Melting hadrons, boiling quarks

  title={Melting hadrons, boiling quarks},
  author={Johann Rafelski},
  journal={The European Physical Journal A},
  • J. Rafelski
  • Published 2015
  • Physics
  • The European Physical Journal A
Abstract.In the context of the Hagedorn temperature half-centenary I describe our understanding of the hot phases of hadronic matter both below and above the Hagedorn temperature. The first part of the review addresses many frequently posed questions about properties of hadronic matter in different phases, phase transition and the exploration of quark-gluon plasma (QGP). The historical context of the discovery of QGP is shown and the role of strangeness and strange antibaryon signature of QGP… Expand
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