AGS improvement program

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The interest of both particle and nuclear physicists are coverging on the AGS; this machine is almost ideally and uniquely suited to perform a new class of frontier experiments. Particle physicists would like to study the extremely heavy (multi-TeV) particles posited by new theories by searching for rare k-decays. Nuclear physicists want to create the extremely denser form of nuclear matter which exists within neutron stars by studying heavy ion collisions. The particle physicists require extremely intense proton beams in order to produce enough k's. The nuclear physicists require heavy ions accelerated in the top energies of the AGS. The ... continued below

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Lee, Y.Y. January 1, 1985.

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The interest of both particle and nuclear physicists are coverging on the AGS; this machine is almost ideally and uniquely suited to perform a new class of frontier experiments. Particle physicists would like to study the extremely heavy (multi-TeV) particles posited by new theories by searching for rare k-decays. Nuclear physicists want to create the extremely denser form of nuclear matter which exists within neutron stars by studying heavy ion collisions. The particle physicists require extremely intense proton beams in order to produce enough k's. The nuclear physicists require heavy ions accelerated in the top energies of the AGS. The AGS recently acquired a new capability of accelerating polarized protons to 16.5-GeV and will extend its energy to full energy of the machine. This new capability will open the way to extend the surprising lower energy result of spin-spin correlation at high momentum transfer collisions to much higher energy.

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NTIS, PC A02/MF A01; 1.

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  • Particle accelerator conference, Vancouver, Canada, 13 May 1985

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  • Other: DE85013293
  • Report No.: BNL-36484
  • Report No.: CONF-850504-162
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH00016
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5613751
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1093386

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Lee, Y.Y. AGS improvement program, article, January 1, 1985; Upton, New York. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1093386/: accessed September 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.