A Study Using Relativistic Hydrodynamics for Ultrarelativistic Heavy-Ion Collisions: The Quark-Gluon-Plasma to Hadron Phase Transition and LHC Predictions
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Publisher:The Ohio State University
Series/Report no.:The Ohio State University. Department of Physics Honors Theses; 2008
A brief introduction into the study of quark-gluon plasma (QGP) created in heavy-ion collisions is given. Subsequently, results are reported from studies of several specific topics using relativistic hydrodynamics to model the evolution of QGP created in such collisions.
National Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship; APS Conference Experience for Undergraduates (CEU) Award; OSU Denman Undergraduate Research Forum Winner; OSU Colleges of Arts and Sciences Honors Research Scholarship; OSU Smith Sophomore Physics Award; OSU Smith Junior Physics Award
This work was supported by the National Science Foundation under grant PHY-0354916 and by the United States Department of Energy under the grant DE-FG02-01ER41190.
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