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Two particle rapidity, transverse momentum, and azimuthal correlations in relativistic nuclear collisions and transverse radial expansion

By Sergei A. Voloshin


At the very first stage of an ultra-relativistic nucleus-nucleus collision new particles are produced in individual nucleon-nucleon collisions. In the transverse plane, all particles from a single $NN$ collision are initially located at the same position. The subsequent transverse radial expansion of the system creates strong position-momentum correlations and leads to characteristic rapidity, transverse momentum, and azimuthal correlations among the produced particles.Comment: 4 pages. Proceedings of 18th Nuclear Physics Division Conference of the EPS (NPDC18

Topics: Nuclear Theory
Publisher: 'Elsevier BV'
Year: 2004
DOI identifier: 10.1016/j.nuclphysa.2004.12.053
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