EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 141, 2017XLVI International Symposium on Multiparticle Dynamics (ISMD 2016)
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Collectivity in high-energy collisions: jets, flows and others|
|Published online||12 April 2017|
Interplay between collective expansion and Mach cone
1 Department of Physics, Sophia University, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan
2 Institute of Particle Physics and Key Laboratory of Quark and Lepton Physics (MOE), Central China Normal University, Wuhan, 430079, China
Published online: 12 April 2017
By using a hybrid dynamical model which describes space-time evolution ofthe bulk medium, (mini-)jet propagation and interactions between medium and (mini-)jets, we study hydrodynamic responses to (mini-)jet propagation in high energy nuclear collisions. When an energetic jet traverses the bulk matter, it loses its energy into the matter and forms a Mach-cone like structure. On the other hand, the bulk matter expands radially due to pressure gradient. As a result, there happens an interplay between radial expansion and the Mach cone. We discuss possible phenomena and observables related with this in asymmetric gamma-jet events. We also discuss phenomena in which many mini-jets propagate the bulk matter at once in an event and calculate higher harmonics of azimuthal angle distribution.
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