Influence of α-clustering nuclear structure on the rotating collision system

  • Zhi-Wan Xu
  • Song Zhang
  • Yu-Gang MaEmail author
  • Jin-Hui Chen
  • Chen Zhong


In recent years, the collective motion properties of global rotation of the symmetric colliding system in relativistic energies have been investigated. In addition, the initial geometrical shape effects on the collective flows have been explored using a hydrodynamical model, a transport model, etc. In this work, we study the asymmetric \(^{12}{\mathrm {C}} + ^{197}\!\!\!{\mathrm{Au}}\) collision at \(200\,\hbox { GeV/}c\) and the effect of the exotic nuclear structure on the global rotation using a multi-phase transport model. The global angular momentum and averaged angular speed were calculated and discussed for the collision system at different evolution stages.


Chiral magnetic effect Chiral vortical effect Initial geometrical effect Quark–gluon plasma Relativistic heavy-ion collisions 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhi-Wan Xu
    • 1
    • 2
  • Song Zhang
    • 3
    • 4
  • Yu-Gang Ma
    • 3
    • 4
    Email author
  • Jin-Hui Chen
    • 3
    • 4
  • Chen Zhong
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsFudan UniversityShanghaiChina
  2. 2.Department of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA
  3. 3.Key Laboratory of Nuclear Physics and Ion-beam Application (MOE), Institute of Modern PhysicsFudan UniversityShanghaiChina
  4. 4.Shanghai Institute of Applied PhysicsChinese Academy of SciencesShanghaiChina

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