Fakultät für Physik




The Temperature of the Quark-Gluon Plasma

Prof. Helmut Satz (Univ. Bielefeld)

Datum:  23.04.2015 16:00 Uhr – 17:00 Uhr

Ort: Seminar room 127 (Physics Department TUM, Physik II, ground floor/north)

At sufficiently high energy density, strongly interacting matter is predicted to become a plasma of deconfined quarks and gluons. I analyze the behavior of heavy quark-antiquark bound states (quarkonia) in such a deconfined medium and show how the results can be used to determine the temperature of the quark-gluon plasma. The analysis is then applied to quarkonium production experiments in high energy heavy ion collisions.

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