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Shifter Instructions

Shift database External link mark

Expert list

LHCb logbook External link mark

LHC schedule External link mark 

Agenda of the LHCb morning run meeting External link mark

Agenda of the LHC morning meeting External link mark

Twiki of the LHC Machine Coordination External link mark

LHC logbook External link mark

Data Taking Plots External link mark

Schedule for the 2022 LHC and LHCb start-up

Week 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27
Date 16-22 May 23-29 May 30 May-05 June 06-12 June 13-19 June 20-26 June 27 June-03 July 04 -10 July
LHC  Beam commissioning Beam commissioning  Beam commissioning  Beam commissioning  Beam commissioning Beam commissioning Beam commissioning  Intensity ramp-up
Events VELO installation until May 17th then beam commissioning Circulating beams Beam commissioning + first 450 GeV collisions (June 2nd) Circulating beams Circulating beams Circulating beams  Circulating beams Beam commissioning + first 6.8 TeV collisions (July 5th)
Shifts daytime shifts + 24/7 piquet 24/7 shifts + piquet 24/7 shifts + piquet 24/7 shifts + piquet 24/7 shifts + piquet 24/7 shifts + piquet 24/7 shifts + piquet 24/7 shifts + piquet

Commissioning with beams

Test with SMOG

Commissioning with beams

Commissioning with beams

SMOG injection, first data taking at 450 GeV / beam

 Commissioning with beams

 Commissioning with beams

Commissioning with beams

Commissioning with beams

 First collisions at 6.8 TeV / beam

Media day on 5th July

Announcements about shifts

  • Shifts for Run3 started on Tuesday 19th April with the morning shift at 6.30am.
  • From Tuesday 19th April until Monday 30th May included, shifts will only be during daytime (morning and afternoon shifts starting at 6h30 and 14h30 respectively and ending 8 hours later respectively).
    • Already assigned shifts will be counted in the global shift statistics.
    • No more assignments will be accepted for nights during this period.
  • From Tuesday 31st May morning included, shifts will be 24/7 , nights included (starting times at 6h30, 14h30 and 22h30).
  • The entire 2022 year is open for Self-Assignment. 
Contact for any questions/queries.

Shifter Instructions and Documentation

Running Procedures and documentation

Full Training slides, from Run2 but still largely valid

Formalities and training to become an LHCb Shifter

Instructions for Run Chiefs

Control room panel instructions

Shifter training sessions

7 April 2022: LHCb Run3 start-up training External link mark

31 March 2022: LHCb Run3 start-up training External link mark

13 October 2021: October Beam Test Shift training External link mark

Past sessions in Run 2:

16 June 2017: Shift training External link mark

3 April 2017: Shift leader and Data manager trainings External link mark

General Information

Who is on shift and piquet today

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