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Signs of thermalization from RHIC experiments

Quark-Gluon-Plasma Thermalization
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Abstract.

Selected results from the first five years of RHIC data taking are reviewed with emphasis on the evidence for thermalization in central Au + Au collisions at \( \sqrt{{s_{NN}}}\) = 200GeV.

PACS.

24.85.+p Quarks, gluons, and QCD in nuclei and nuclear processes 25.75.Nq Quark deconfinement, quark-gluon plasma production, and phase transitions 25.75.-q Relativistic heavy-ion collisions 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Lawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryBerkeleyUSA

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