pt dependence of transverse flow in relativistic heavy-ion collisions Academic Article uri icon


  • The strength of transverse flow is examined as a function of transverse momentum [Formula Presented] using a simple, transversely moving thermal model and a more realistic, relativistic transport model. It is shown that the [Formula Presented] dependence reveals useful information about the collective flow that is complementary to that obtained from the standard in-plane transverse momentum analysis. Interesting features of using the [Formula Presented] dependence to study the equation of state of the superdense hadronic matter formed in relativistic heavy-ion collisions are demonstrated. © 1996 The American Physical Society.

author list (cited authors)

  • Li, B., Ko, C. M., & Li, G. Q.

citation count

  • 20

publication date

  • August 1996