EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 137, 2017XIIth Quark Confinement and the Hadron Spectrum
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|Published online||22 March 2017|
Flow anisotropy due to momentum deposition in ultra-relativistic nuclear collisions
1 Univerzita Mateja Bela, Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
2 FNSPE, Czech Technical University, Prague 1, Czech Republic
3 Research Centre Řež, Husinec-Řež, Czech Republic
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Published online: 22 March 2017
Minijets and jets are produced in large numbers in nuclear collisions at TeV energies, so that there are many of them in a single fireball. They deposit non-negligible amount of momentum and energy into the hydrodynamically expanding bulk and cause anisotropies of the expansion. Moreover, due to their multiple production in a single event the resulting anisotropies are correlated with the collision geometry and thus contribute positively also to event-averaged anisotropies in non-central collisions. Using simulations with three-dimensional ideal hydrodynamic model we demonstrate the importance of this effect. It must be taken into account if conclusions about the properties of the hot matter are to be drawn.
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