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Annual Users' Meeting 2007 by Abhay Deshpande
The 2007 RHIC & AGS Annual Usersí Meeting was held at Brookhaven National Laboratory on June 18-22, 2007. Continuing the tradition, Rene Bellwied (Wayne State), the 2006 Chair Elect of the Userís Executive Committee, led the organization of this yearís meeting. The structure of the meeting was a little different compared to the previous years. The difference being the focus on RHIC science in general More...
2007 Gold-Gold Run at PHENIX by Mike Leitch
The PHENIX collaboration has just finished our 2007 Gold-Gold run having recorded over 5 billion minimum-bias events using our 5 khz data acquisition event rate capability - approximately 3.4 times what was obtained in our previous 2004 Gold-Gold run. More...
meets its Data and Detector Development Goals in Run 7
by William Christie
The STAR Collaboration had a very successful FY07 physics run. In spite of the usual challenges in running machines as complex as the RHIC Collider and the STAR Detector system, the STAR Collaboration met all of its physics data set goals, as well as its ongoing detector technology development goals. More...
light spectroscopy By Takao Sakaguchi
Electro-magnetic radiation is an excellent probe for extracting thermodynamical information in relativistic heavy ion collisions. They are emitted from all the stages of collisions, and don't interact strongly with medium once produced. More...