Center domains and their phenomenological consequences in ultrarelativistic heavy ion collisions


Journal Article

© 2014 Elsevier B.V. We argue that the domain structure of deconfined QCD matter, which can be inferred from the properties of the Polyakov loop, can simultaneously explain the two most prominent experimental features of the quark-gluon plasma, namely its near ideal fluid properties and its large opacity.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Asakawa, M; Bass, SA; Mueller, B

Published Date

  • November 1, 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 931 /

Start / End Page

  • 1120 - 1124

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0375-9474

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.nuclphysa.2014.08.005

Citation Source

  • Scopus