Modeling Magnetic Field in Heavy ion Collisions Using Two Different Nuclear Charge Density Distributions


1 University College Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

2 Department of Physics, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands


By studying the properties of matter during heavy-ion collisions, a better understanding of the Quark-Gluon plasma is possible. One of the main areas of this study is the calculation of the magnetic field, particularly how the values of conductivity affects this field and how the field strength changes with proper time. In matching the theoretical calculations with results obtained in lab, two different models for charge density distribution inside ions is used. In this study, after explanation of some theoretical background, the magnetic field contribution of the spectators and participants in Pb-Pb ion collision is calculated in a conductive medium and vacuum. Results are compared using two different nuclear charge density models.


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