Brookhaven National Laboratory

Nuclear and Particle Physics

Program Advisory Committee Meeting

June 15-16, 2009
Agenda

 

Reference Documents

Letter to Barbara Jacak and Nu Xu (1/29/09) giving charge for PAC presentations (pdf)

Progress Towards RHIC's Future, Steve Vigdor's Talk at the Users' Meeting, 5 June 2009 (pdf)

PHENIX Beam Use Proposal (pdf)

STAR Beam Use Proposal (pdf)

 

Monday, June 15, 2009


Bldg. 510 (Physics) Room 2-160

8:30 9:00 Executive session


Open Session Bldg. 510 (Physics) Large Seminar Room

9:00 9:15 S. Vigdor: Charge to PAC; overview of long-term run planning and budgets

9:15 10:00 W. Fischer: Run 9 machine performance + progress on RHIC
upgrades + projections for Run 10 and 11 performance (30 + 15 for questions)

10:00 10:15 Coffee Break

10:15 10:45 T. Ludlam: Status report on detector upgrades (20' + 10')

10:45 11:30 D. Kharzeev: Theory perspective on search for P- and CP-violating vacuum
fluctuations (30' + 15')

11:30 12:15 K. Rajagopal: Theory perspective on search for QCD critical point (30 + 15)


Bldg. 510 (Physics) Room 2-160

12:15 14:00 Lunch and Executive Session


Open Session Bldg. 510 (Physics) Large Seminar Room

14:00 15:00 J. Dunlop: STAR Beam Use Proposal + recent accomplishments + plans to
handle upgraded luminosity (40 + 20)

15:00 16:00 B. Jacak: PHENIX Beam Use Proposal + recent accomplishments + plans to
handle upgraded luminosity (40 + 20)


Bldg. 510 (Physics) Room 2-160

16:00 18:00 Executive session

 

Tuesday, June 16, 2009


Executive Session Bldg. 510 (Physics) Room 2-160

9:00 9:30 Collaboration responses to any overnight homework assignments

9:30 14:00 Report preparation

 

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