Elliptic flow of thermal photons in relativistic nuclear collisions

We predict the transverse momentum (p(T)) dependence of elliptic flow of thermal photons for Au + Au collisions at the BNL Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider. We model the system hydrodynamically, with a thermalized quark-gluon plasma at early times followed by hadronization and decoupling. Photons are...

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Published in:Physical review letters, Vol. 96, No. 20 (2006), p. 202302
Main Author: Chatterjee, Rupa
Other Involved Persons: Frodermann, Evan S ; Heinz, Ulrich ; Srivastava, Dinesh K
Format: Article
Language:English
ISSN:1079-7114
Item Description:Date Completed 18.07.2006
Date Revised 28.06.2006
published: Print-Electronic
Citation Status PubMed-not-MEDLINE
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