Landolt-Börnstein - Group I Elementary Particles, Nuclei and Atoms

Collective Phenomena in Non-Central Nuclear Collisions

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This document is part of Volume 23 ‘Relativistic Heavy Ion Physics’ of Landolt-Börnstein - Group I ‘Elementary Particles, Nuclei and Atoms’. It contains the Section ‘5.2 Collective Phenomena in Non-Central Nuclear Collisions’ of the Chapter ‘5 Primordial Bulk Plasma Dynamics in Nuclear Collisions at RHIC’ with the content: 5.2 Collective Phenomena in Non-Central Nuclear Collisions 5.2.1 Introduction 5.2.1.1 Unique observable 5.2.1.2 Definitions: flow and nonflow, the reaction and participant planes. 5.2.2 Experimental methods 5.2.2.1 Event plane method 5.2.2.2 Two and many particle correlations 5.2.2.3 q-distributions, Lee-Yang Zeros, Bessel and Fourier transforms 5.2.2.4 Methods comparison: sensitivity to nonflow and flow fluctuations 5.2.3 Anisotropic flow: results and physics 5.2.3.1 General 5.2.3.1.1 Interplay of anisotropic and radial flow 5.2.3.1.2 Flow amplification by coalescence 5.2.3.2 Directed flow 5.2.3.2.1 Physics of directed flow 5.2.3.2.2 System size and energy dependence; extended longitudinal scaling 5.2.3.3 Elliptic flow 5.2.3.3.1 In-plane elliptic flow 5.2.3.3.2 Low density and ideal hydro limits, v 2/ε plot 5.2.3.3.3 Viscous effects 5.2.3.3.4 Initial eccentricity and v 2 fluctuations 5.2.3.3.5 (Pseudo)rapidity dependence 5.2.3.3.6 Low p T region: mass splitting 5.2.3.3.7 Constituent quark number scaling 5.2.3.3.8 High p T region 5.2.3.3.9 Rare probes 5.2.3.4 Higher harmonics 5.2.4 Conclusion and outlook

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Title
Collective Phenomena in Non-Central Nuclear Collisions
Book Title
Relativistic Heavy Ion Physics
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Primordial Bulk Plasma Dynamics in Nuclear Collisions at RHIC
Book DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-01539-7
Chapter DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-01539-7_10
Part of
Landolt-Börnstein - Group I Elementary Particles, Nuclei and Atoms
Volume
23
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  • R. Stock Send Email (10)
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  • 10 Institut für Kernphysik Frankfurt, Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, Max-von-Laue-Str. 1, 60438, Frankfurt, Germany
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  • Sergei A. Voloshin Send Email (29_10)
  • Arthur M. Poskanzer Send Email (18_10)
  • Raimond Snellings Send Email (26_10)
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  • 29_10 Department of Physics and Astronomy, Wayne State University, 666 W. Hancock, 48201, Detroit, MI, USA
  • 18_10 Nuclear Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 1 Cyclotron Road, 94720-8153, Berkeley, CA, USA
  • 26_10 Nikhef, Science Park 105, 1098 XG, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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