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RHIC & AGS Annual Users' Meeting

Workshop 3

 

RHIC Future:  New Physics Through Upgrades

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Date: Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Organizers: Mickey Chiu and Xin Dong
Time: Afternoon Session
Location: Large Conference Room, Bldg. 490 - Medical
Summary:  
The primary goal of this workshop is to promote discussion of the upgrade possibilities for both the collider and experiments at RHIC. These upgrades are the fundamentally necessary for the next era of measurements at RHIC and even beyond RHIC, such as eRHIC. These upgrades would allow RHIC to reach far higher luminosities than currently. Coupled with new detectors, the upgrades would greatly expand the physics reach at RHIC, and maintain the RHIC complex's standing as the premiere laboratory to study the properties of the strongly coupled QGP, the gluon and sea quark contributions to proton spin structure, and potentially other new physics.

Agenda


01:30   Collider Upgrades   M. Blaskiewicz
02:15 STAR Upgrades H. Caines
02:45   PHENIX W-boson Trigger   I. Nakagawa
03:10   STAR inner tracking upgrades   F. Videbaek
 
03:40   Break
 
03:55   PHENIX Silicon   D. Winter
04:20   STAR Forward GEM Tracker   B. Surrow
04:35   PHENIX Forward Calorimeters   P. Bourgeois
05:00   eRHIC   V. Ptitsyn

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