Initial conditions in AA and pA collisions
Lappi, T. (2017). Initial conditions in AA and pA collisions. In Y. Foka, N. Brambilla, & V. Kovalenko (Eds.), XIIth Quark Confinement and the Hadron Spectrum - Proceedings (Article 07013). EDP Sciences. EPJ Web of Conferences, 137. https://doi.org/10.1051/epjconf/201713707013
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A full understanding of the spacetime evolution of the QCD matter created in a heavy ion collision requires understanding the properties of the initial stages. In the weak coupling picture these are dominated by classical gluon fields, whose properties can also be studied via the scattering of dilute probes off a high energy hadron or nucleus. A particular challenge is understanding small systems, where LHC data is also showing signs of collective behavior. We discuss some recent results of on the initial matter production and thermalization in heavy ion collisions, in particular in the gluon saturation framework.
ConferenceQuark Confinement and the Hadron Spectrum
Is part of publicationXIIth Quark Confinement and the Hadron Spectrum - Proceedings
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Related funder(s)European Commission; Academy of Finland
Funding program(s)Research costs of Academy Research Fellow, AoF; Academy Research Fellow, AoF
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Additional information about fundingThis work has been supported by the Academy of Finland, projects 267321, 273464 and 303756 and by the European Research Council, grant ERC-2015-CoG-681707.
Except where otherwise noted, this item's license is described as © The Authors, published by EDP Sciences. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0.
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