Temperature of the QGP: a brief overview


  • Mike Sas Yale University




Temperature, quark-gluon plasma, electromagnetic probes


These proceedings give a br.ief overview of the measurements of the effective temperature of the quark-gluon plasma.


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How to Cite

Sas M. Temperature of the QGP: a brief overview. Supl. Rev. Mex. Fis. [Internet]. 2022 Dec. 10 [cited 2023 Feb. 6];3(4):040915 1-4. Available from: https://rmf.smf.mx/ojs/index.php/rmf-s/article/view/6836