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The Hot QCD White Paper: Exploring the Phases of QCD at RHIC and the LHC

  title={The Hot QCD White Paper: Exploring the Phases of QCD at RHIC and the LHC},
  author={Yasuyuki Akiba and Aaron Angerami and Helen Caines and A. D. Frawley and Ulrich Heinz and Barbara Jacak and Jiangyong Jia and T. Lappi and Wei Li and Abhijit Majumder and David Morrison and M. Płoskoń and Joern Putschke and Krishna Rajagopal and Ralf Rapp and G Roland and Paul Richard Sorensen and Urs Achim Wiedemann and Nu Xu and William A. Zajc},
  journal={arXiv: Nuclear Experiment},
The past decade has seen huge advances in experimental measurements made in heavy ion collisions at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) and more recently at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). These new data, in combination with theoretical advances from calculations made in a variety of frameworks, have led to a broad and deep knowledge of the properties of thermal QCD matter. Increasingly quantitative descriptions of the quark-gluon plasma (QGP) created in these collisions have… 
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