Relativistic nuclear collisions: theory

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Some of the recent theoretical developments in relativistic (0.5 to 2.0-GeV/nucleon) nuclear collisions are reviewed. The statistical model, hydrodynamic model, classical equation of motion calculations, billiard ball dynamics, and intranuclear cascade models are discussed in detail. Inclusive proton and pion spectra are analyzed for a variety of reactions. Particular attention is focused on how the complex interplay of the basic reaction mechanism hinders attempts to deduce the nuclear matter equation of state from data. 102 references, 19 figures.

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Gyulassy, M. July 1, 1980.

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Some of the recent theoretical developments in relativistic (0.5 to 2.0-GeV/nucleon) nuclear collisions are reviewed. The statistical model, hydrodynamic model, classical equation of motion calculations, billiard ball dynamics, and intranuclear cascade models are discussed in detail. Inclusive proton and pion spectra are analyzed for a variety of reactions. Particular attention is focused on how the complex interplay of the basic reaction mechanism hinders attempts to deduce the nuclear matter equation of state from data. 102 references, 19 figures.

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Pages: 61

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  • Report No.: LBL-11040
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • DOI: 10.2172/5117773 | External Link
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  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1060919

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Gyulassy, M. Relativistic nuclear collisions: theory, report, July 1, 1980; Berkeley, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1060919/: accessed June 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.