• Long-range correlations in high multiplicity 𝑝𝑝 and 𝑝𝐴 collisions

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    • Keywords


      Quantum chromodynamics; quark-gluon plasma; correlations.

    • Abstract


      This review summarizes recent discoveries in high-energy proton+proton and proton+nucleus collisions, with particular attention on the observation of long-range azimuthal correlations in high multiplicity collisions. These correlations, which resemble those seen in ultrarelativistic nucleus–nucleus collisions, provide a unique window into the physics of the very early collision stage in high energy nuclear interactions. Here we present a compilation of the most important experimental results and briefly discuss successes and challenges for a selection of theoretical approaches.

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      Gunther Roland1

      1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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