upgrade optics 5 CERN M12 M14 Yes Available on the web

Year 2

MS no. Milestone name WP no. Lead Beneficiary Planned delivery date Actual delivery date Achieved Comments
MS12 Agreed criteria to evaluate figure of merit of variants 1 CERN M18 M19 Yes Report
MS13 Preliminary QA management plan 1 CERN M18 M19 Yes Report
MS14 Agreement on most probable injector scenario 1 CERN M18 M19 Yes Report
MS35 Review of the Nb-Ti options for the inner triplet for new peak and integrated luminosity targets 3 CERN M18 M19 Yes Report
MS49 Assessment of beam halo losses in various upgrade scenarios 5 CERN M18 M18 Yes Available on the web
MS54 Cryogenic scenarios 6 CERN M18 M18 Yes Report
MS15 Organization of the 2nd Annual Collaboration meeting 1 CERN M24 M25 Yes

Annual Meeting website

Meeting minutes

MS27 Initial estimates of dynamic aperture and field quality specifications 2 CERN M24 M26 Yes Report
MS28 Initial models of correction systems 2 CERN M24 M26 Yes Report
MS29 Initial estimate of machine impedance 2 INFN M24 M27 Yes Report
MS36 Study of magnetic shimming in HQ 3 CERN M24 M26 Yes Report
MS37 Conceptual design of Nb3 Al and Nb-Ti separation dipoles 3 KEK M24 M27 Yes Report
MS38 Analysis of possible options for quadrupoles in cleaning insertions 3 CERN M24 M26 Yes Report
MS50 Assessment of energy deposition 5 CERN M24 M27 Yes Available on the 
web.Report
MS55 Thermo-electric models 6 SOTON M24 M27 Yes Report
MS56 Energy deposition 6 INFN M24 M27 Yes Report

Year 3

MS no. Milestone name WP no. Lead Beneficiary Planned delivery date Actual delivery date Achieved Comments
MS16 Mid-term review 1 CERN M25 M27 Yes Report
MS47 Initial Compact Crab Cavity down-selection leaving at least two CC options for technical design 4 CERN M28 M33 Yes Report.
Justification for delay
MS17 Data-base of baseline scenario and variatiants 1 CERN M30 M32 Yes Report
MS18 Interface machine-experiments definition and time plan 1 CERN M30 M37 Yes Report
MS19 Presentation for schools and educated public of the scopes of the HL-LHC and technology spin offs 1 CERN M30 M32 Yes Report
MS30 Initial estimates of the intensity limitations 2 INFN M30 M32 Yes Report
MS31 Preliminary estimates of beam-beam effects 2 CERN M30 M32 Yes Report
MS57 Cryogenic scenarios 6 CERN M30 M31 Yes Report
MS20 Organization of the 3rd Annual Collaboration Meeting 1 CERN M36 M37 Yes Annual meeting website
MS21 Draft of the final structure to be presented at the 3rd Annual Meeting 1 CERN M36 M37 Yes Report
MS22 Industry Forum on the HL-LHC opportunities 1 CERN M36 M45 Yes Report. Delay Justification
MS39 Study of minimal distance between two coils in a cold mass 3 CERN M36 M37 Yes Report
MS40 Conceptual design of a crab cavity dogleg 3 KEK M36 M32 Yes Report
MS41 Study of the supercritical He cooling 3 CEA M36 M37 Yes Report
MS42 Study of the superfluid He cooling 3 CERN M36 M37 Yes Report
MS43 Study of two-in-one quadrupoles for outer triplet 3 CEA M36 M37 Yes Report
MS51 Definition of new IR collimation solution 5 CERN M36 M37 Yes Report

Year 4

MS no. Milestone name WP no. Lead Beneficiary Planned delivery date Actual delivery date Achieved Comments
MS23 Final Evaluation of the baseline and most probably alternative 1 CERN M38 M38 Yes Report
MS32 Collation of data for parameter optimization 2 STFC M39 M39 Yes Report
MS58 Cryostat for current leads 6 SOTON M40 M42 Yes Report
MS52 Verification of new IR collimation solution in simulations. Possible iteration in design 5 CERN M42 M43 Yes Report
MS59 Thermo-electric models and cryostat conceptual design 6 SOTON M42 M41 Yes Report
MS60 Energy deposition studies 6 INFN M42 M43 Yes Report
MS24 Chart for Industry participation to the HL-LHC construction 1 CERN M44 M48 Yes Report
MS61 Material studies 6 INFN M44 M45 Yes Report
MS25 Organization of the final Annual Collaboration Meeting 1 CERN M48 M48 Yes Report
MS53 Final report 5 CERN M48 M48 Yes Report