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Volume 347 - Corfu Summer Institute 2018 "School and Workshops on Elementary Particle Physics and Gravity" (CORFU2018) - Session: The Critical Point and Onset of Deconfinement Conference
Off-diagonal cumulants of net-charge, net-proton and net-kaon multiplicity distributions in Au+Au collisions at √sNN=7.7-200 GeV from STAR
A. Chatterjee* on behalf of the STAR collaboration
*corresponding author
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Published on: 2019 September 19
Abstract
Fluctuations of conserved quantities such as net-baryon, net-charge, and net-strangeness numbers have generated considerable interest in the study of the thermodynamic properties of the hot and dense QCD matter. Theoretical calculations suggest that the off-diagonal cumulants of conserved charges along with the diagonal cumulants can help better constrain the freeze-out parameters and, therefore, help to map the QCD phase diagram. In this proceeding, we briefly outline the recent STAR measurements on the second-order off-diagonal cumulants of net-charge, net-proton, and net-kaon multiplicity distributions in Au+Au collisions from the RHIC BES-I program in the energy range of $\sqrt{s_{NN}}$ = 7.7-200 GeV. The measured cumulant ratios are compared to the predictions from both thermal (HRG) and non-thermal (UrQMD) models.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22323/1.347.0164
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