AGS to RHIC transfer line: Design and commissioning

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In the fall of 1995, we successfully completed a major milestone in the RHIC (Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider) project: the first beam test of the AGS (Alternating Gradient Synchrotron) to RHIC (ATR) transfer line. The ATR serves as a test bed for the new RHIC control system. This transfer line is highly instrumented, with several types of instrumentation for characterizing the extracted beam from AGS and for matching the beam into RHIC. We describe the design and performance of ATR with gold ions with an eye to reaching the design criteria for RHIC operation, both in beam quality and controls.

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MacKay, W.W; Ahrens, L.; Bennan, M. & Brown, K. September 1, 1996.

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In the fall of 1995, we successfully completed a major milestone in the RHIC (Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider) project: the first beam test of the AGS (Alternating Gradient Synchrotron) to RHIC (ATR) transfer line. The ATR serves as a test bed for the new RHIC control system. This transfer line is highly instrumented, with several types of instrumentation for characterizing the extracted beam from AGS and for matching the beam into RHIC. We describe the design and performance of ATR with gold ions with an eye to reaching the design criteria for RHIC operation, both in beam quality and controls.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96014532

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

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  • Report No.: BNL--62650
  • Report No.: CONF-960621--26
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH00016
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 379046
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc676591

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MacKay, W.W; Ahrens, L.; Bennan, M. & Brown, K. AGS to RHIC transfer line: Design and commissioning, article, September 1, 1996; Upton, New York. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc676591/: accessed October 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.