quark-gluon plasma


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quark-glu·on plasma

(kwôrk′glo͞o′ŏn, kwärk′-)
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The conditions in the quark-gluon plasma are a model for a moment just a microsecond after the Big Bang, when forces and particles were emerging in a fast-paced sequence.
They're either inaccessible, as are neutron stars, or nearly impossible to make in the lab, as is the quark-gluon plasma. None of them readily submits to theoretical calculations and simulations.
To describe the quark-gluon plasma (QGP) phase, we use a Bag model equation of state.
Producing a quark-gluon plasma would replay in miniature the critical scene early in the cosmos when the plasma gave birth to ordinary matter, researchers say.
Kumar, "Direct photon production at finite chemical potential from quark-gluon plasma," International Journal of Modern Physics A, vol.
To confirm the claim, he cautions, scientists need to find yet more signatures of the quark-gluon plasma.
Stachel, "Particle production in heavy ion collisions," in Quark-Gluon Plasma 3, R.
The primary goal of experimental program performed at Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) and at Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN is to create a hot and dense matter consisting of partonic degrees of freedom, usually called the quark-gluon plasma (QGP), which is believed to have filled in the early universe several microseconds after the big bang.
The aim is nothing short of creating a primordial state of matter called the quark-gluon plasma.
It is well-known that the dissociation of heavy quarkonium can be regarded as an important experimental signal of the formation of strongly coupled quark-gluon plasma (QGP) [1].
Researchers have sought the quark-gluon plasma since at least the mid-1980s (SN: 10/8/88, p.