quark-gluon plasma


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quark-glu·on plasma

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He covers phase states of matter and their classification, equations of state of gases and liquids, quantum mechanical models of a solid, plasma thermodynamics, Monte Carlo and molecular dynamics methods, the statistical substance model, the density functional method, semi-empirical equations of state, relativistic plasma: wide-range description, nuclear transformations under strong compression, quark-gluon plasma and strange matter, and semi-empiric nuclear models.
We have made, by far, the most precise extraction to date of a key property of the quark-gluon plasma, which reveals the microscopic structure of this almost perfect liquid," said Xin-Nian Wang, physicist in the Nuclear Science Division at Berkeley Lab and managing principal investigator of the JET Collaboration.
Berndt Mueller, a Duke University physicist who is not on the CMS team, says he favors the quark-gluon plasma theory because it is the simpler one.
The hot stuff produced at Brookhaven is a quark-gluon plasma and it spills out like a soup made of quarks and gluons.
Then they're super-cooling them and whacking them through the LHC at light speed, so they'll all smash into each other, and, hopefully, then they can understand dark matter, the God particle and maybe even the quark-gluon plasma that was around at the dawn of time.
ACCORDING TO A PAPER in the March 18th Physical Review Letters, experiments the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) in Brookhaven, New York, may have succeeded in creating a quark-gluon plasma over the past few years by slamming together gold nuclei at high velocities.
Complete disorder is difficult to conceive (fully dispersed, completely symmetrical), but could be characterized as the attractor of the following falling gradient: forms -> random dumps of stuff -> dispersed baryonic (standard) matter -> free hadrons (heavy elementary particles) -> quark-gluon plasma -> an empty sea of fully entropic energy--the so called 'heat' or 'thermal' energy (which affords the Brownian motion--jiggling--of very small particles viewed in a microscope).
In June 2003 physicists announced that they had created a new form of matter called quark-gluon plasma at Brookhaven National Laboratory's Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider.
The accelerator is meant to replicate, in microcosm, conditions that prevailed in the first microsecond after the Big Bang, when all the matter in the universe was squeezed into a quark-gluon plasma.
The recent success involves the duplication of a state in the early history of the universe called quark-gluon plasma (QGP), which shows quarks and gluons behaving differently from usual, members of the Pioneering High Energy Nuclear Interacting Experiment (PHENIX) said.
com/cern-update-possible-quark-gluon-plasma-signature-observed-proton-proton-collisions-2530074) recent announcement of the observation of quark-gluon plasma.
Objective: Collisions of ultra relativistic nuclei are a tool to reach huge energy densities and to form a new state of matter called Quark-Gluon Plasma (QGP), where quarks and gluons can move freely.