Ekpyrosis and inflationary dynamics in heavy ion collisions: the role of quantum fluctuations

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We summarize recent significant progress in the development of a first-principles formalism to describe the formation and evolution of matter in very high energy heavy ion collisions. The key role of quantum fluctuations both before and after a collision is emphasized. Systematic computations are now feasible to address early time isotropization, flow, parton energy loss and the Chiral Magnetic Effect.

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Dusling, K.; Venugopalan, R. & Gelis, F. May 23, 2011.

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We summarize recent significant progress in the development of a first-principles formalism to describe the formation and evolution of matter in very high energy heavy ion collisions. The key role of quantum fluctuations both before and after a collision is emphasized. Systematic computations are now feasible to address early time isotropization, flow, parton energy loss and the Chiral Magnetic Effect.

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  • Quark Matter Annecy 2011; Annecy, France; 20110523 through 20110528

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  • Report No.: BNL--96184-2011-CP
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Dusling, K.; Venugopalan, R. & Gelis, F. Ekpyrosis and inflationary dynamics in heavy ion collisions: the role of quantum fluctuations, article, May 23, 2011; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc834068/: accessed October 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.