Research Journal for Kayla

June 24:

  • gave SiPM presentation
  • attended APS webinar -

June 23:

  • went to Zsuzsa Marka Summer Colloquium
  • continued readings from Jupyter tutorial
  • finalized SiPM slides

June 22:

  • explored Jupyter Notebook, began Scipy and Numpy tutorials
  • continued readings on SiPM

June 18:

  • went through tutorial in MobaXterm with Massimo - encountered an issue with the CygUtils plugin - Moba says I need it and don't have it (I've downloaded it repeatedly, I know it's in the right folder, I'm not quite sure what's going on)
  • started getting familiar with file navigation in Moba

June 16-17:

  • reviewed SiPM slides with Massimo - discussed presentation outline, dark events, avalanche photodiodes, photon detection efficiency, breakdown voltage, overvoltage
  • went to Reshmi's Summer Colloquium talk
  • continued readings

June 15:

  • Finished SiPM slides
  • Continued thesis readings - Development of a NUV Camera for Cherenkov Telescope Applications (Massimo’s thesis)

  • Began sorting through readings and resources for Anti-racism Reading Group

June 10:

  • 9:00: read Introduction to SiPM Structure and Operation

  • 1:00-2:30: talked with Massimo about p/n junctions, photoelectric effect, GM-APGs

    • Started prep for SiPM presentation

  • Continued thesis readings

June 9:

  • 9:00-10:00: continued Unix tutorial, started exploring GNU nano
  • Completed MobaXterm demo
  • 10:00-10:30: met with Mukherjee to discuss SiPMs
  • 11:00-1:00, 1:45-3:00: read Miles Winter thesis

June 8

  • Continued Unix tutorial

  • Continued reading theses

  • Downloaded MobaXterm (free server - tabbed ssh terminal for Windows), explored the Demo

June 1-3:

  • Read/reviewed Peter Cogan thesis: Nanosecond Sampling of Atmospheric Cherenkov Radiation Applied to TeV Gamma-ray Observations of Blazars with VERITAS

  • Began reading Miles Winter thesis: Characterizing the Charge Spectrum of the CTA pSCT

  • Completed Vim tutorial (

  • Began working on Unix tutorial

-- Kayla Docher - 2020-06-08


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