Mapping the Proton’s Fluctuating Waistline

Abstract

We discuss a mechanism for the apparently universal scaling in the high-multiplicity tail of charged particle distributions for high energy nuclear collisions. We argue that this scaling behavior originates from rare fluctuations of the nucleon density. We discuss a pair of simple models of proton shape fluctuations. A “fat” proton with a size of 3 fm… (More)

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