A short course on Relativistic Heavy Ion Collisions

@article{Chaudhuri2012ASC,
  title={A short course on Relativistic Heavy Ion Collisions},
  author={Asis Kumar Chaudhuri},
  journal={arXiv: Nuclear Theory},
  year={2012}
}
  • A. Chaudhuri
  • Published 23 July 2012
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Nuclear Theory
Some ideas/concepts in relativistic heavy ion collisions are discussed. To a large extent, the discussions are non-comprehensive and non-rigorous. It is intended for fresh graduate students of Homi Bhabha National Institute, Kolkata Centre, who are intending to pursue career in theoretical /experimental high energy nuclear physics. Comments and criticisms will be appreciated. 
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