Equation of state of resonance-rich matter in the central cell in heavy-ion collisions at sqrt s =200 A GeV

The equilibration of hot and dense nuclear matter produced in the central cell of central Au+Au collisions at RHIC (sqrt s = 200 A GeV) energies is studied within a microscopic transport model. The pressure in the cell b
The equilibration of hot and dense nuclear matter produced in the central cell of central Au+Au collisions at RHIC (sqrt s = 200 A GeV) energies is studied within a microscopic transport model. The pressure in the cell becomes isotropic at t approx 5 fm/c after beginning of the collision. Within the next 15 fm/c the expansion of matter in the cell proceeds almost isentropically with the entropy per baryon ratio S/A approx 150, and the equation of state in the (P,epsilon) plane has a very simple form, P=0.15 epsilon. Comparison with the statistical model of an ideal hadron gas indicates that the time t approx 20 fm/c may be too short to reach the fully equilibrated state. Particularly, the creation of long-lived resonance-rich matter in the cell decelerates the relaxation to chemical equilibrium. This resonance-abundant state can be detected experimentally after the thermal freeze-out of particles.
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Author:Larissa V. Bravina, Eugene E. Zabrodin, Steffen A. Bass, Marcus Bleicher, Mathias Brandstetter, Amand Faessler, Christian Fuchs, Walter Greiner, Sven Soff, Horst Stöcker
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30-7158
Document Type:Preprint
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2005/04/14
Year of first Publication:2000
Publishing Institution:Univ.-Bibliothek Frankfurt am Main
Release Date:2005/04/14
Source:http://de.arxiv.org/abs/hep-ph/0010172 , Phys.Rev. C63 (2001) 064902
HeBIS PPN:128806869
Institutes:Physik
Dewey Decimal Classification:530 Physik
PACS-Classification:24.10.Lx Monte Carlo simulations (including hadron and parton cascades and string breaking models)
24.10.Pa Thermal and statistical models
25.75.-q Relativistic heavy-ion collisions (collisions induced by light ions studied to calibrate relativistic heavy-ion collisions should be classified under both 25.75.-q and sections 13 or 25 appropriate to the light ions)
Sammlungen:Universitätspublikationen
Licence (German):License Logo Veröffentlichungsvertrag für Publikationen

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