Small Collision Systems at RHIC
Department of Physics and Astronomy, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11790, USA
* e-mail: Norbert.Novitzky@cern.ch
Published online: 2 February 2018
The observation of long range correlations in highly asymmetric systems, as in p+Pb and d+Au collisions, suggests a creation of a medium with collective behavior. It is still an open question if the quark-gluon plasma is formed in these collision. Hence, the RHIC collider invested time to study the small systems in different collision systems and energies. Here we discuss the recent results from the PHENIX and STAR collaborations in four different collision systems p+Al, p+Au, d+Au and 3He+Au at = 200 GeV, and also for the energy scan in d+Au collisions between = 19.6 – 200 GeV.
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