Physics of Particles and Nuclei Letters

, Volume 14, Issue 4, pp 576–583 | Cite as

Azimuthal pion fluctuation in ultra relativistic nuclear collisions and centrality dependence—a study with chaos based complex network analysis

Physics of Elementary Particles and Atomic Nuclei. Experiment


Various works on multiplicity fluctuation have investigated the dynamics of particle production process and eventually have tried to reveal a signature of phase transition in ultra-relativistic nuclear collisions. Analysis of fluctuations of spatial patterns has been conducted in terms of conventional approach. However, analysis with fractal dynamics on the scaling behavior of the void has not been explored yet. In this work we have attempted to analyze pion fluctuation in terms of the scaling behavior of the void probability distribution in azimuthal space in ultra-relativistic nuclear collisions in the light of complex networks. A radically different and rigorous method viz. Visibility Graph was applied on the data of 32S-Ag/Br interaction at an incident energy of 200 GeV per nucleon. The analysis reveals strong scaling behavior of void probability distributions in azimuthal space and a strong centrality dependence.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Deepa Ghosh Research FoundationKolkataIndia

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