Two-pion correlations in Au + Au collisions at 10.8 GeV/c per nucleon

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Abstract

Two-particle correlation functions for positive and negative pions have been measured in Au+Au collisions at 10.8 GeV/c per nucleon. The data were analyzed using one- and three-dimensional correlation functions. From the results of the three-dimensional fit the phase space density of pions was calculated. It is consistent with local thermal equilibrium.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2916-2919
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Volume78
Issue number15
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1997 Apr 14

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Physics and Astronomy

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