The critical distance in collisions of heavy ions

Johann Rafelski, Berndt Müller

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There is a large discrepancy in published values of the critical distance in heavy-ion collisions. We have recalculated the critical distance by a more accurate method for symmetric collisions of point nuclei as a function of Z. The reasons for the discrepancy are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)205-208
Number of pages4
JournalPhysics Letters B
Issue number3
StatePublished - Nov 22 1976

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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