Speaker: Marek Gazdzicki
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The talk briefly presents history, status, and plans of the search for the critical structures — the onset of fireball, the onset of deconfinement, and the deconfinement critical point — in high-energy nucleus-nucleus collisions.
First, the basic ideas are introduced, the history of the observation of strongly interacting matter in heavy-ion collisions is reviewed, and the path towards the quark-gluon plasma discovery is sketched. Then the status of the search for critical structures is discussed — the discovery of the onset of deconfinement, indications for the onset of fireball, and still inconclusive results concerning the deconfinement critical point. Finally, I attempt to formulate priorities for future measurements — charm quarks versus the onset of deconfinement and detailed study of the onset of fireball.
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Meeting ID: 994 9594 3593