12-18 August 2012
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Hydrodynamic fluctuations in expanding medium

17 Aug 2012, 15:20
20m
Diplomat

Diplomat

Oral Presentation Correlations and fluctuations Parallel 6D: Correlations & Fluctuations (Chair O. Evdokimov)

Speaker

Prof. Misha Stephanov (UIC)

Description

We describe intrinsic hydrodynamic fluctuations of the expanding boost-invariant (Bjorken) solution. We find that these fluctuations are correlated over a wide rapidity range due to the propagation of the sound modes, whose dispersion is nontrivial because of the expansion. Since the magnitudes of these correlations are proportional to viscosities, their measurement can, in principle, be used to obtain information about the transport coefficients as well as thermodynamic properties of the medium.

Primary authors

Prof. Berndt Muller (Duke U.) Prof. Joseph Kapusta (U. Minnesota) Prof. Misha Stephanov (UIC)

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