The Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider Run-15
 
100 GeV/nucleon proton+Au and proton+Al Operation

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Mode 2A: 100 GeV/nucleon proton+Au

Start-Up Plan for proton+Au

Machine Parameters
proton Au
No of bunches 111 111
Ions/bunch 2.0x1011 1.4x109
Ramp WP
29.685 // 30.673 28.229 // 29.215
Store WP
29.685 // 30.673 28.229 // 29.215
No of collisions 2
2
beta* for collisions 0.85 m @ IP6 & IP8
0.70 m @ IP6 & IP8
beta* for all other IP's 5.0 m (15.0 m at IR10) 5.0 m

Mode 2B: 100 GeV/nucleon proton+Al

Start-Up Plan for proton+Al

Machine Parameters
proton Al
No of bunches 111 111
Ions/bunch 2.0x1011 1.1x1010
Ramp WP
29.685 // 30.673 28.229 // 29.215
Store WP
29.685 // 30.673 28.229 // 29.215
No of collisions 2
2
beta* for collisions 0.85 m @ IP6 & IP8
0.70 m @ IP6 & IP8
beta* for all other IP's 5.0 m (15.0 m at IR10) 5.0 m


RHIC Status
    Start of RHIC cooldown to 4K: Jan. 20th 2015
    Switch to proton-Au: Apr. 27th 2015
    Switch to proton-Al: Jun. 12th 2015
    Stochastic Cooling: For Au/Al only, all 3 planes available
    56 MHz SC cavity: Needs HOM damper
    proton-Au Run:
    first collisions on 2/12-13
    reached STAR and PHENIX goals on 3/11
    proton-Al Run:
    started setup on 3/11 @ 08:00
    declared physics with Fill 18046: 111x111 bunches, 0.9e9 ions/bunch
RHIC Operations specialists: Gregory Marr gmarr@bnl.gov 631-344-7810 (office)

Vincent Schoefer schoefer@bnl.gov 631-344-8453 (office)

Travis Shrey shrey@bnl.gov 631-344-7451 (office)
RHIC 100GeV proton-Au/Al Run Coordinator: Chuyu Liu cliu1@bnl.gov 631-344-4431 (office)
Scheduling Physicist: Yousef Makdisi makdisi@bnl.gov 631-344-4932 (office)
AGS liaison: Haixin Huang huanghai@bnl.gov 631-344-5446 (office)