High Luminosity (HL) LHC CMS Detector Upgrade Project - Trigger & DAQ - Track Trigger

Project: Research project

Project Details


Funds are requested to cover mileage and subsistence related to the PI’s frequent travel between Northwestern University (Evanston, IL) and the Fermilab National Accelerator Laboratory (Batavia, IL) to attend key meetings. Foreign Travel $15,000 Four round trips estimated at one week stay, per trip Roundtrip airfare from Chicago, Illinois to Geneva, Switzerland. $2,000/per trip Ground transportation to and from airports, $200/trip Lodging, 7 nights at CERN sponsored, on-site hostel, $65/night, $455/trip Per diem for 7 days in Geneva Switzerland, $152/day $1,065/trip Total per trip $3,720/trip, approx. $15,000 Materials and Supplies $2,225 Request funds to purchase 3 100gbps QSFP28 parallel active optical cables. Estimated at $740/10-meter optical cable piece (including accessories). MTDC Other COLA $12,000 $12,000 is requested to cover 12 months of Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) for postdoctoral fellow Kevin Sung at $1,000/month while he resides at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland to perform work.
Effective start/end date1/1/179/30/17


  • Fermi Research Alliance, LLC, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (PO NO. 637604 // E9936-&264-o2)
  • Department of Energy (PO NO. 637604 // E9936-&264-o2)


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