The Rényi entropy H2 as a rigorous, measurable lower bound for the entropy of the interaction region in multi-particle production processes
M. Smoluchowski Institute of Physics, Jagellonian University Cracow, Reymonta 4, 30 059, Krakow, Poland
2 Institute of Nuclear Physics, Cracow, Poland
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Published online: 22 August 2006
A model-independent lower bound on the entropy S of the multi-particle system produced in high energy collisions, provided by the measurable Rényi entropy H2, is shown to be very effective. Estimates show that the ratio H2/S remains close to one half for all realistic values of the parameters.
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