Publications [#247310] of Berndt Mueller

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Papers Published
  1. Neufeld, RB; Müller, B; Ruppert, J, Sonic Mach cones induced by fast partons in a perturbative quark-gluon plasma, Physical Review C - Nuclear Physics, vol. 78 no. 4 (2008), pp. 041901 [2254], [doi] .

    Abstract:
    We derive the space-time distribution of energy and momentum deposited by a fast parton traversing a weakly coupled quark-gluon plasma by treating the fast parton as the source of an external color field perturbing the medium. We then use our result as a source term for the linearized hydrodynamical equations of the medium. We show that the solution contains a sonic Mach cone and a dissipative wake if the parton moves at a supersonic speed. © 2008 The American Physical Society.