Thermalization in the initial stage of heavy ion collisions
1 Department of Physics, P.O. Box 35, 40014 University of Jyväskylä, Finland
2 Helsinki Institute of Physics, P.O. Box 64, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
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Published online: 22 March 2017
The high density non-abelian matter produced in heavy ion collisions is extremely anisotropic. Prethermal dynamics for the anisotropic and weakly coupled matter is discussed. Thermalization is realized with the effective kinetic theory in the leading order accuracy of the weakly coupled expansion. With the initial condition from color glass condensate, hydrodynamization time for the LHC energies is realized to be about 1 fm/c, while the thermalization happens much later than the hydrodynamization.
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