Nucleus-nucleus bremsstrahlung from ultrarelativistic collisions

Sangyong Jeon, Joseph Kapusta, Alexei Chikanian, Jack Sandweiss

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The bremsstrahlung produced when heavy nuclei collide is estimated for central collisions at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider. Soft photons can be used to infer the rapidity distribution of the outgoing charge. An experimental design is outlined.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1666-1670
Number of pages5
JournalPhysical Review C - Nuclear Physics
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1998

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