Azimuthal anisotropy: The higher harmonics

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We report the first observations of the fourth harmonic (v{sub 4}) in the azimuthal distribution of particles at RHIC. The measurement was done taking advantage of the large elliptic flow generated at RHIC. The integrated v{sub 4} is about a factor of 10 smaller than v{sub 2}. For the sixth (v{sub 6}) and eighth (v{sub 8}) harmonics upper limits on the magnitudes are reported.

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Poskanzer, Arthur M. & Collaboration, STAR March 12, 2004.

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We report the first observations of the fourth harmonic (v{sub 4}) in the azimuthal distribution of particles at RHIC. The measurement was done taking advantage of the large elliptic flow generated at RHIC. The integrated v{sub 4} is about a factor of 10 smaller than v{sub 2}. For the sixth (v{sub 6}) and eighth (v{sub 8}) harmonics upper limits on the magnitudes are reported.

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  • Quark Matter 2004, Oakland, CA (US), 01/11/2004--01/17/2004

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Poskanzer, Arthur M. & Collaboration, STAR. Azimuthal anisotropy: The higher harmonics, article, March 12, 2004; Berkeley, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc779245/: accessed April 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.