The RHIC project

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The design and construction status of the Relativistic Heavy Ion collider (RHIC) is discussed. Those novel features of a heavy ion collider that are distinct from hadron colliders in general are noted. These features are derived from the experimental requirements of operation with a variety of ion species over a wide energy range including collisions between ions of unequal energies. The project is in the fourth year of a seven year construction cycle. A review of the superconducting magnet program is given together with progress to date on the machine construction.

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Harrison, M.A. July 1, 1996.

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The design and construction status of the Relativistic Heavy Ion collider (RHIC) is discussed. Those novel features of a heavy ion collider that are distinct from hadron colliders in general are noted. These features are derived from the experimental requirements of operation with a variety of ion species over a wide energy range including collisions between ions of unequal energies. The project is in the fourth year of a seven year construction cycle. A review of the superconducting magnet program is given together with progress to date on the machine construction.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96012541

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

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  • Other: DE96012541
  • Report No.: BNL--62652
  • Report No.: CONF-960621--11
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH00016
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 266787
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc670162

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Harrison, M.A. The RHIC project, article, July 1, 1996; Upton, New York. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc670162/: accessed June 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.