Knock-out nucleons from relativistic nuclear collisions

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Abstract

A nonequilibrium single-scattering mechanism is proposed to describe the inclusive proton spectrum from relativistic heavy-ion collisions. Data from Ne20 + U and He4 + U collisions are shown to be consistent with a simple model of the knock-out process. Two-proton azimuthal angle correlations are suggested as a unique signature of this reaction mechanism.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)680-684
Number of pages5
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume39
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - 1977

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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