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|Abstract:||A new shooting string holographic model of jet quenching of light quarks in strongly coupled plasmas is presented to overcome the phenomenological incompatibilities of previous falling string holographic scenarios that emerged when confronted with the recent LHC data. This model is based on strings with finite momentum endpoints that start close to the horizon and lose energy as they approach the boundary. This framework is applied to compute the nuclear modification factor R-AA of light hadrons at RHIC and LHC, showing that this model improves greatly the comparison with the recent light hadron suppression data. The effects of the Gauss-Bonnet quadratic curvature corrections to the AdS(5) geometry further improve the agreement with the data.|
|Electronic Publication Date:||28-Jul-2014|
|Citation:||Ficnar, Andrej, Gubser, Steven S, Gyulassy, Miklos. (2014). Holographic light quark jet quenching at RHIC and LHC via the shooting strings. NUCLEAR PHYSICS A, 932 (264 - 268. doi:10.1016/j.nuclphysa.2014.07.019|
|Pages:||264 - 268|
|Type of Material:||Journal Article|
|Journal/Proceeding Title:||NUCLEAR PHYSICS A|
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