Initial Eccentricity in Deformed 197Au+197Au and 238U+238U Collisions at RHIC

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Initial eccentricity and eccentricity fluctuations of the interaction volume created in relativistic collisions of deformed {sup 197}Au and {sup 238}U nuclei are studied using optical and Monte-Carlo (MC) Glauber simulations. It is found that the non-sphericity noticeably influences the average eccentricity in central collisions and eccentricity fluctuations are enhanced due to deformation. Quantitative results are obtained for Au+Au and U+U collisions at energy {radical}s{sub NN} = 200 GeV.

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Filip, Peter; Lednicky, Richard; Masui, Hiroshi & Xu, Nu July 7, 2010.

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Initial eccentricity and eccentricity fluctuations of the interaction volume created in relativistic collisions of deformed {sup 197}Au and {sup 238}U nuclei are studied using optical and Monte-Carlo (MC) Glauber simulations. It is found that the non-sphericity noticeably influences the average eccentricity in central collisions and eccentricity fluctuations are enhanced due to deformation. Quantitative results are obtained for Au+Au and U+U collisions at energy {radical}s{sub NN} = 200 GeV.

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Filip, Peter; Lednicky, Richard; Masui, Hiroshi & Xu, Nu. Initial Eccentricity in Deformed 197Au+197Au and 238U+238U Collisions at RHIC, article, July 7, 2010; Berkeley, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1013686/: accessed January 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.