Diagnostics of hot dense matter produced in relativistic heavy ion collisions

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Abstract

We study, in a pQCD calculation augmented by nuclear effects, the jet energy loss needed to reproduce the measured π0 spectra in Au + Au collisions at large pT, measured by PHENIX at RHIC at √s = 200 AGeV. Averaged energy loss obtained in the GLV formalism is applied in our recent calculation based on NLO pQCD (including shadowing and multiscattering). The method of jet tomography is capable to measure the opacity of the produced hot dense matter at RHIC energy in heavy ion collisions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)277-280
Number of pages4
JournalActa Physica Hungarica, Series A: Heavy Ion Physics
Volume19
Issue number3-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 22 2004

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Keywords

  • Jet tomography
  • Particle production
  • Perturbative QCD

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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