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2018/2019

Statistical Physics in Nucleus-Nucleus Collisions

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02SFHIC Z,ZK 2 2+1 Czech
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Department of Physics
Synopsis:

Special course of statistical physics focused on application in heavy ion physics. Summary of basics concepts of statistical physics, quantum statistics with focuse on ultrarelativistic boson, fermi and hagedorn gasses.

Requirements:

Basic knowledge of thermodynamics and statistical physics.

Syllabus of lectures:

1.Introduction to statistical physics

2.Entropy and density matrix.

3.Quantum statistical ensambles

4.Relativistic fermi and boson gas

5.Ultrarelativistic boson gas.

6.Ultrarelativistický fermi gas.

7.Hadron gas.

8.Hagedorn gas..

9.Hadron bootstrap model.

10.Phase transitions in QGP.

11.Hydrodynamics.

12.Entropy in heavy ion collisions.

Syllabus of tutorials:

1.Entropy and density matrix. Quantum statistical ensambles

2.Relativistic fermi and boson gas. Ultrarelativistic boson gas.

3.Ultrarelativistický fermi gas.

4.Hadron gas. Hagedorn gas..

5.Phase transitions in QGP.

6.Entropy in heavy ion collisions.

Study Objective:

Knowledge:

learn the basics of statistical physics applied to ion collisions

Abilities:

apply concepts of statistical physics to ion collision problems

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] W.Greiner et al.:Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics, Springer-Verlag, 1995.

Recommended references:

[1] J.Letessier, J.Rafelski: Hadrons and Quark-Gluon Plasma, Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Note:
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