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Entropy 2017, 19(12), 670; doi:10.3390/e19120670

Oscillations in Multiparticle Production Processes

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Department of Fundamental Research, National Centre for Nuclear Research, 00-681 Warsaw, Poland
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Institute of Physics, Jan Kochanowski University, 25-406 Kielce, Poland
This paper is an extended version of conference paper given at the SigmaPhi 2017, Corfu, Greece, 10–14 July 2017.
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Received: 22 November 2017 / Revised: 30 November 2017 / Accepted: 4 December 2017 / Published: 6 December 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue News Trends in Statistical Physics of Complex Systems)
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Abstract

We discuss two examples of oscillations apparently hidden in some experimental results for high-energy multiparticle production processes: (i) the log-periodic oscillatory pattern decorating the power-like Tsallis distributions of transverse momenta; (ii) the oscillations of the modified combinants obtained from the measured multiplicity distributions. Our calculations are confronted with p p data from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). We show that in both cases, these phenomena can provide new insight into the dynamics of these processes. View Full-Text
Keywords: scale invariance; log-periodic oscillation; complex nonextensivity parameter; self-similarity; combinants; compound distributions scale invariance; log-periodic oscillation; complex nonextensivity parameter; self-similarity; combinants; compound distributions
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Wilk, G.; Włodarczyk, Z. Oscillations in Multiparticle Production Processes. Entropy 2017, 19, 670.

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