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Search and Study of Quark-gluon Plasma at the CERN-LHC

  • Tapan Nayak
  • Bikash Sinhah

Abstract

The major aim of nucleus-nucleus collisions at the LHC is to study the physics of strongly interacting matter and the Quark-gluon Plasma (QGP), formed in extreme conditions of temperature and energy density. We give a brief overview of the experimental programme and discuss the signatures and observables for a detailed study of QGP matter.

Keywords

Large Hadron Collider Time Projection Chamber Colour Glass Condensate Large Hadron Collider Energy Disoriented Chiral Condensate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tapan Nayak
    • 1
  • Bikash Sinhah
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Variable Energy Cyclotron CentreKolkata
  2. 2.Saha Institute of Nuclear PhysicsKolkata

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