quark-gluon plasma


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quark-glu·on plasma

(kwôrk′glo͞o′ŏn, kwärk′-)
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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.
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.
In particular, the creation of new states of matter as the deconfined quark-gluon plasma or the color glass condensate, where large densities of gluons can be found, present new opportunities to improve our overall understanding of strong interactions.
This quark-gluon plasma only exists for several yoctoseconds (10-24 seconds).
Physicists create a quark-gluon plasma, the primordial matter of the young universe; surprisingly, it is a liquid, not a gas (4/23/05, p.
Some specific subjects covered are structure and reactions in pentaquarks, geometric effects and magnetic phases in quantum rings, linear response treatment of the Hall Effect, and quark-gluon plasma and QCD.
Dr Evan's team is the only UK presence on the ALICE project, which will look at the hot, dense mixture of particles called quark-gluon plasma that physicists believe existed just after the Big Bang.
The dissociation of these states is directly linked to the temperature of the quark-gluon plasma (QGP) formed in these collisions.
Charm quarks, 100 times heavier than the up and down quarks that form normal matter, are significantly decelerated by their passage through quark-gluon plasma, offering scientists a unique tool to probe its properties.