Baryon rapidity loss in relativistic Au + Au collisions

B. B. Back, R. R. Betts, J. Chang, W. C. Chang, C. Y. Chi, Y. Y. Chu, J. B. Cumming, J. C. Dunlop, W. Eldredge, S. Y. Fung, R. Ganz, E. Garcia, A. Gillitzer, G. Heintzelman, W. F. Henning, D. J. Hofman, B. Holzman, J. H. Kang, E. J. Kim, S. Y. KimY. Kwon, D. McLeod, A. C. Mignerey, M. Moulson, V. Nanal, C. A. Ogilvie, R. Pak, A. Ruangma, D. E. Russ, R. K. Seto, P. J. Stanskas, G. S.F. Stephans, H. Q. Wang, F. E.H. Wolfs, A. H. Wuosmaa, H. Xiang, G. H. Xu, H. B. Yao, C. M. Zou

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Proton rapidity distributions for Au + Au collisions at three energies were measured as a function of collision centrality. The distributions show a consistent evolution with increasing energy and centrality leading to maximal rapidity loss for the most central collisions and the highest energy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1970-1973
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Mar 5

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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