Jan 10 – 15, 2021
Weizmann Institute of Science
Asia/Jerusalem timezone
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One fluid might not rule them all

Jan 13, 2021, 6:10 PM
Andrea’s room 1 (vDLCC)

Andrea’s room 1


oral Collective dynamics from small to large systems CD


Huichao Song


In this talk, we present our recent investigations on hydrodynamic collectivity in high-multiplicity proton--proton collisions at 13 TeV using the VISHNU hybrid model with different initial condition models, called HIJING, super-MC and TRENTo. We find that with carefully tuned parameters, hydrodynamic simulations can give reasonable descriptions of the measured two-particle correlations. However, multi-particle single and mixed harmonics cumulants can not be described by hydrodynamics with these three initial conditions, even for the signs in a few cases. Further studies show that the non-linear response plays an important role in the hydrodynamic expansion of the p--p systems. Such an effect can change c2{4} from a negative value in the initial state to a positive value in the final state. The failure of the hydrodynamic description of multi-particle cumulant triggers the questions on whether the hydrodynamics can rule all collision systems, including p--p collisions at the LHC.

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