Computational challenges for beam-beam simulation for RHIC

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In this article we will review the computational challenges in the beam-beam simulation for the polarized proton run of the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC). The difficulties in our multi-particle and million turn tracking to calculate the proton beam lifetime and proton beam emittance growth due to head-on beam-beam interaction and head-on beam-beam compensation are presented and discussed. Solutions to obtain meaningful physics results from these trackings are proposed and tested. In the end we will present the progress in the benchmarking of the RHIC operational proton beam lifetime.

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Luo, Y. & Fischer, W. October 1, 2010.

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In this article we will review the computational challenges in the beam-beam simulation for the polarized proton run of the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC). The difficulties in our multi-particle and million turn tracking to calculate the proton beam lifetime and proton beam emittance growth due to head-on beam-beam interaction and head-on beam-beam compensation are presented and discussed. Solutions to obtain meaningful physics results from these trackings are proposed and tested. In the end we will present the progress in the benchmarking of the RHIC operational proton beam lifetime.

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  • Report No.: BNL--94317-2010-IR
  • Grant Number: DE-AC02-98CH10886
  • DOI: 10.2172/1041501 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1041501
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc845020

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Luo, Y. & Fischer, W. Computational challenges for beam-beam simulation for RHIC, report, October 1, 2010; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc845020/: accessed November 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.