Monte Carlo models: Quo vadimus?

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Coherence, multiple scattering and the interplay between soft and hard processes are discussed. These physics phenomena are essential for understanding the nuclear dependences of rapidity density and p{sub T} spectra in high-energy heavy-ion collisions. The RHIC data have shown the onset of hard processes and indications of high p{sub T} spectra suppression due to parton energy loss. Within the pQCD parton model, the combination of azimuthal anisotropy ({nu}{sub 2}) and hadron spectra suppression at large p{sub T} can help one to determine the initial gluon density in heavy-ion collisions at RHIC.

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Wang, Xin-Nian January 1, 2001.

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Coherence, multiple scattering and the interplay between soft and hard processes are discussed. These physics phenomena are essential for understanding the nuclear dependences of rapidity density and p{sub T} spectra in high-energy heavy-ion collisions. The RHIC data have shown the onset of hard processes and indications of high p{sub T} spectra suppression due to parton energy loss. Within the pQCD parton model, the combination of azimuthal anisotropy ({nu}{sub 2}) and hadron spectra suppression at large p{sub T} can help one to determine the initial gluon density in heavy-ion collisions at RHIC.

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INIS; OSTI as DE00791193

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  • 15th International Conference on Ultrarelativistic nucleus-nucleus collisions quark matter 2001, Stony Brook, NY (US), 01/15/2001--01/20/2001

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  • Report No.: LBNL--47701
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  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 791193
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Wang, Xin-Nian. Monte Carlo models: Quo vadimus?, article, January 1, 2001; Berkeley, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc743080/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.