RHIC STATUS AND PLANS.

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RHIC ended successfully its second year of operation in January 2002 after a six month run with gold ions and two months of polarized proton collisions. I will review the machine performance and accomplishments, that include reaching design energy (100 GeV/u) and design luminosity during the gold run, and the first high energy (100 GeV) polarized proton collisions. I will also discuss the machine development strategy and the main performance milestones. The goals and plans for the shutdown and the nest run, scheduled to start in November 2002 have been the focus of a RHIC Retreat in March 2002. I ... continued below

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PILAT,R. June 2, 2002.

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RHIC ended successfully its second year of operation in January 2002 after a six month run with gold ions and two months of polarized proton collisions. I will review the machine performance and accomplishments, that include reaching design energy (100 GeV/u) and design luminosity during the gold run, and the first high energy (100 GeV) polarized proton collisions. I will also discuss the machine development strategy and the main performance milestones. The goals and plans for the shutdown and the nest run, scheduled to start in November 2002 have been the focus of a RHIC Retreat in March 2002. I will summarize findings and plans for the upcoming run and outline a vision for the nest few years of RHIC operation and upgrades.

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  • 2002 PARTICLE ACCELERATOR CONFERENCE, PARIS (FR), 06/02/2002--06/07/2002

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PILAT,R. RHIC STATUS AND PLANS., article, June 2, 2002; Upton, New York. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc733891/: accessed November 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.