Strange hadron yields and ratios in heavy ion collisions at RHIC energy

G. Hamar, L. L. Zhu, P. Csizmadia, P. Lévai

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Abstract

Recent experimental data support the presence of quark coalescence in heavy ion collisions at RHIC energies. Hadronization of quark matter and hadron formation in heavy ion collisions can be described by the coalescence process, and measured data are reproduced successfully. On the other hand, the theoretical coalescence calculations are based on a non-relativistic description. Here we investigate the robustness of the coalescence description, using different wavefunction overlap during hadron formation.

Original languageEnglish
Article number044067
JournalJournal of Physics G: Nuclear and Particle Physics
Volume35
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 2008

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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