• The quark gluon plasma: Lattice computations put to experimental test

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    • Keywords

       

      Heavy-ion collisions; lattice quantum chromodynamics; fluctuations; flow; transport; coefficients

    • Abstract

       

      I describe how lattice computations are being used to extract experimentally relevant features of the quark gluon plasma. I deal specifically with relaxation times, photon emissivity, strangeness yields, event-by-event fluctuations of conserved quantities and hydrodynamic flow. Finally I give evidence that the plasma is rather liquid-like in some ways.

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      Sourendu Gupta1

      1. Department of Theoretical Physics, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Homi Bhabha Road, Mumbai - 400 005, India
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