Our first BBBTF meeting will be held on

28 April 2004 from 7:00 to 08:30 h @ KEK (27 April 2004 from 15:00 to 16:30 h @ SLAC). The meeting will be chaired by J. Haba.

Virtual room 31 (SLAC-KEK point-to-point)

SLAC bldg 50 (SCS) room 112

Telephone call-in number: 1-510-665-5437, pass code 2060



(1) Basic parameters of accelerator/detector operation (in particular: beam currents, bunch pattern, IP heating, vacuum, injection, regular background optimization, use of movable masks)

         (a)  Belle (S. Uno)

         (b)  BaBar (W. Kozanecki)


(2) Current understanding of background (in particular: Touschek, SR backscattering, luminosity backgrounds; vacuum improvements, technology & results)

         (a)  Belle (O. Tajima) (O. Tajima)

         (b)  BaBar (W. Kozanecki): Background Status and answers to questionnaire


(3) Background templates

         (a)  BaBar (G. Wormser) (xls)

         (b)  Belle (J. Haba) (xls)


(4) The next steps

         (a)  Proposed topics for next meeting

         (b)  Meeting schedule & organisation