Publications [#245391] of Steffen A. Bass

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Papers Published
  1. Soff, S; Bass, SA; Hardtke, DH; Panitkin, SY, (Strange) meson interferometry at RHIC, Journal of Physics G: Nuclear and Particle Physics, vol. 28 no. 7 (2002), pp. 1885-1893 [0202019], [doi] .

    Abstract:
    We make predictions for the kaon interferometry measurements in Au+Au collisions at the relativistic heavy ion collider (RHIC). A first-order phase transition from a thermalized quark-gluon plasma (QGP) to a gas of hadrons is assumed for the transport calculations. The fraction of kaons that are directly emitted from the phase boundary is considerably enhanced at large transverse momenta KT ∼ 1 GeV/c. In this kinematic region, the sensitivity of the Rout/Aside ratio to the QGP properties is enlarged. The results of the one-dimensional correlation analysis are presented. The extracted interferometry radii, depending on KT, are not unusually large and are strongly affected by finite momentum resolution effects.