# Probing the evolution of heavy-ion collisions using direct photon interferometry

30 Oct 2019 Garcia-Montero Oscar Löher Nicole Mazeliauskas Aleksas Berges Jürgen Reygers Klaus

We investigate the measurement of Hanbury Brown-Twiss (HBT) photon correlations as an experimental tool to discriminate different sources of photon enhancement, which are proposed to simultaneously reproduce the direct photon yield and the azimuthal anisotropy measured in nuclear collisions at RHIC and the LHC. To showcase this, we consider two different scenarios in which we enhance the yields from standard hydrodynamical simulations... (read more)

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• HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS - PHENOMENOLOGY
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