Particle production in central Pb+Pb collisions at 158A GeV/c
Publikation/Tidskrift/Serie: Physical Review C
Förlag: The American Physical Society
The NA44 experiment has measured single-particle inclusive spectra for charged pions, kaons, and protons as a function of transverse mass near midrapidity in 158A GeV/c Pb+Pb collisions. From the particle mass dependence of the observed m(T) distributions, we are able to deduce a value of about 120 MeV for the temperature at thermal freeze-out. From the observed ratios of the rapidity densities, we find values of the chemical potentials for light and strange quarks and a chemical freeze-out temperature of approximately 140 MeV.
- Physics and Astronomy
- ISSN: 0556-2813