Interaction region design for a RHIC-based medium-energy electron-ion collider

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As a first step in a staged approach towards a RHIC-based electron-ion collider, installation of a 4 GeV energy-recovery linac (ERL) in one of the RHIC interaction regions is currently under investigation. To minimize costs, the interaction region of this collider has to use the present RHIC magnets for focusing of the high-energy ion beam. Meanwhile, electron low-beta focusing needs to be added in the limited space available between the existing separator dipoles. We discuss the challenges and present the current design status of this e-A interaction region.

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Montag,C. & Beebe-Wang, J. May 4, 2009.

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As a first step in a staged approach towards a RHIC-based electron-ion collider, installation of a 4 GeV energy-recovery linac (ERL) in one of the RHIC interaction regions is currently under investigation. To minimize costs, the interaction region of this collider has to use the present RHIC magnets for focusing of the high-energy ion beam. Meanwhile, electron low-beta focusing needs to be added in the limited space available between the existing separator dipoles. We discuss the challenges and present the current design status of this e-A interaction region.

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  • Particle Accelerator Conference; Vancouver, B.C., Canada; 20090504 through 20090508

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  • Report No.: BNL--81839-2009-CP
  • Grant Number: DE-AC02-98CH10886
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Montag,C. & Beebe-Wang, J. Interaction region design for a RHIC-based medium-energy electron-ion collider, article, May 4, 2009; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc928488/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.