Short-range correlations and the intermittency phenomenon in multihadron rapidity distributions

P. Carruthers, Ina Sarcevic

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We show that the increase of bin-averaged factorial moments with decreasing size of the rapidity bin y (the so-called intermittency phenomenon) can be understood on the basis of conventional short-range correlations and a simple linked-pair Ansatz for higher-order correlations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1562-1565
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number15
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989


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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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