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Title: Refractive distortions of two-particle correlations from classical trajectory calculations

Abstract

Calculations of two-particle correlations usually assume that particles interact only pairwise after their final collisions with third bodies. By considering classical trajectories, I show that interactions with the mean field can alter the spatial dimensions of the outgoing phase-space-density profiles, consistent with more complicated quantum complications. We find that if the pion dispersion relation is strongly modified, these distortions can be of the order of 10% or more.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Department of Physics and Astronomy, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20771285
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physical Review. C, Nuclear Physics; Journal Volume: 73; Journal Issue: 2; Other Information: DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevC.73.024901; (c) 2006 The American Physical Society; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS; CORRELATIONS; DENSITY; DISPERSION RELATIONS; HEAVY ION REACTIONS; MEAN-FIELD THEORY; PHASE SPACE; PIONS; QUANTUM FIELD THEORY

Citation Formats

Pratt, Scott. Refractive distortions of two-particle correlations from classical trajectory calculations. United States: N. p., 2006. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.73.024901.
Pratt, Scott. Refractive distortions of two-particle correlations from classical trajectory calculations. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.73.024901.
Pratt, Scott. Wed . "Refractive distortions of two-particle correlations from classical trajectory calculations". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.73.024901.
@article{osti_20771285,
title = {Refractive distortions of two-particle correlations from classical trajectory calculations},
author = {Pratt, Scott},
abstractNote = {Calculations of two-particle correlations usually assume that particles interact only pairwise after their final collisions with third bodies. By considering classical trajectories, I show that interactions with the mean field can alter the spatial dimensions of the outgoing phase-space-density profiles, consistent with more complicated quantum complications. We find that if the pion dispersion relation is strongly modified, these distortions can be of the order of 10% or more.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevC.73.024901},
journal = {Physical Review. C, Nuclear Physics},
number = 2,
volume = 73,
place = {United States},
year = {Wed Feb 15 00:00:00 EST 2006},
month = {Wed Feb 15 00:00:00 EST 2006}
}