Statistical hadronization with resonances

Giorgio Torrieri, Jean Letessier, Johann Rafelski, Steve Steinke

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We introduce the equilibrium and non-equilibrium statistical hadronization picture of particle production in ultra-relativistic heavy ion collisions. We describe the related physical reaction scenarios, and show how these can lead to quark pair yield non-equilibrium. Using the SHARE1.2 program suite we quantitatively model particle yields and ratios for RHIC-130 run. We study how experimental particle ratios can differentiate between model scenarios, and discuss in depth the importance of hadronic resonances in understanding of hadron production processes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2911-2927
Number of pages17
JournalActa Physica Polonica B
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2004

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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