Electromagnetic radiation from QGP with chromo-magnetic monopoles

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Abstract

We consider the radiation of photons from quarks scattering on color-magnetic monopoles in the Quark-Gluon Plasma. The calculation is performed in the classical, non-relativistic approximation and results are compared to photon emission from Coulomb scattering of quarks, known to provide a significant contribution to the photon emission rates from the QGP. The present study is a first step towards understanding whether this scattering process can give a sizable contribution to dilepton production in heavy-ion collisions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)277-280
Number of pages4
JournalNuclear Physics A
Volume855
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Apr 2011

Keywords

  • Dileptons
  • Electromagnetic radiation
  • Monopoles
  • QGP

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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