The Physics of the Quark-Gluon Plasma

Introductory Lectures

  • Sourav Sarkar
  • Helmut Satz
  • Bikash Sinha

Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 785)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Michael Kliemant, Raghunath Sahoo, Tim Schuster, Reinhard Stock
    Pages 23-103
  3. Debasish Banerjee, Jajati K. Nayak, Raju Venugopalan
    Pages 105-137
  4. Tetsufumi Hirano, Naomi van der Kolk, Ante Bilandzic
    Pages 139-178
  5. P. P. Bhaduri, P. Hegde, H. Satz, P. Tribedy
    Pages 179-197
  6. Carlos Lourenço, Pietro Faccioli, Hermine K. Wöhri
    Pages 199-218
  7. Rupa Chatterjee, Lusaka Bhattacharya, Dinesh K. Srivastava
    Pages 219-264
  8. David d‘ Enterria, Barbara Betz
    Pages 285-339
  9. Theodor Bra³oveanu, Dmitri Kharzeev, Mauricio Martinez
    Pages 341-369

About this book


The aim of this book is to offer to the next generation of young researchers a broad and largely self-contained introduction to the physics of heavy ion collisions and the quark-gluon plasma, providing material beyond that normally found in the available textbooks.

For each of the main aspects - QCD thermodynamics and global features of the QGP, collision hydrodynamics, electromagnetic probes, jet and quarkonium production, color glass condensate, and the gravity  connection - the present volume provides extensive and pedagogical lectures, surveying the present status of both theory and experiment.

A particular feature of this volume is that all lectures have been written with the active assistance of selected students present at the course in order to ensure the adequate level and coverage for the intended readership.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Sourav Sarkar
    • 1
  • Helmut Satz
    • 2
  • Bikash Sinha
    • 3
  1. 1.Centre (VECC)Variable Energy CyclotronKolkataIndia
  2. 2.Fak. PhysikUniversität BielefeldBielefeldGermany
  3. 3.Centre (VECC)Variable Energy CyclotronKolkataIndia

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