May 18, 2004

NSAC Subcommittee on Heavy Ion Physics

 

Agenda, Public Sessions

Large Seminar Room, BNL Physics Dept.

June 2 6, 2004

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8:30 AM Wednesday, June 2

I. Opening Remarks,

A. Welcome Praveen Chaudhari

B. Charge to NSAC and Subcommittee Dennis Kovar/Brad Keister

C. NSAC HI Review: Motivation and Process Peter D. Barnes

II. Physics Opportunities with Heavy Ion Reactions

A.   Recent Progress at RHIC

9:15 Star Collaboration assessment Raimond Snellings [15]

9:30 Phobos Collaboration assessment Wit Busza [10]

9:50 PHENIX Collaboration assessment Yasuyuki Akiba [15]

10:05 Brahms Collaboration assessment Flemming Videbaek [10]

10:25 Coffee

B.   Opportunities for the Future( part 1)

10:55 Evolution of Physics-goalsMiklos Gyulassy[20]

11:35 Evolution of Physics-goals Jean Paul Blaizot [20]

12:15 Next ten years of physics at RHIC Bill Zajc [25]

1:00 Lunch

 

2:00 The physics opportunity at the LHC Bolek Wyslouch [15]

III. Experimental Programs

A. RHIC

2:30 BNL Long-term plan for RHIC Sam Aronson [25]

3:15 RHIC Luminosity Upgrade Thomas Roser [25]

(Electron Cooler & EBIS Source)

4:00 Coffee

Unpolarized Collisions

4:30 a. STAR- Future Program Tim Hallman[25]

5:15 TOF Barrel Upgrade Richard Majka[15]

5:45 Silicon MicroVertex Detector Howard Wieman [15]

6:15 END Wednesday

6:30 Reception

 

May 18, 2004

8:30 AM Thursday, June 3

III.A RHIC Experimental Programs

Unpolarized Collisions (cont.)

8:30 b. PHENIX- Future Program Axel Drees [25]

9:15 Silicon Vertex Tracker Craig Ogilvie [15]

9:40 Nose Cone Cal/W boson trig. Ken Barish [15]

 

10:05 c. Forward Physics at RHIC Les Bland [20]

 

10:40 Coffee

d. New Detectors

11:10 New General Purpose Detector Thomas Ullrich [20]

 

Opportunities for the Future( part 2)

11:45 Evolution of Physics-goals Dima Kharzeev [20]

12:25 Evolution of RHIC Physics Ed Shuryak [20]

1:05 Lunch

 

2:00 Evolution of Physics-goals Berndt Mueller [20]

2:40 Lattice QCD for HI physics Frithjof Karsch [20]

 

GSI

3:20 HI Physics Opportunity at GSI Bengt Friman [20]

3:55 HI Physics and Experiments Peter Braun-Munzinger[20]

FAIR@GSI

4:30 coffee

 

RHIC SPIN

4:50 Objectives for Spin Physics at RHIC Werner Vogelsang [20]

5:25 Experimental Issues/upgrades Matthias Perdekamp [20]

6:00 Machine Goals Mei Bai [15]

 

6:25 END Thursday

 

May 18, 2004

8:30 AM Friday, June 4

ELECTRON-ION COLLIDER

8:30 Overview-Electron Ion Collisions Raju Venugopalan [20]

9:05 Realization at e-RHIC Richard Milner[20]

9:40 Detector Issues for e-RHIC Abhay Deshpande [15]

10:05 Realization at e-LIC Rolf Ent [20]

10:40 Coffee

 

LHC

11:00 Physics Overview Keijo Kajantie [20]

11:35 ALICE Thomas Cormier [15]

12:05 ATLAS Helio Takai [15]

12:35 CMS Russell Betts [15]

1:05 Lunch

 

Fermilab

2:00 Gluon physics at the Tevatron Mike Albrow[20]

 

IV. Physics Computational Issues

2:35 Dynamic Modeling of RHIC collisions Steffen Bass [10]

2:55 Data processing requirements Bruce Gibbard [10]

3:15 Coffee

 

V. The HI physics community

3:45 The RHIC User Community Vicki Greene [10]

4:00 Comments and Discussion from the Floor [60]

 

VI. Long Range View

5:00 Theory Outlook Larry McLerran[20]

5:30 BNL Outlook Tom Kirk [20]

Final Questions from the Subcommittee

6:15 END Friday

End of Public Sessions

Subcommittee Executive Sessions:

Saturday, June 5 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Sunday, June 6 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM