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Title: Mapping the QCD phase diagram with statistics-friendly distributions

Abstract

In this paper, we demonstrate that the multiplicity distribution of a system located in the vicinity of a first-order phase transition can be successfully measured in terms of its factorial cumulants with a surprisingly small number of events. This finding has direct implications for the experimental search of a QCD phase transition conjectured to be located in the high baryon density region of the QCD phase diagram.

Authors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. AGH Univ. of Science and Technology, Krakow (Poland)
  2. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Nuclear Physics (NP); Ministry of Science and Higher Education; National Science Centre of Poland (NCN); Beam Energy Scan Theory (BEST) Topical Collaboration
OSTI Identifier:
1580983
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-05CH11231; 2018/30/Q/ST2/00101
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review C
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 100; Journal Issue: 5; Journal ID: ISSN 2469-9985
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS

Citation Formats

Bzdak, Adam, and Koch, Volker. Mapping the QCD phase diagram with statistics-friendly distributions. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. https://doi.org/10.1103/physrevc.100.051902.
Bzdak, Adam, & Koch, Volker. Mapping the QCD phase diagram with statistics-friendly distributions. United States. https://doi.org/10.1103/physrevc.100.051902
Bzdak, Adam, and Koch, Volker. Fri . "Mapping the QCD phase diagram with statistics-friendly distributions". United States. https://doi.org/10.1103/physrevc.100.051902. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1580983.
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title = {Mapping the QCD phase diagram with statistics-friendly distributions},
author = {Bzdak, Adam and Koch, Volker},
abstractNote = {In this paper, we demonstrate that the multiplicity distribution of a system located in the vicinity of a first-order phase transition can be successfully measured in terms of its factorial cumulants with a surprisingly small number of events. This finding has direct implications for the experimental search of a QCD phase transition conjectured to be located in the high baryon density region of the QCD phase diagram.},
doi = {10.1103/physrevc.100.051902},
journal = {Physical Review C},
number = 5,
volume = 100,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {11}
}

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