Signs of thermalization from RHIC experiments
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 94720, Berkeley, CA, USA
* e-mail: G_Odyniec@lbl.gov
Accepted: 2 January 2006
Published online: 8 August 2006
Selected results from the first five years of RHIC data taking are reviewed with emphasis on the evidence for thermalization in central Au + Au collisions at = 200GeV.
PACS: 24.85.+p Quarks, gluons, and QCD in nuclei and nuclear processes – / 25.75.Nq Quark deconfinement, quark-gluon plasma production, and phase transitions – / 25.75.-q Relativistic heavy-ion collisions –
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