A comparison of statistical hadronization models

Giorgio Torrieri, Johann Rafelski

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Abstract

We investigate the sensitivity of fits of hadron spectra produced in heavy-ion collisions to the choice of statistical hadronization model. We start by giving an overview of statistical model ambiguities, and what they tell us about freeze-out dynamics. We then use Monte Carlo generated data to determine sensitivity to model choice. We fit the statistical hadronization models under consideration to RHIC data, and find that a comparison χ2 fits can shed light on some presently contentious questions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S557-S564
JournalJournal of Physics G: Nuclear and Particle Physics
Volume30
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'A comparison of statistical hadronization models'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this