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Event-by-event elliptic flow fluctuations from PHOBOS

  • Author(s): Wosiek, B
  • Alver, B
  • Back, BB
  • Baker, MD
  • Ballintijn, M
  • Barton, DS
  • Betts, RR
  • Bickley, AA
  • Bindel, R
  • Busza, W
  • Carroll, A
  • Chai, Z
  • Chetluru, V
  • Decowski, MP
  • García, E
  • Gburek, T
  • George, N
  • Gulbrandsen, K
  • Halliwell, C
  • Hamblen, J
  • Harnarine, I
  • Hauer, M
  • Henderson, C
  • Hofman, DJ
  • Hollis, RS
  • Hołyński, R
  • Holzman, B
  • Iordanova, A
  • Johnson, E
  • Kane, JL
  • Khan, N
  • Kulinich, P
  • Kuo, CM
  • Li, W
  • Lin, WT
  • Loizides, C
  • Manly, S
  • Mignerey, AC
  • Nouicer, R
  • Olszewski, A
  • Pak, R
  • Reed, C
  • Richardson, E
  • Roland, C
  • Roland, G
  • Sagerer, J
  • Seals, H
  • Sedykh, I
  • Smith, CE
  • Stankiewicz, MA
  • Steinberg, P
  • Stephans, GSF
  • Sukhanov, A
  • Szostak, A
  • Tonjes, MB
  • Trzupek, A
  • Vale, C
  • van Nieuwenhuizen, GJ
  • Vaurynovich, SS
  • Verdier, R
  • Veres, GI
  • Walters, P
  • Wenger, E
  • Willhelm, D
  • Wolfs, FLH
  • Woźniak, K
  • Wyngaardt, S
  • Wysłouch, B
  • et al.

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http://www.actaphys.uj.edu.pl/fulltext?series=Reg&vol=40&page=1081
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Abstract

Recently PHOBOS has focused on the study of fluctuations and correlations in particle production in heavy-ion collisions at the highest energies delivered by the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC). In this report, we present results on event-by-event elliptic flow fluctuations in Au + Au collisions at √sNN =200 GeV. A data-driven method was used to estimate the dominant contribution from non-flow correlations. Over the broad range of collision centralities, the observed large elliptic flow fluctuations are in agreement with the fluctuations in the initial source eccentricity.

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