Theoretical perspective on strangeness production
Cyclotron institute and Department of Physics, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843-3366, USA
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Published online: 2 February 2018
A brief review of some highlights and puzzles on strangeness production in heavy ion collisions is given. These include strangeness production and the nuclear equation of state; deeply subthreshold strangeness production; mean-field potentials on strange hadrons; phi meson in dense matter; anomalous strange hadron to pion ratios; density fluctuations on particle production; A hyperon polarization and the vorticity field, and exotic hadrons.
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