Collective flow as a probe of heavy-ion reaction dynamics

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Collective flow of nuclear matter probes the dynamics of heavy-ion reactions and can provide information about the nuclear-matter equation of state. In particular, the incident energy dependences of collective flow may be a sensitive means to deduce the existence of a Quark Gluon Plasma phase in the equation of state. Collective flow measurements from 30 A MeV to 200 A GeV incident energies are briefly reviewed. Preliminary results on collective flow from the WA98 experiment at the CERN SPS are presented.

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Awes, T.C. December 1, 1997.

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Collective flow of nuclear matter probes the dynamics of heavy-ion reactions and can provide information about the nuclear-matter equation of state. In particular, the incident energy dependences of collective flow may be a sensitive means to deduce the existence of a Quark Gluon Plasma phase in the equation of state. Collective flow measurements from 30 A MeV to 200 A GeV incident energies are briefly reviewed. Preliminary results on collective flow from the WA98 experiment at the CERN SPS are presented.

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12 p.

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INIS; OSTI as DE98001427

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  • 6. international conference on nucleus-nucleus collisions (NN-6), Gatlinburg, TN (United States), 2-6 Jun 1997

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  • Other: DE98001427
  • Report No.: ORNL/CP--95302
  • Report No.: CONF-970622--
  • Grant Number: AC05-96OR22464
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 562473
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc698578

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Awes, T.C. Collective flow as a probe of heavy-ion reaction dynamics, article, December 1, 1997; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc698578/: accessed August 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.