Statistical hadronization probed by resonances

Giorgio Torrieri, Johann Rafelski

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We study to what extent a measurement of the [Formula Presented] spectra for hadrons and their resonances can resolve ambiguities in the statistical model description of particle production. We describe in a quantitative analysis how physical assumptions about the freeze-out geometry and dynamics influence the particle spectra. Considering ratios of [Formula Presented] distribution of resonance-particle ratios (such as [Formula Presented] we observe significant sensitivity to fireball freeze-out geometry and flow dynamics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
JournalPhysical Review C - Nuclear Physics
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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