# What to learn from dilepton transverse momentum spectra in heavy-ion collisions?

@article{Ruppert2007WhatTL,
title={What to learn from dilepton transverse momentum spectra in heavy-ion collisions?},
author={Jorg Ruppert and Thorsten Renk},
journal={Journal of Physics G},
year={2007},
volume={34},
pages={1047-1050}
}
• Published 1 February 2007
• Physics
• Journal of Physics G
Recently the NA60 collaboration has presented high precision measurements of dimuon spectra double differential in invariant mass M and transverse pair momentum pT in In–In collisions at 158 A GeV. While the M-dependence is important for an understanding of in-medium changes of light vector mesons and is pT integrated insensitive to collective expansion, the pT-dependence arises from an interplay between emission temperature and collective transverse flow. This fact can be exploited to derive…
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