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Hydrodynamic predictions for 5.44 TeV Xe+Xe collisions

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Author(s):
Giacalone, Giuliano [1] ; Noronha-Hostler, Jacquelyn [2] ; Luzum, Matthew [3] ; Ollitrault, Jean-Yves [1]
Total Authors: 4
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Paris Saclay, CNRS, CEA, Int Phys Theor, F-91191 Gif Sur Yvette - France
[2] Rutgers State Univ, Dept Phys & Astron, Piscataway, NJ 08854 - USA
[3] Univ Sao Paulo, Inst Fis, CP 66318, BR-05315970 Sao Paulo - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 3
Document type: Journal article
Source: Physical Review C; v. 97, n. 3 MAR 6 2018.
Web of Science Citations: 28
Abstract

We argue that relativistic hydrodynamics is able to make robust predictions for soft particle production in Xe+Xe collisions at the CERN Large Hadron Collider (LHC). The change of system size from Pb+Pb to Xe+Xe provides a unique opportunity to test the scaling laws inherent to fluid dynamics. Using event-by-event hydrodynamic simulations, wemake quantitative predictions for several observables: mean transverse momentum, anisotropic flow coefficients, and their fluctuations. Results are shown as a function of collision centrality. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 17/05685-2 - Hadronic physics in high energy nuclear collisions
Grantee:Jun Takahashi
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants
FAPESP's process: 16/24029-6 - Investigating the strong nuclear interactions under extreme conditions
Grantee:Matthew William Luzum
Support type: Research Grants - Young Investigators Grants
FAPESP's process: 15/50438-8 - Observing the minibang through its fluctuation spectrum
Grantee:Frédérique Marie Brigitte Sylvie Grassi
Support type: Regular Research Grants