Speed of sound of a non-equilibrium medium formed at LHC energies

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https://doi.org/10.31349/SuplRevMexFis.4.021112

Keywords:

Speed of sound; sound velocity; quark-gluon plasma; heavy ions; percolation

Abstract

We estimate the squared speed of sound for the hot and dense QCD states formed in ion collisions at very high energies by exploring the implications of small-bounded and geometry effects in the String Percolation Model. The squared sound velocity shows signals of a local minimum (knee point) below the critical temperature consistent with the softest point in the equation of state and the onset of quark deconfinement that characterizes the quark-gluon plasma phase transition.

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2023-09-18

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Alvarado García JR, Bautista I, Fernández Téllez A. Speed of sound of a non-equilibrium medium formed at LHC energies. Supl. Rev. Mex. Fis. [Internet]. 2023 Sep. 18 [cited 2024 Jun. 17];4(2):021112 1-5. Available from: https://rmf.smf.mx/ojs/index.php/rmf-s/article/view/7112