Thermal dimuon yields: Comparison with NA60 results at 158 GeV/nucleon

@inproceedings{Dusling2007ThermalDY,
  title={Thermal dimuon yields: Comparison with NA60 results at 158 GeV/nucleon},
  author={Kevin Dusling and Derek A. Teaney and Ismail Zahed},
  year={2007}
}
Dilepton emission rates from a hadronic gas at finite temperature and baryon density are completely constrained by broken chiral symmetry in a density expansion. The rates can be expressed in terms of vacuum correlations which are measured in e{sup +}e{sup -} annihilation, {tau} decays, and photoreactions on nucleons and nuclei [1-3]. In this paper, the theoretical results are summarized and the total dimuon yield is calculated by integrating the dimuon rates over the space-time history of a… CONTINUE READING