Physics of the AGS-to-RHIC transfer line commissioning

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This paper presents beam physics results from the fall 1995 AGS-to- RHIC (ATR) transfer line commissioning run with fully ionized gold nuclei. We first describe beam position monitors and transverse video profile monitors, instrumentation relevant to measurements performed during this commissioning. Measured and corrected beam trajectories demonstrate agreement with design optics to a few percent, including optical transfer functions and beamline dispersion. Digitized 2- dimensional video profile monitors were used to measure beam emittance, and beamline optics and AGS gold ion beam parameters are shown to be comparable to RHIC design requirements.

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Satogata, T.; Ahrens, L.; Brennan, M.; Brown, K.; Clifford, T.; Connolly, R. et al. July 1, 1996.

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This paper presents beam physics results from the fall 1995 AGS-to- RHIC (ATR) transfer line commissioning run with fully ionized gold nuclei. We first describe beam position monitors and transverse video profile monitors, instrumentation relevant to measurements performed during this commissioning. Measured and corrected beam trajectories demonstrate agreement with design optics to a few percent, including optical transfer functions and beamline dispersion. Digitized 2- dimensional video profile monitors were used to measure beam emittance, and beamline optics and AGS gold ion beam parameters are shown to be comparable to RHIC design requirements.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96012540

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  • EPAC `96: 5. European particle accelerator conference, Barcelona (Spain), 10-14 Jun 1996

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  • Other: DE96012540
  • Report No.: BNL--62653
  • Report No.: CONF-960621--14
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH00016
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 266791
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc667269

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Satogata, T.; Ahrens, L.; Brennan, M.; Brown, K.; Clifford, T.; Connolly, R. et al. Physics of the AGS-to-RHIC transfer line commissioning, article, July 1, 1996; Upton, New York. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc667269/: accessed July 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.