Quadrupole Beam-Based Alignment in the RHIC Interaction Regions

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Continued beam-based alignment (BBA) efforts have provided significant benefit to both heavy ion and polarized proton operations at RHIC. Recent studies demonstrated previously unknown systematic beam position monitor (BPM) offset errors and produced accurate measurements of individual BPM offsets in the experiment interaction regions. Here we describe the algorithm used to collect and analyze data during the 2010 and early 2011 RHIC runs and the results of these measurements.

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Satogata, T. March 1, 2011.

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Continued beam-based alignment (BBA) efforts have provided significant benefit to both heavy ion and polarized proton operations at RHIC. Recent studies demonstrated previously unknown systematic beam position monitor (BPM) offset errors and produced accurate measurements of individual BPM offsets in the experiment interaction regions. Here we describe the algorithm used to collect and analyze data during the 2010 and early 2011 RHIC runs and the results of these measurements.

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  • 2011 Particle Accelerator Conference (PAC'11), New York, NY, 28 Mar - 1 Apr 2011

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  • Report No.: JLAB-ACP-11-1352
  • Report No.: DOE/OR/23177-1958
  • Grant Number: AC02-98CH10886
  • Grant Number: AC05-06OR23177
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1032453
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Satogata, T. Quadrupole Beam-Based Alignment in the RHIC Interaction Regions, article, March 1, 2011; Upton, New York. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc832300/: accessed October 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.