Elliptic and triangular flow in the event-by-event 3+1D viscous hydrodynamics

May 27, 2011, 5:30 PM
20m
Salon Ravel AB (Imperial Palace)

Salon Ravel AB

Imperial Palace

Parallel Global and collective dynamics Global and collective dynamics

Speaker

Sangyong Jeon (McGill University)

Description

I will present results for elliptic and triangular flow coefficients v2 and v3 in Au+Au collisions at sqrt(s) = 200A GeV using event-by-event 3+1D viscous hydrodynamic simulations. I will report on the effect of initial state fluctuations and finite viscosities on the flow coefficients v2 and v3 as functions of transverse momentum and pseudo-rapidity. I will argue that simultaneous measurements of v2 and v3 can determine the shear viscosity-entropy ratio more precisely. I will also touch upon recent calculations of v2 and v3 for the LHC heavy ion collisions.

Primary author

Sangyong Jeon (McGill University)

Co-authors

Dr Bjoern Schenke (Brookhaven National Lab) Prof. Charles Gale (McGill University)

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