The CBM Physics Book

Compressed Baryonic Matter in Laboratory Experiments

  • Bengt Friman
  • Claudia Höhne
  • Jörn Knoll
  • Stefan Leupold
  • Jorgen Randrup
  • Ralf Rapp
  • Peter Senger

Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 814)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. Frank Wilczek
    Pages 1-10
  3. Bengt Friman, Claudia Höhne, Jörn Knoll, Stefan Leupold, Jørgen Randrup, Ralf Rapp et al.
    Pages 11-37
  4. S. Leupold, K. Redlich, M. Stephanov, A. Andronic, D. Blaschke, M. Bluhm et al.
    Pages 39-334
  5. R. Rapp, B. Kämpfer, A. Andronic, D. Blaschke, C. Fuchs, M. Harada et al.
    Pages 335-529
  6. J. Knoll, J. Randrup, C. Fuchs, J. Aichelin, M. Bleicher, E. Bratkovskaya et al.
    Pages 531-680
  7. P. Senger, E. Bratkovskaya, A. Andronic, R. Averbeck, R. Bellwied, V. Friese et al.
    Pages 681-847
  8. C. Höhne, P. Senger, A. Andronic, F. Antinori, R. Averbeck, R. Bellwied et al.
    Pages 849-972
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 973-980

About this book


This exhaustive survey is the result of a four year effort by many leading researchers in the field to produce both a readable introduction and a yardstick for the many upcoming experiments using heavy ion collisions to examine the properties of nuclear matter.

The books falls naturally into five large parts, first examining the bulk properties of strongly interacting matter, including its equation of state and phase structure. Part II discusses elementary hadronic excitations of nuclear matter, Part III addresses the concepts and models regarding the space-time dynamics of nuclear collision experiments, Part IV collects the observables from past and current high-energy heavy-ion facilities in the context of the theoretical predictions specific to compressed baryonic matter. Part V finally gives a brief description of the experimental concepts.

The book explicitly addresses everyone working or planning to enter the field of high-energy nuclear physics.


FAIR Darmstadt compressed baryonic matter heavy ion facilities nuclear collisions nuclear equations of state quantum chromodynamics quark physics relativistic heavy ion matter

Editors and affiliations

  • Bengt Friman
    • 1
  • Claudia Höhne
    • 2
  • Jörn Knoll
    • 3
  • Stefan Leupold
    • 4
  • Jorgen Randrup
    • 5
  • Ralf Rapp
    • 6
  • Peter Senger
    • 7
  1. 1.Helmholtzzentrum für SchwerionenforschunGSIDarmstadtGermany
  2. 2.Helmholtzzentrum für SchwerionenforschunGSIDarmstadtGermany
  3. 3.Helmholtzzentrum für SchwerionenforschunGSIDarmstadtGermany
  4. 4., Division of Nuclear and Particle PhysicsUppsala UniversityUppsalaSweden
  5. 5., Lawrence Berkeley LaboratoryNuclear Science Division 70-319Berkeley, CAUSA
  6. 6.Cyclotron Institute, Dept. PhysicsTexas A & M UniversityCollege StationUSA
  7. 7.Schwerionenforschung mbH (GSI)Gesellschaft fürDarmstadtGermany

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