Non-equilibrium QCD of high-energy multi-gluon dynamics

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A non-equilibrium QCD description of multiparticle dynamics in space-time is of both fundamental and phenomenological interest. Here the authors discusses an attempt to derive from first principles, a real-time formalism to study the dynamical interplay of quantum and statistical-kinetic properties of non-equilibrium multi-parton systems produced in high-energy QCD processes. The ultimate goal (from which one is still far away) is to have a practically applicable description of the space-time evolution of a general initial system of gluons and quarks, characterized by some large energy or momentum scale, that expands, diffuses and dissipates according to the self- and mutual-interactions, and eventually ... continued below

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Geiger, K. December 31, 1996.

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A non-equilibrium QCD description of multiparticle dynamics in space-time is of both fundamental and phenomenological interest. Here the authors discusses an attempt to derive from first principles, a real-time formalism to study the dynamical interplay of quantum and statistical-kinetic properties of non-equilibrium multi-parton systems produced in high-energy QCD processes. The ultimate goal (from which one is still far away) is to have a practically applicable description of the space-time evolution of a general initial system of gluons and quarks, characterized by some large energy or momentum scale, that expands, diffuses and dissipates according to the self- and mutual-interactions, and eventually converts dynamically into final state hadrons. For example, the evolution of parton showers in the mechanism of parton-hadron conversion in high-energy hadronic collisions, or, the description of formation, evolution and freezeout of a quark-gluon plasma, in ultra-relativistic heavy-ion collisions.

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  • 20. Johns Hopkins workshop on current problems in particle theory, Heidelberg (Germany), 27-29 Jun 1996

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  • Other: DE97000342
  • Report No.: BNL--63438
  • Report No.: CONF-9606294--1
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH00016
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 418490
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc679038

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Geiger, K. Non-equilibrium QCD of high-energy multi-gluon dynamics, article, December 31, 1996; Upton, New York. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc679038/: accessed August 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.