Longitudinal Λ polarization, Ξ abundance and quark-gluon plasma formation

M. Jacob, J. Rafelski

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Abstract

The relatively large abundance of Ξ expected to be a peculiar feature for the quark-gluon plasma formed in relativistic nuclear collisions can be readily observed by measuring the longitudinal polarization of Λ into which Ξ cascades.This characteristics Ξ-signature of the quark-gluon plasma is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)173-176
Number of pages4
JournalPhysics Letters B
Volume190
Issue number1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - May 21 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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