Anisotropic flows from colour strings: Monte-Carlo simulations

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Abstract

By direct Monte-Carlo simulations it is shown that the anisotropic flows can be successfully described in the colour string picture with fusion and percolation provided anisotropy of particle emission from the fused string is taken into account. Quenching of produced particles in the strong colour field of the string is the basic mechanism for this anisotropy. The concrete realization of this mechanism is borrowed from the QED. Due to dependence of this mechanism on the external field strength the found flows grow with energy, with values for $v_2$ at LHC energies greater by ~15% than at RHIC energies.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)14-27
JournalNuclear Physics A
Volume906
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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