Particle Tracking on the BNL Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider [report]

G. F. Dell
1986 unpublished
Tracking s t u d i e s including t h e e f f e c t s of random multipole e r r o r s as w e l l as t h e e f f e c t s of random and systematic multipole errors have been made f o r RHIC. Averages of a p e r t u r e determinations f o r t e n independent sets of random multipole e r r o r s a r e c o n s i s t e n t with t h e r e being l i t t l e o r no degradation of t h e dynamic a p e r t u r e when systematic multipole e r r o r s a r e included. Coupling between t h e h o r i z o n t a l
more » ... and v e r t i c a l b e t a t r o n motion e n l a r g e s t h e b e a m b u t does n o t cause i n s t a b i l i t y . I n i t i a l r e s u l t s f o r o p e r a t i n g a t an o f f d i a g o n a l working p o i n t a r e discussed.
doi:10.2172/1119270 fatcat:ek4jlushnrdcnebysvlcsg2jkq