Status report on the survey and alignment activities at Fermilab

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The surveying and alignment activities at Fermilab are the responsibility of the Alignment and Metrology Group. The Group supports and interacts with physicists and engineers working on any particular project, from the facility construction phase to the installation and final alignment of components in the beam line. One of the goals of the Alignment and Metrology Group is to upgrade the old survey networks in the tunnel using modern surveying technology, such as the Laser Tracker for tunnel networks and GPS for the surface networks. According to the job needs, all surveys are done with Laser Trackers and/or Videogrammetry (V-STARS) ... continued below

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Oshinowo, Babatunde O'Sheg October 1, 2004.

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The surveying and alignment activities at Fermilab are the responsibility of the Alignment and Metrology Group. The Group supports and interacts with physicists and engineers working on any particular project, from the facility construction phase to the installation and final alignment of components in the beam line. One of the goals of the Alignment and Metrology Group is to upgrade the old survey networks in the tunnel using modern surveying technology, such as the Laser Tracker for tunnel networks and GPS for the surface networks. According to the job needs, all surveys are done with Laser Trackers and/or Videogrammetry (V-STARS) systems for spatial coordinates; optical and electronic levels are used for elevations, Gyro-Theodolite for azimuths, Mekometer for distances and GPS for baseline vectors. The group has recently purchased two new API Laser Trackers, one INCA3 camera for the V-Stars, and one DNA03 digital level. This report presents the projects and major activities of the Alignment and Metrology Group at Fermilab during the period of 2000 to 2004. It focuses on the most important current projects, especially those that have to be completed during the currently scheduled three-month shutdown period. Future projects, in addition to the status of the current projects, are also presented.

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  • Presented at 8th International Workshop on Accelerator Alignment (IWAA 2004), Geneva, Switzerland, 4-7 Oct 2004

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-CONF-04-545
  • Grant Number: AC02-07CH11359
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 900359
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc888318

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Oshinowo, Babatunde O'Sheg. Status report on the survey and alignment activities at Fermilab, article, October 1, 2004; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc888318/: accessed November 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.