System size and centrality dependence of the balance function in A+A collisions at sqrt[sNN]=17.2 GeV

Electric charge correlations were studied for p+p, C+C, Si+Si, and centrality selected Pb+Pb collisions at sqrt[sNN]=17.2 GeV with the NA49 large acceptance detector at the CERN SPS. In particular, long-range pseudorapid
Electric charge correlations were studied for p+p, C+C, Si+Si, and centrality selected Pb+Pb collisions at sqrt[sNN]=17.2 GeV with the NA49 large acceptance detector at the CERN SPS. In particular, long-range pseudorapidity correlations of oppositely charged particles were measured using the balance function method. The width of the balance function decreases with increasing system size and centrality of the reactions. This decrease could be related to an increasing delay of hadronization in central Pb+Pb collisions.
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Author:Christopher Alt, NA49 Collaboration
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30-17454
Document Type:Article
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2005/10/05
Year of first Publication:2005
Publishing Institution:Univ.-Bibliothek Frankfurt am Main
Release Date:2005/10/05
Source:Phys. Rev. C 71, 034903 (2005), http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRC/v71/e034903
HeBIS PPN:191140988
Institutes:Physik
Dewey Decimal Classification:530 Physik
PACS-Classification:25.75.Gz Particle correlations and fluctuations
Sammlungen:Universitätspublikationen
Licence (German):License Logo Veröffentlichungsvertrag für Publikationen

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