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Conference Paper

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Publication Title

NAPAC2019: Proceedings of the North American Particle Accelerator Conference



Conference Name

North American Particle Accelerator Conference, September 2-6, 2019, Lansing, Michigan


With the completion of the National Academies of Sciences Assessment of a US Electron-Ion Collider, the prospects for construction of such a facility have taken a step forward. This paper provides an overview of the two site-specific EIC designs: JLEIC (Jefferson Lab) and eRHIC (BNL) as well as brief overview of ongoing EIC R&D.


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Original Publication Citation

Seryi, A., Benson, S.V., Bogacz, S.A., Brindza, P.D., Brucker, M.W., Camsonne, A., Daly, E., Degtiarenko, P. V., Derbenev, Y.S., Diefenthaler, M., Dolbeck, J., Ent, R., Fair, R., Fazenbaker, D., Furletova, Y., Gamage, B.R., Gaskell, D., Geng, R.L., Ghoshal, P., ... York, R.C. (2019) The US electron ion collider accelerator designs. In Y. Yamazaki, T. Raubenheimer, A. McCausey, and V.R.W. Schaa (Eds.), NAPAC2019: Proceedings of the North American Particle Accelerator Conference (pp. 1-7). Joint Accelerator Conferences Website.


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