Direct-photon production in heavy-ion collisions from SPS to RHIC energies
Institut für Kernphysik, University of Münster, Wilhelm-Klemm-Straße 9, 48149, Münster, Germany
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Revised: 23 March 2005
Published online: 18 May 2005
Direct photons are an important tool for the detection of the quark-gluon plasma in ultra-relativistic nucleus-nucleus collisions. Direct-photon measurements were made in Pb + Pb collisions at GeV and in Au + Au collisions at GeV. These results are reviewed and compared with model calculations.
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