NUCLEAR PHYSICS

Quark–gluon droplets engineered

Quark–gluon plasma has been recreated in heavy-ion collisions, providing a glimpse of the very early Universe. The PHENIX Collaboration offers new insights into the possible creation of this state in smaller collision systems.

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Fig. 1: Quark–gluon plasma.

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Lee, Y. Quark–gluon droplets engineered. Nat. Phys. 15, 206–207 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41567-018-0375-6

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