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Jun 23, 2021

Creation of quark–gluon plasma droplets with three distinct geometries

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A quark–gluon plasma is produced in proton–gold, deuteron–gold and helium–gold collisions. Observing elliptic and triangular flow in this nearly inviscid fluid from these different initial geometries provides a unique benchmark for hydrodynamic models.

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