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RHIC Resumes Operation With First Full-Energy Collisions: Higher Energy, Detector Upgrades To Yield More Data In Quest For Quark-Gluon Plasma

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July 23, 2001
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Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have taken their search for an elusive form of matter to a new level by bringing the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) up to full collision energy. All four detectors at the 2.4-mile-circumference, two-ringed particle accelerator are now recording these full-energy collisions, which are expected to produce 100 times more data than collisions during RHIC's first run last year. The result will be a clearer picture of what happens when gold ions slam together at nearly the speed of light.

UPTON, NY -- Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have taken their search for an elusive form of matter to a new level by bringing the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) up to full collision energy. All four detectors at the 2.4-mile-circumference, two-ringed particle accelerator are now recording these full-energy collisions, which are expected to produce 100 times more data than collisions during RHIC's first run last year. The result will be a clearer picture of what happens when gold ions slam together at nearly the speed of light.


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Brookhaven National Laboratory. "RHIC Resumes Operation With First Full-Energy Collisions: Higher Energy, Detector Upgrades To Yield More Data In Quest For Quark-Gluon Plasma." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 23 July 2001. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/07/010723101914.htm>.
Brookhaven National Laboratory. (2001, July 23). RHIC Resumes Operation With First Full-Energy Collisions: Higher Energy, Detector Upgrades To Yield More Data In Quest For Quark-Gluon Plasma. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 21, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/07/010723101914.htm
Brookhaven National Laboratory. "RHIC Resumes Operation With First Full-Energy Collisions: Higher Energy, Detector Upgrades To Yield More Data In Quest For Quark-Gluon Plasma." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/07/010723101914.htm (accessed April 21, 2014).

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