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Title: Analysis and modeling of proton beam loss and emittance growth in the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider

Abstract

The Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) at Brookhaven National Laboratory has been operating since 2000. Over the past decade, thanks to the continuously increased bunch intensity and reduced β*s at the interaction points, the peak luminosity in the polarized proton operation has been increased by more than two orders of magnitude. In this article, we will present the operational observations at the routine proton physics stores. In addition, the mechanisms for the beam loss, transverse emittance growth, and bunch lengthening are analyzed. Lastly, numerical calculations and multiparticle tracking are used to model these observations.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States). Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Nuclear Physics (NP) (SC-26)
OSTI Identifier:
1236977
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1335406
Report Number(s):
BNL-111850-2016-JA
Journal ID: ISSN 2469-9888; R&D Project: KBCH139; 18031; KB0202011
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0012704; AC02-98CH10886
Resource Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Physical Review Accelerators and Beams (Online)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Physical Review Accelerators and Beams (Online); Journal Volume: 19; Journal Issue: 2; Journal ID: ISSN 2469-9888
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider

Citation Formats

Luo, Y., Fischer, W., and White, S. Analysis and modeling of proton beam loss and emittance growth in the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevAccelBeams.19.021001.
Luo, Y., Fischer, W., & White, S. Analysis and modeling of proton beam loss and emittance growth in the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevAccelBeams.19.021001.
Luo, Y., Fischer, W., and White, S. Thu . "Analysis and modeling of proton beam loss and emittance growth in the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevAccelBeams.19.021001.
@article{osti_1236977,
title = {Analysis and modeling of proton beam loss and emittance growth in the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider},
author = {Luo, Y. and Fischer, W. and White, S.},
abstractNote = {The Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) at Brookhaven National Laboratory has been operating since 2000. Over the past decade, thanks to the continuously increased bunch intensity and reduced β*s at the interaction points, the peak luminosity in the polarized proton operation has been increased by more than two orders of magnitude. In this article, we will present the operational observations at the routine proton physics stores. In addition, the mechanisms for the beam loss, transverse emittance growth, and bunch lengthening are analyzed. Lastly, numerical calculations and multiparticle tracking are used to model these observations.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevAccelBeams.19.021001},
journal = {Physical Review Accelerators and Beams (Online)},
number = 2,
volume = 19,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {2}
}

Journal Article:
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DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevAccelBeams.19.021001

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