RHIC injector complex online model status and plans

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An online modeling system is being developed for the RHIC injector complex, which consists of the Booster, the AGS and the transfer lines connecting the Booster to the AGS and the AGS to RHIC. Historically the injectors have been operated using static values from design specifications or offline model runs, but tighter beam optics constraints required by polarized proton operations (e.g, accelerating with near-integer tunes) have necessitated a more dynamic system. An online model server for the AGS has been implemented using MAD-X [1] as the model engine, with plans to extend the system to the Booster and the injector ... continued below

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Schoefer,V.; Ahrens, L.; Brown, K.; Morris, J. & Nemesure, S. May 4, 2009.

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An online modeling system is being developed for the RHIC injector complex, which consists of the Booster, the AGS and the transfer lines connecting the Booster to the AGS and the AGS to RHIC. Historically the injectors have been operated using static values from design specifications or offline model runs, but tighter beam optics constraints required by polarized proton operations (e.g, accelerating with near-integer tunes) have necessitated a more dynamic system. An online model server for the AGS has been implemented using MAD-X [1] as the model engine, with plans to extend the system to the Booster and the injector transfer lines and to add the option of calculating optics using the Polymorphic Tracking Code (PTC [2]) as the model engine.

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  • Particle Accelerator Conference (PAC09); Vancouver, B.C., Canada; 20090504 through 20090508

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Schoefer,V.; Ahrens, L.; Brown, K.; Morris, J. & Nemesure, S. RHIC injector complex online model status and plans, article, May 4, 2009; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc932845/: accessed October 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.