The Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider Run-16
100 GeV/nucleon Au+Au Operation and d-Au Energy Scan

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1026cm-2s-1 50
μb-1/week 2000 ??
[as of 12/11/2015]
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Mode 1: 100 GeV/nucleon Au+Au

Start-Up Plan 100 GeV/nucleon

Machine Parameters
No of bunches 111
Ions/bunch 1.8x109
Blue Ramp WP
28.229 // 29.215
Yellow Ramp WP
28.229 // 29.215
Blue Store WP
28.229 // 29.215
Yellow Store WP
28.229 // 29.215
No of collisions 2
initial beta* for collisions 0.70 m @ IP6 & IP8
beta* for IP2 & IP12 5.0 m
beta* for IP4 & IP10 free
pre-fire bump 20 mm

Mode 2: d-Au Energy Scan

Start-Up Plan d-Au Energy Scan

Machine Parameters
No of bunches 111
Ions/bunch 1.0x109
Harmonic number 360
Voltage 28 MHz 400 kV
Normalized RMS emittance 2.5 mm.mrad
RMS bunch length 2 m
Beam-Beam tune shift -0.003
beta* for collisions 3.5 m @ IP6 & IP8

RHIC Status
    Start of RHIC cooldown to 4K: Jan. 19, 2016
    Stochastic Cooling: all 3 planes available
    56 MHz SC cavity: in the tunnel
    d-Au Energy Scan:
    first collisions on: TBD
    reached STAR and PHENIX goals on TBD
    100 GeV Energy Run:
    started setup on 1/22, 2016 @ 08:00
    declared physics with Fill (TBD): 111x111 bunches, (TBD) ions/bunch
RHIC Au-Au Run Coordinator Operations: Gregory Marr 631-344-7810 (office)

Vincent Schoefer 631-344-8453 (office)

Travis Shrey 631-344-7451 (office)
RHIC d-Au Energy Scan Run Coordinator planning: Chuyu Liu 631-344-4431 (office)
RHIC 100 GeV Au-Au Run Coordinator planning: Xiaofeng Gu 631-344-4724 (office)
Scheduling Physicist: Bill Christie 631-344-7137(office)
AGS liaison: Haixin Huang 631-344-5446 (office)