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Title: An Experimental Review on Heavy-Flavor v 2 in Heavy-Ion Collision

For over a decade now, the primary purpose of relativistic heavy-ion collisions at the Relativistic Heavy-Ion Collider (RHIC) and the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has been to study the properties of QCD matter under extreme conditionsโ€”high temperature and high density. The heavy-ion experiments at both RHIC and LHC have recorded a wealth of data in p+p, p+Pb, d+Au, Cu+Cu, Cu+Au, Au+Au, Pb+Pb, and U+U collisions at energies ranging from s N N = 7.7 โ€‰GeV to 7โ€‰TeV. Heavy quarks are considered good probe to study the QCD matter created in relativistic collisions due to their very large mass and other unique properties. A precise measurement of various properties of heavy-flavor hadrons provides an insight into the fundamental properties of the hot and dense medium created in these nucleus-nucleus collisions, such as transport coefficient and thermalization and hadronization mechanisms. The main focus of this paper is to present a review on the measurements of azimuthal anisotropy of heavy-flavor hadrons and to outline the scientific opportunities in this sector due to future detector upgrade. We will mainly discuss the elliptic flow of open charmed meson ( D -meson), J / ฯˆ , and leptons from heavy-flavor decay at RHIC and LHC energy.
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  1. Department of Physics and Astronomy, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
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444025-HU- 206 22446
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Advances in High Energy Physics
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Journal Volume: 2016; Related Information: CHORUS Timestamp: 2016-10-03 17:43:07; Journal ID: ISSN 1687-7357
Hindawi Publishing Corporation
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