Ion beam schedule

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Vecctor
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Ion beam schedule

Post by Vecctor » Fri Aug 27, 2010 1:07 pm

Hello everyone!

Does anybody know more about the schedule for commissioning ion beams? I think i read that they will start commissioning in September and run for the ALICE experiment later in autumn, but i wonder if there was a specific date announced when they try collisions for the first time, and if there will be life coverage/webcasts for that event. Furthermore i wonder, will these collisions take place ONLY in the ALICE experiment, and the others be switched off, or will they be some kind of minor observers like ALICE is right now?

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Re: Ion beam schedule

Post by tswsl1989 » Fri Aug 27, 2010 2:39 pm

I believe this might be the document you want:
http://lhc-commissioning.web.cern.ch/lh ... e_v1.4.pdf

As I see it, that schedule says that there will be a 3 day technical stop, starting Monday, where they will be running Ion Beams as far as SPS (but not into the LHC), with Ion beam setup/commisioning from November 1st and Ion beam physics from November 18th.

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Re: Ion beam schedule

Post by Vecctor » Mon Aug 30, 2010 10:14 am

thanks for the info!

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Re: Ion beam schedule

Post by Wrestlingfanatic » Fri Nov 05, 2010 7:40 pm

When is the first collision of the Heavy Ions.

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Re: Ion beam schedule

Post by Kasuha » Sat Nov 06, 2010 7:56 pm

As soon as they get beam into the ring.

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Re: Ion beam schedule

Post by CharmQuark » Sat Nov 06, 2010 8:13 pm

woot!!!!!!!!!!!! :D
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Re: Ion beam schedule

Post by Harbles » Sat Nov 06, 2010 9:42 pm

Any Second now for first Low intensity collisions.

Watch live Alice http://alice-logbook.cern.ch/aliceOnlin ... nline.html
And CMS Fireworks http://cmsonline.cern.ch/evtdisp/fireworks_hlt_p5.png

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