Introduction to Quark-Gluon plasma

Akhilesh Ranjan, V. Ravishankar

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Abstract

Study of Quark-Gluon plasma (QGP) has been a very active area of research In high energy physics since last four decades. This article gives an elementary introduction to QGP. It covers the motivation to study QGP, its abundance In nature, experimental status, production mechanism, signatures and modelling dynamics. We have discussed the medium effects in QGP in terms of response functions, heavy quark potential and Landau damping. Some other recent approaches are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11-40
Number of pages30
JournalIndian Journal of Physics
Volume84
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 01-2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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