Magnetic fields in heavy ion collisions: flow and charge transport

  title={Magnetic fields in heavy ion collisions: flow and charge transport},
  author={Gabriele Inghirami and Mark Mace and Yuji Hirono and Luca Del Zanna and Dmitri E. Kharzeev and Marcus Bleicher},
  journal={The European Physical Journal C},
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