Neutral kaon interferometry in Au+Au collisions at √sNN=200 GeV

Abelev, B. I. and Planinić, Mirko and Poljak, Nikola and Zuo, J. X. (STAR Collaboration) (2006) Neutral kaon interferometry in Au+Au collisions at √sNN=200 GeV. Physical Review C, 74 (5). pp. 54902-10. ISSN 0556-2813

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We present the first statistically meaningful results from two-K^0_s interferometry in heavy-ion collisions at √sNN=200 GeV. A model that takes the effect of the strong interaction into account has been used to fit the measured correlation function. The effects of single and coupled channels were explored. At the mean transverse mass ⟨m_T⟩=1.07 GeV, we obtain the values R=4.09±0.46(stat)±0.31(sys) fm and λ=0.92±0.23(stat)±0.13(sys), where R and λ are the invariant radius and chaoticity parameters, respectively. The results are qualitatively consistent with mT systematics established with pions in a scenario characterized by a strong collective flow.

Item Type: Article
Date: November 2006
Subjects: NATURAL SCIENCES > Physics
Additional Information: Copyright (2006) by the American Physical Society.
Divisions: Faculty of Science > Department of Physics
Publisher: American Physical Society
Depositing User: Gordana Stubičan Ladešić
Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2014 11:10
Last Modified: 01 Jul 2014 11:10

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