One of the tasks of the Czech group at the STAR experiment is the maintanance and careless operation of the ZDC detector. This is an important component of both STAR and the RHIC accelerator thus it is needed to be stand by during the RHIC run for 24 hours a day on the phone in BNL.

Ing. Miroslav Šimko z ÚJF AVČR se dívá dovnitř detektoru ZDC
Ing. Miroslav Šimko from NPI CAS looking inside ZDC detector.
Ing. Miroslav Šimko uvnitř STARu
Ing. Miroslav Šimko inside STAR.
RHIC tunnel - view from the ZDC