Constraints on the high-density nuclear equation of state from the phenomenology of compact stars and heavy-ion collisions

  title={Constraints on the high-density nuclear equation of state from the phenomenology of compact stars and heavy-ion collisions},
  author={Thomas Klahn and David B. Blaschke and Stefan Typel and Ene van Dalen and Amand Faessler and Ch. Fuchs and Theodoros Gaitanos and Hovik Grigorian and Alexander Ho and Evgeni E. Kolomeitsev and M. Coleman Miller and Gerd Ropke and Joachim Trumper and Dmitri N. Voskresensky and Fridolin Weber and Herman H. Wolter},
  journal={Physical Review C},
A new scheme for testing nuclear matter equations of state (EoSs) at high densities using constraints from neutron star (NS) phenomenology and a flow data analysis of heavy-ion collisions is suggested. An acceptable EoS shall not allow the direct Urca process to occur in NSs with masses below 1.5M� , and also shall not contradict flow and kaon production data of heavy-ion collisions. Compact star constraints include the mass 
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