RNM workshop

RNM workshop

The Relativistic Nuclear Collision Meeting, short "RNM workshop", is an occasional meeting of the groups at the universities of Darmstadt, Heidelberg and Frankfurt and at GSI working on Relativistic Nuclear Collisions. Please contact Jörn Knoll (J.Knoll@gsi.de), if you want to be informed of upcoming meetings by email.

Next RNM-Meeting

No upcoming meeting is announced.

Previous RNM-Meetings

Thursday, January 17, 2013, 14:00

EMMI/GSI, lecture hall
organized by Peter Braun-Munzinger

  • 14:00 - 14:30: J.P. Wessels (Muenster): pPb collisions from the LHC
  • 14:30 - 15:10: A. Schaefer (Regensburg): factorization problems for pp and their possible consequences for pA collisions
  • 15:10 - 15:50: M. Knichel (EMMI/GSI): first results from ALICE
  • 15:50 - 16:20: coffee
  • 16:20 - 17:00: tba: first results from LHCb
  • 17:00 - 17:40: U. Wiedemann (CERN): pPb collisions: opportunities and scientific requirements
  • 17:40 - 18:30: general discussion

Thursday, January 27, 2011, 14:00

FIAS Frankfurt
organized by Ilya Selyuzhenkov

  • S. Huber (GSI): HBT results from ALICE/LHC
  • Raphaelle Bailhache (Frankfurt): Heavy Quark production from ALICE/LHC
  • Pasi Huovinen (FIAS): Hydrodynamics -- newest results theory
  • Paul Constantin (Heidelberg): Correlations from ALICE/LHC

Thursday, November 5, 2009, 14:00 (50th RNM)

University of Heidelberg, Großer Hörsaal, Physikalisches Institut Philosophenweg 12
organized by Johanna Stachel

  • K. Zapp (Durham): Treating coherence effects in radiative parton energy loss in a Monte-Carlo generator
  • O. Nachtmann (Heidelberg): Some remarks on unitarity and saturation in deep inelastic lepton-nucleon scattering
  • H. van Hees (U. Gießen): Resonance-Recombination Model for quark recombination in the Quark-Gluon Plasma
  • J.F. Grosse-Oetringhaus (CERN): ALICE at the eve of first collisions - Status and First Physics Plans

The scientific part of the meeting will be followed by a social get-together with some wine and food.

Thursday, May 14, 2009, 14:00

GSI Darmstadt, Auditorium
organized by Ana Marin and Silvia Masciocchi

  • 14:00 R. Holzmann (GSI): HADES: Probing resonance matter with di-electrons
  • 14:50 B. Kämpfer (Dresden-Rossendorf): Bremsstrahlung and related items
  • 15:40 coffee break
  • 16:10 H. Appelshäuser (Frankfurt): Modification of jet-like correlations in Pb-Au collisions at SPS
  • 17:00 C. Blume (Frankfurt): Two-particle Angular Correlations in Nucleon-Nucleon and Nucleus-Nucleus Collisions Measured by NA49

Thursday, February 12, 2009, 14:00

GSI Darmstadt, Auditorium
organized by Helmut Oeschler

  • 14:00 Wolfgang Söldner (EMMI): Lattice QCD at finite T and finite mu_B
  • 14:45 Chihiro Sasaki (TU München): Quarkyonic matter and chiral symmetry breaking in the Nambu--Jona-Lasinio model with Polyakov loops
  • 15:30 coffee break
  • 16:00 Johanna Stachel (U. Heidelberg): Thermal particle production: The "horn" revisited
  • 16:45 Igor Mishustin (FIAS): Equation of State of hadron resonance gas and the "horn"

Thursday, June 19, 2008, 14:00

University Frankfurt
organized by Marcus Bleicher

  • 14:00-15:00 Korinna Zapp (U. Heidelberg): A Monte-Carlo study of jet evolution and jet quenching
  • 15:00-16:00 Gerhard Burau (U. Frankfurt): Parton rearrangement and fast thermalization in heavy-ion collisions at RHIC and LHC energies
  • 16:15-17:15 Christian Klein-Bösing (U. Münster): Jet physics with ALICE
  • 17:15-18:00 Jörn Knoll (GSI): Continuous decoupling of expanding collision systems

Thursday, May 15, 2008, 14:00

GSI Darmstadt, Auditorium
organized by Johanna Stachel

  • Ralf Averbeck (GSI): Heavy quarks in ultrarelativistic heavy ion collisions - a summary
  • Florian Beutler (U. Heidelberg): Hadron production in e+e- collisions - thermal description revisited
  • Giorgio Torrieri (FIAS): Mach cones - theory
  • Jason Ulery (U. Frankfurt): Mach cones at RHIC

Thursday, November 15, 2007, 14:00

GSI Darmstadt, Auditorium
organized by Jürgen Berges

  • 14:00-14:50 Adrian Dumitru (Frankfurt): Boltzmann-Vlasov-Yang-Mills approach and the thermalization problem in HIC
  • 14:50-15:40 Zhe Xu (Frankfurt): Fast thermalization and small viscosity due to gluon bremsstrahlung
  • 16:10-17:00 Jürgen Berges (Darmstadt): Plasma instabilities and the thermalization puzzle
  • 17:00-17:50 Laura Fabbietti (München): Study of K-N bound states at SIS

Thursday, April 26, 2007, 14:00

GSI Darmstadt, Auditorium
organized by Anton Andronic

  • 14:00-14:55 Owe Philipsen (U. Münster): A critical overview of the phase diagram of QCD
  • 14:55-15:40 Carsten Greiner (U. Frankfurt): Transport rates and momentum isotropization of gluon matter in ultrarelativistic heavy-ion collisions
  • 16:10-16:55 Christoph Blume (U. Frankfurt): The ALICE detector at LHC and its physics performance
  • 16:55-17:15 Korinna Zapp (U. Heidelberg): Final State Parton Shower Evolution in a Dense Medium
  • 17:15-18:00 William Horowitz (U. Columbia/FIAS): pQCD Predictions for Heavy Quark Energy Loss and the Possibility of a String Theory Jet Energy Loss Signal at the LHC

Thursday, January 25, 2007, 14:00

University Frankfurt (campus Riedberg) in lecture hall 0.111
organized by Harald Appelshäuser

  • 14:00-14:45 Henner Buesching (Frankfurt): Charm production at RHIC
  • 14:45-15:30 Dimitry Antonov (Heidelberg): A heavy quark-antiquark pair in hot QCD
  • 16:00-16:45 Matthias Hartig (Frankfurt): DIS on nuclei with HERMES
  • 16:45-17:30 Joachim Bartels (Hamburg): Saturation in DIS

Thursday, November 2, 2006, 14:00

TU Darmstadt at GSI Darmstadt Main Lecture Hall
organized by J. Wambach

  • 14:00-14:45   M. Strickland (Frankfurt): Simulating non-equilibrium glue
  • 14:45-15:30   P. Braun-Munzinger (GSI): Quarkonia production in the statistical hadronization model
  • 16:00-16:45   C. Sasaki (GSI): Susceptibilities and the phase structure of a chiral model with Polyakov Loops
  • 16:45-17:30   D. Nickel (TU Darmstadt): Color-superconductivity from a Dyson-Schwinger perspective

Thursday, May 11, 2006, 14:00-18:00

Physikalisches Institut, Univ. Heidelberg, Philosophenweg, Gr. Hoersaal
organized by J. Stachel

  • Dionysis Trianafyllopoulos (ECT* Trento): Color glass condensate
  • Ian Bearden (NBI Copenhagen): BRAHMS data and the color glass condensate
  • Hans Juergen Pirner (U. Heidelberg): rethinking saturation
  • Yasushi Nara (U. Frankfurt and FIAS): Eccentricity in the CGC and ideal hydrodynamics

Wednesday, Febuary 22, 2006, 14:00-17:30

University Frankfurt, FIAS, Physics Building (Room: 02.116)
organized by Elena Bratkovskaya

  • 14:00 - 14:45   Christoph Blume (Uni. Frankfurt): Review of the SPS results
  • 14:45 - 15:30   Kai Schweda (Uni. Heidelberg): Hunt for the QGP at RHIC
  • 16:00 - 16:45   Andre Peshier (Uni. Giessen): QGP as a colored liquid
  • 16:45 - 17:30   Nicolas Borghini (CERN): Evidence for nonideal hydro

Talks available online.

Thursday, November 3, 2005, 14:00-17:30

TU Darmstadt at GSI Darmstadt Main Lecture Hall
organized by J. Wambach

  • 14:00-14:45   S. Lange (GSI): New charm and charmonium states at BELLE
  • 14:45-15:30   M. Lutz (GSI): Charmed mesons and hadrogenesis
  • 16:00-16:45   G. Wolschin (Heidelberg): Rapidity equilibration in d + Au and Au + Au systems
  • 16:45-17:30   J. Braun (Heidelberg): Running coupling at finite temperature and chiral symmetry restoration in QCD

Thursday July 14, 2005, 14:00-17:50

GSI Darmstadt Main Lecture Hall
organized by Anton Andronic

  • 14:00-14:40   Norbert Herrmann (U. Heidelberg) - Deeply bound kaonic clusters - experimental status and perspectives
  • 14:40-15:20   Igor Mishustin (FIAS) - How antiprotons can be used to produce cold quark matter
  • 15:20-16:00   Detlef Zschiesche (U. Frankfurt) - Inhomogeneities in the freeze-out of relativistic heavy ion collisions
  • 16:30-17:10   Georgios Tsiledakis (GSI) - Scale dependence of EbyE mean pt fluctuations at top SPS energy
  • 17:10-17:50   Bernd-Jochen Schaefer (TU Darmstadt) - Susceptibilities near the (tri)critical point

Thursday April 28, 2005, 14:00-17:45

University Frankfurt, new building Niederursel
organized by C. Greiner

  • T. Falter: Hadron attenuation in deep inelastic lepton-nucleus scattering at HERMS
  • G. Ingelman: Parton rescattering in QCD and jet quenching
  • K. Zapp: Parton energy loss - Soft color interaction model and general properties
  • T. Dietel: High-pt correlations at STAR
  • C. Fuchs: Flow at RHIC within a quark-gluon string model

Thursday February 3, 2005, 14:00-17:10

GSI Darmstadt Großer Hörsaal
organized by J. Wambach

  • C. Sturm: Dileptons in HADES
  • B. Schenke: Dilepton production from hot hadronic matter
  • S. Yurevich: Electron pair production from the 2000 run of CERES
  • B. Kaempfer: Electromagentic probes at SPS energies

Thursday October 28, 2004, 14:00-18:00

Universität Heidelberg, Physikalisches Institut Großer Hörsaal
organized by J. Stachel

  • Markus Merschmeyer: Production and Flow of Lambda and K0 in FOPI
  • Zhe Xu: Thermalization of gluons in ultrarelativistic heavy ion collisions by including gg<->ggg interactions in a parton cascade
  • Ingrid Kraus: System size dependence of strangeness production at the SPS
  • Joerg Raufeisen: Probing the nuclear gluon distribution with heavy quarks

Thursday July 22, 2004, 14:00-17:20

GSI Darmstadt Großer Hoersaal
organized by D. Miskowiec

  • Elena Bratkovskaya: Charmonium chemistry in heavy-ion collisions at relativistic energies
  • Jens Soeren Lange: Heavy flavor results from RHIC
  • Bogdan Vulpescu: Heavy quarks in Pb-Pb collisions at LHC with the ALICE detector - preparing a TRD electron trigger for the high mass resonances
  • Ralf Hofmann: Analytical approach to SU(N) Yang-Mills thermodynamics and applications

Thursday May 13, 2004, 14:00-17:30

University of Frankfurt, IKF, auditorium
organized by D. Flierl

  • A. Andronic: Energy dependence of particle production near chemical equilibrium
  • D. Flierl: Freeze out constraints from HBT measurements
  • V. Toneev: Relativistic nuclear collisions in 3-fluid hydrodynamics
  • C. Wetterich: Chemical freeze-out temperature and critical temperature

Thursday February 19, 2004, 14:00-18:00

TU Darmstadt, IKP, S2/14/024
organized by H. Oeschler

  • B.-J. Schaefer: The Phase Diagram in the Quark-Meson Model
  • J. Berges: Far-from-equilibrium quantum fields with large fluctuations
  • C. Blume: Recent Fluctuation Measurements in Heavy Ion Collisions
  • S. Soff: HBT interferometry - is there a puzzle (at RHIC)?

Thursday December 11, 2003, 14:00-18:00

GSI Darmstadt Großer Hoersaal

  • R. Pisarski: Event-by-Event Fluctuations and the Polyakov Loop Condensate
  • M. Gorenstein: Deconfinement Phase Transition and Energy Dependence of Event-by-Event Fluctuations
  • M. Stephanov: QCD Phase Diagram and Critical Point
  • H. Appelshaeuser: Event-by-Event Fluctuations in Nucleus-Nucleus Collisions, An Experimental Review

Thursday October 23, 2003, 14:00-18:00

GSI Darmstadt Großer Hoersaal
organized by H. Stroebele

  • A. Andronic: Excitation function of elliptic flow at SIS energies
  • A. Wetzler: Flow at SPS energy
  • R. Snellings: Flow at RHIC energy
  • J. Bielcikova: Hydro at SPS?
  • J.-Y. Ollitrault: Energy dependence of flow and extrapolation to LHC energy
  • A. Muronga: Dissipative Corrections to ideal hydrodynamic

Thursday July 17, 2003, 14:00-18:00

GSI Darmstadt Großer Hoersaal
organized by J. Knoll

  • W. Reisdorf: Is there full stopping at SIS? FOPI data and consequences
  • F. Uhlig: K+ and K- Production and Propagation in Heavy Ion Collisions at SIS-Energies
  • K. Reygers: Recent Results from RHIC
  • M. Nowak: Recent excitement with just discovered Ds(2317) and Ds*(2463) - chiral copies of heavy hadrons

Thursday May 8, 2003, 14:15-18:00

Universität Frankfurt, IKF
organized by Christoph Blume

  • K. Safarik: Results on Strangness Measurements from NA57
  • K. Paech: Hydrodynamic Expansion Near a Chiral Critical Endpoint
  • M. Gazdzicki: The NA49 Energy Scan Program
  • K. Redlich: Hadron Resonance Mass Spectrum on the lattice and Heavy Ion Thermodynamics

Thursday February 13, 2003, 14:15-18:00

Universität Heidelberg, Physikalisches Institut Großer Hörsaal
organized by J. Hüfner and J. Stachel

  • A. Andronic: Statistical hadronization of charm at RHIC and LHC
  • B. Kopeliovich: What new happens to charm production at energies of colliders
  • O. Nachtmann: The pomeron: what is it and what is it good for at LHC?
  • R. Schicker: Physics results and prospects for ultra-peripheral collisions at RHIC and LHC

Thursday October 31, 2002, 14.00-18.00

Institut für Kernphysik, TU Darmstadt, Schloßgartenstr. 9, Hörsaal (auditorium) S2/14/024
organized by J. Wambach

  • 14:00 - 14:50   A. Accardi (Columbia University NY): Where should we look for hard parton scatterings in flow measurements ?
  • 14:50 - 15:40   J. Slivova (Uni Heidelberg): Flow and non-flow effects at the SPS
  • 15:40 - 16:10   Coffee break
  • 16:10 - 17:00   B. Friman (GSI): Neutron star structure from the renormalization group
  • 17:00 - 17:50   M. Buballa (TU Darmstadt): Diquark condensation in electrically and color neutral quark matter

Thursday 11 July 2002, 14:00-18:00

GSI Darmstadt Großer Hoersaal
organized by Dariusz Miskowiec

  • Heinz Tilsner (Uni Heidelberg): Two-pion Bose-Einstein correlations at SPS energies and a novel interpretation of freeze-out
  • Dirk Rischke (Uni Frankfurt): What does the HBT null result at RHIC teach us?
  • Susan Schadmand (Uni Giessen): Pion-pion correlations in gamma+A reactions
  • Christof Wetterich (Uni Heidelberg): Connection between chiral symmetry restoration and confinement

Thursday 25 April 2002, 14:00-18:00

Frankfurt, Physikalischer Verein, Robert-Mayer-Str. 2-4, Lorenz-Hörsaal, 2nd floor
organized by D. Rischke

  • E. Bratkovskaya (University Frankfurt): Nucleus-nucleus collisions at high baryon density
  • M. Lutz (GSI Darmstadt): Hadrons in nuclear matter and coupled channel dynamics
  • S. Leupold (University Giessen): Lifetime of broad resonances in transport theory
  • F. Doenau (FZ Rossendorf): The natural linewidth of gamma decay when coupling to the continuum

Thursday 14 February 2002, 14:15-18:00

Universität Heidelberg, Physikalisches Institut, Großer Hörsaal
organized by J. Hüfner and J. Stachel

  • S. Damjanovic: Electron pair production at 40 AGev
  • R. Schneider: Phases of QCD, thermal quasiparticles
  • T. Renk: Dilepton radiation from a fireball
  • I. Stamatescu: Lattice results for QGP in the region 1-2 Tc

Thursday 15 November 2001, 14.00-18.00

GSI Darmstadt Großer Hoersaal
organized by J. Knoll

  • V. Koch (LBL & GSI): Event-by-Event Fluctuations in heavy ion collisions
  • H. Sako (GSI): Event-by-Event Fluctuations from CERES/NA45, NA49, and STAR
  • P. Danielewicz (MSU & GSI): The nuclear equation of state
  • S. Hofmann (Uni-Frankfurt): Suppression of High p_t Jets as a Signature of Extra Dimensions at the LHC

Thursday, 12 July 2001, 14.00-18.00

Institut für Kernphysik, TU Darmstadt, Schloßgartenstr. 9, Hörsaal (auditorium) S2/14/024
organized by J. Wambach

  • B. Kopeliovic: Energy loss of partons in the nuclear medium: expectations and data
  • V. Muccifora: Hadron formation in DIS in a nuclear environment
  • U.Wiedemann: Gluon production and partonic energy loss at RHIC and LHC
  • D. Miskoviec : Hard processes in URHICs
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