EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 171, 201817th International Conference on Strangeness in Quark Matter (SQM 2017)
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Highlights on Strangeness and Heavy-Flavour at Low pt|
|Published online||02 February 2018|
News from the NA61/SHINE experiment
Institute Ruđer Bošković
Published online: 2 February 2018
The main goals of the NA61/SHINE experiment at the CERN SPS are the search for the critical point of strongly interacting matter and the study of the properties of the onset of deconfinement. These aims are pursued by performing a two-dimensional scan of the phase diagram of strongly interacting matter by varying the momentum and size of the colliding nuclei.
This contribution summarises the latest results from the NA61/SHINE experiment, in particular, new results on spectra and yields of ϕ meson in p+p interactions at 40, 80 and 158 GeV/c and K+ and K- production in central Be+Be collisions at mid-rapidity. In addition, results on system size dependence of particle yield ratios and fluctuations are presented.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2018
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