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The European Physical Journal Special Topics

, Volume 155, Issue 1, pp 131–137 | Cite as

Extending the reach of hydrodynamics for relativistic heavy ion collisions

  • S. Pratt
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Abstract.

Recent and ongoing improvements to hydrodynamic treatments at RHIC are extending the physics reach of hydrodynamics, and improving the phenomenology. Here, the links between technological improvements and the extension of physics are emphasized.

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Velocity Gradient European Physical Journal Special Topic Bulk Viscosity Quark Matter Stress Energy Tensor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Pratt
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  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstronomyMichigan State UniversityEast LansingUSA

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