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Title: Status of the MEIC ion collider ring design

We present an update on the design of the ion collider ring of the Medium-energy Electron-Ion Collider (MEIC) proposed by Jefferson Lab. The design is based on the use of super-ferric magnets. It provides the necessary momentum range of 8 to 100 GeV/c for protons and ions, matches the electron collider ring design using PEP-II components, fits readily on the JLab site, offers a straightforward path for a future full-energy upgrade by replacing the magnets with higher-field ones in the same tunnel, and is more cost effective than using presently available current-dominated super-conducting magnets. We describe complete ion collider optics including an independently-designed modular detector region.
Authors:
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  1. Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, Newport News, VA (United States)
  2. SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
  3. Texas A & M Univ., College Station, TX (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1223432
Report Number(s):
JLAB-ACP--15-2080; DOE/OR/23177--3422
TRN: US1601422
DOE Contract Number:
AC05-06OR23177; AC02-06CH11357; AC02-76SF00515
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: IPAC 2015, Richmond, VA (United States), 3-8 May 2015
Research Org:
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, Newport News, VA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Nuclear Physics (NP) (SC-26)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; JEFFERSON LAB MEIC; MAGNETS; DESIGN; PROTONS; STORAGE RINGS; GEV RANGE 10-100; IONS; BEAM OPTICS