Distribution of nuclear matter and radiation in the fragmentation region

  title={Distribution of nuclear matter and radiation in the fragmentation region},
  author={Isobel Kolb'e and Mawande Lushozi and Larry Mclerran and Gongming Yu},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology},
We study the fragmentation (far forward/backward) region of heavy ion collisions by considering an at-rest nucleus which is struck by a relativistic sheet of colored glass. By means of a simple classical model, we calculate the subsequent evolution of baryons and the associated radiation. We confirm that the struck nucleus undergoes a compression and that the dynamics of the early times of the collision are best described by two separate fluids as the produced radiation's velocity distribution… 
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