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Event-by-event fluctuations in heavy-ion collisions and the quark-gluon string model

  • A. Capella
  • E.G. Ferreiro
  • A.B. Kaidalov
Theoretical physics

Abstract

We apply dynamical string models of heavy-ion collisions at high energies to the analysis of event-by-event fluctuations. Attention is devoted mainly to a new variable proposed for studying “equilibration” in heavy-ion collisions. Recent results of the NA49 collaboration at CERN SPS are compared with predictions of the quark-gluon string model (QGSM), which gives a good description of different aspects of multiparticle production for collisions of nucleons and nuclei. It is shown that the new observable and other results of the NA49 analysis of event-by-event fluctuations are correctly reproduced in the model. We discuss dynamical effects responsible for these fluctuations and give the predictions for p-p, p-Pb and Pb-Pb collisions at RHIC and higher energies.

Keywords

Transverse Momentum Monte Carlo Calculation String Model Nucleus Collision Nucleus Interaction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Capella
    • 1
  • E.G. Ferreiro
    • 1
  • A.B. Kaidalov
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Physique Theorique, Unité Mixte de Recherche (CNRS) UMR 8627Universite de Paris XI, Bat.210Orsay CedexFrance
  2. 2.Institute of Theoretical and Experimental PhysicsMoscowRussia

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