sPHENIX time projection chamber (IMAGE) DOE/Brookhaven National Laboratory Caption An end-view of the Time Project Chamber of the sPHENIX detector, which will be seeing its first collisions during Run 23 at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC). The top priority of the run will be commissioning all the complex components of sPHENIX. Credit Brookhaven National Laboratory Usage Restrictions OK for use with stories about this research. License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.