Effects of hadronic potentials on elliptic flows in relativistic heavy ion collisions Academic Article uri icon


  • Within the framework of a multiphase transport (AMPT) model that includes both initial partonic and final hadronic interactions, we show that including mean-field potentials in the hadronic phase leads to a splitting of the elliptic flows of particles and their antiparticles, thus providing a plausible explanation of the different elliptic flows between p and p, K+and K-, and +and -observed in the recent Beam Energy Scan (BES) program at the Relativistic Heavy-Ion Collider (RHIC). 2012 American Physical Society.

published proceedings

  • Physical Review C

altmetric score

  • 0.25

author list (cited authors)

  • Xu, J., Chen, L., Ko, C. M., & Lin, Z.

citation count

  • 51

complete list of authors

  • Xu, Jun||Chen, Lie-Wen||Ko, Che Ming||Lin, Zi-Wei

publication date

  • April 2012