Effect of thermal shear on longitudinal spin polarization in a thermal model

  title={Effect of thermal shear on longitudinal spin polarization in a thermal model},
  author={Wojciech Florkowski and Avdhesh Kumar and Aleksas Mazeliauskas and Radoslaw Ryblewski},
  journal={Physical Review C},
By including the recently introduced thermal shear term that contributes to the spin polarization vector at local equilibrium, we determine longitudinal polarization of Λ hyperons emitted from a hot and rotating hadronic medium using the thermal model with single freeze-out. In our analysis, we consider the RHIC top energies and use the model parameters which were determined in the earlier analyses of particle spectra and elliptic flow. We confirm that, unlike the previous calculations done by… 
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