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How much does the hadronic phase contribute to the observed anisotropic flow at the LHC?

Authors
  • Snellings, Raimond
Type
Preprint
Publication Date
Apr 20, 2015
Submission Date
Nov 27, 2014
Identifiers
arXiv ID: 1411.7690
Source
arXiv
License
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Abstract

Elliptic flow signals the presence of multiple interactions between the constituents of the created matter in heavy-ion collisions. This includes possible contributions from the different phases, including the hadronic phase. In these proceedings I will first show that the energy dependence of elliptic flow, based on recent ALICE and STAR beam energy scan measurements, can largely be understood in terms of a boosted thermal system. In addition, a detailed comparison between the identified particle elliptic flow measured by the ALICE collaboration and viscous hydrodynamical model calculations with and without a hadronic afterburner is performed to constrain the possible effects of individual hadron-hadron re-interaction cross-sections.

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