Energy dependence of moments of net-proton multiplicity distributions at RHIC.

  title={Energy dependence of moments of net-proton multiplicity distributions at RHIC.},
  author={Leslie A Adamczyk and James K. Adkins and G. Agakishiev and M. M. Aggarwal and Zubayer Ahammed and I. Yu. Alekseev and J. T. Alford and C. D. Anson and A. Aparin and D. Arkhipkin and E. C. Aschenauer and G. S. Averichev and J. T. Balewski and Aritra Banerjee and Z. Barnovska and D. R. Beavis and Rene Bellwied and Abhilasha Bhasin and Ashok Kumar Bhati and Pankaja Bhattarai and H. Bichsel and Jaroslav Bielcik and Jana Bielcikova and Leslie C. Bland and I. G. Bordyuzhin and Walter S. Borowski and Jean-Louis Bouchet and A. V. Brandin and S. G. Brovko and Stephen Bueltmann and I. Bunzarov and Tracey P Burton and Jonathan Butterworth and Helen Caines and M Calder{\'o}n de la Barca S{\'a}nchez and Daniel Cebra and Rafael Franco Cendejas and Maria Erendira Calleja Cervantes and Petr Chaloupka and Zenghu Chang and Sankha Chattopadhyay and Bingbing Jiang and Jingqi Chen and Luojun Chen and Jiaying Cheng and Marianne Cherney and Alexei Chikanian and William M. Christie and Jarosław Chwastowski and M. J. M. Codrington and Ross Corliss and John Yinger Gerald B. Cramer and Helen Crawford and Xinhong Cui and Sanat Kumar Das and A Davila Leyva and Lashan De Silva and Ramiro Debbe and T. G. Dedovich and Jinsong Deng and A. A. Derevschikov and R Derradi de Souza and Svati Dhamija and B. Di Ruzza and L I Didenko and C. F. Dilks and Fan Ding and P. Djawotho and Xu Dong and J. L. Drachenberg and Jason Draper and Chao-hung Du and L. E. Dunkelberger and Janet C. Dunlop and L. G. Efimov and J. Engelage and Kyrra Engle and G Y Eppley and L. Eun and Oleg V Evdokimov and Renee H. Fatemi and Salvatore Fazio and J. Fedorisin and Peter Filip and E. F. Finch and Y. V. Fisyak and Carlos Emilio Galindo Flores and Carol Gagliardi and D. R. Gangadharan and D. Garand and F. Geurts and Aileen Gibson and M. R. Girard and Stephen Gliske and D. P. Grosnick and Yu Guo and Ajai Prakash Gupta and Sahil Gupta and Wlodek Guryn and Benjamin Haag and O. Hajkova and A. Hamed and L-X Han and R. Haque and Jack W. Harris and J. P. Hays-Wehle and Steven Heppelmann and A. Hirsch and Geoffrey W. Hoffmann and Darra Hofman and Szabolcs Horv{\'a}t and B. Huang and Hsin-Ho Huang and Petra Huck and Thomas J. Humanic and G J Igo and Walter Jacobs and Hyukjae Jang and E. G. Judd and Sonia Kabana and Dmitry E Kalinkin and Kejun Kang and Kolja Kauder and H. W. Ke and Devan Keane and A. Kechechyan and Anthony Kesich and Z. H. Khan and Daniel Kikola and I. V. Kisel and Anna Kisiel and D. D. Koetke and Thorsten Kollegger and Joshua Robert Konzer and I. Koralt and W. Korsch and L. M. Kotchenda and P. Ya. Kravtsov and Kay Kr{\"u}ger and I. V. Kulakov and Lakshmi Kumar and Radoslaw Antoni Kycia and Matthew A. C. Lamont and J. M. Landgraf and Keala Landry and Jerome Lauret and Anton Lebedev and Richard Lednick{\'y} and Jongmi Lee and W. Leight and Michael Joseph Levine and Cheng Ying Li and Wenxin Li and Xin Li and Yuanjing. Li and Zhiguo Li and Leonardo Muniz de Lima and M. A. Lisa and Feng-xia Liu and T. A. Ljubi{\vc}i{\vc} and W. J. Llope and R. S. Longacre and Xiao-bing Luo and Guohong Ma and Yu-Gang Ma and D M M D Madagodagettige Don and Durga P. Mahapatra and R. D. Majka and S P Margetis and Christina Markert and Hiroshi Masui and H. S. Matis and David. McDonald and Thomas McShane and Nikita Minaev and Saskia Mioduszewski and Bedangadas Mohanty and Mriganka Mouli Mondal and Dr.-Ing. Andrey Morozov and Marcelo Munhoz and Mohd. Kamarulzaki Mustafa and B. K. Nandi and Md. Nasim and Tapan Kumar Nayak and Jonathan M. Nelson and L. V. Nogach and Sun Young Noh and Jennifer L. Novak and Sandibek Nurushev and Grazyna Odyniec and Akio Ogawa and K. Oh and Alice Ohlson and Volodymyr Okorokov and E. W. Oldag and Ramon Oliveira and M. Pachr and B. S. Page and Susanta K Pal and Y. X. Pan and Yogesh Pandit and Yu Panebratsev and Thorsten Pawlak and Boscij Pawlik and Huiyuan Pei and Chris Perkins and W. Peryt and Alexandra Peterson and Philip Pile and Maja Planinic and John Pluta and D. Plyku and N. Poljak and Jennifer Porter and Arthur m. Poskanzer and Neelam Pruthi and Mariusz. Przybycien and P. R. Pujahari and J{\"o}rn Putschke and H. H. Qiu and Amilkar S. Quintero and Sanoop Ramachandran and Rashmi Raniwala and Sudhir Raniwala and Ram L. Ray and Charles Riley and H. G. Ritter and J. Brent Roberts and O. V. Rogachevskiy and Jos{\'e} L. Romero and J. F. Ross and Amitava Roy and Lijuan Ruan and Juraj Rusn{\'a}k and Niranjan Sahoo and Prasant Kumar Sahu and Iwona Sakrejda and Sevil Salur and Andrzej Sandacz and Jack Sandweiss and Evan W. Sangaline and Atanu Sarkar and Joachim Schambach and Rolf P. Scharenberg and A. M. Schmah and W. B. Schmidke and Nicole Schmitz and Janet Seger and Peter Seyboth and Neelima A Shah and E. Shahaliev and Prashanth Shanmuganathan and Meiyu Shao and Bhoomika Sharma and Wei Shen and Su-Fei Shi and Qi Y. Shou and Ernst Sichtermann and R. N. Singaraju and M. J. Skoby and Dmitry Smirnov and Nikolai Smirnov and Devendra Singh Solanki and Paul Richard Sorensen and U G Desouza and H. M. Spinka and B. Srivastava and T. D. S. Stanislaus and John R Stevens and Robert B. Stock and M. N. Strikhanov and B. C. Stringfellow and Alexandre Alarcon Suaide and Michal Sumbera and Xiaotian Sun and Y J Sun and Zhiwei Sun and Bernd Surrow and D. N. Svirida and T. James M. Symons and A Szanto de Toledo and J. Takahashi and Anthony P H Tang and Zhan-duo Tang and Terence J. Tarnowsky and J. H. Thomas and Anthony R. Timmins and D. Tlusty and Mikhail P. Tokarev and S. Trentalange and Robert Tribble and Prithwish Tribedy and Bartosz Trzeciak and Oliver Tsai and Jacek Turnau and Thomas Ullrich and D. G. Underwood and G. Van Buren and G J van Nieuwenhuizen and J. A. Vanfossen and Ranjana Varma and Gabriel S. Vasconcelos and Alexandre N. Vasiliev and R. V{\'e}rtesi and Flemming Videb{\ae}k and Yogendra Pathak Viyogi and S. Vok{\'a}l and Sergei A. Voloshin and A. Vossen and Masaaki Wada and Mark Holt Walker and Fen Wang and Gongming Wang and Huanru Wang and Jingbo Wang and X L Wang and Yijie Wang and Gautam Webb and Jane C. Webb and G. D. Westfall and H M Wieman and Scott W. Wissink and Rosemary Witt and Yazun Wu and Zhigang Xiao and W. W. Xie and Kefeng Xin and Houchang Xu and Nuo Xu and Qing Xu and Yan Xu and Zhihua Xu and Wenyi Yan and Chentao Yang and Yang Yang and Zhongde Ye and Pablo P. Yepes and Li Yi and Kwan Yip and I-K Yoo and Y. Zawisza and H. Zbroszczyk and Wenshu Zha and Jian Zhang and Sen Zhang and Xianda Zhang and Yikang Zhang and Zengming Zhang and Fagang Zhao and Jingzhou Zhao and Chunlin Zhong and Xiurui Zhu and Yongxin Zhu and Y. Zoulkarneeva and M. Zyzak},
  journal={Physical review letters},
  volume={112 3},
We report the beam energy (sqrt[sNN]=7.7-200  GeV) and collision centrality dependence of the mean (M), standard deviation (σ), skewness (S), and kurtosis (κ) of the net-proton multiplicity distributions in Au+Au collisions. The measurements are carried out by the STAR experiment at midrapidity (|y|<0.5) and within the transverse momentum range 0.4<pT<0.8  GeV/c in the first phase of the Beam Energy Scan program at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider. These measurements are important for… CONTINUE READING

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