Proton femtoscopy in STAR
Warsaw University of Technology, Koszykowa 75, 00-662 Warsaw, Poland
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Published online: 29 April 2014
Two-particle femtoscopy allows one to study the properties of matter created in heavy ion collisions. It makes the study of space-time evolution of the source possible and may be applied to many different combinations of hadron pairs. Two-proton femtoscopy enables to extract the radii of produced sources which, compared to those obtained from pion studies, provide additional information about source characteristics. In this paper we present the correlation functions obtained for protons and antiprotons for Au + Au collisions at √sNN = 200 GeV.
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