- Approach to thermalisation in HIC

Out-of-equilibrium Phenomena and Approach
to Thermalization in Heavy-Ion Collisions

March 12 - 16, 2007
Laboratoire de Physique Theorique
Universite Paris-Sud XI, Orsay, France

Spring Course of the International Graduate School, GRK 881
"Quantum Fields and Strongly Interacting Matter"
Paris - Bielefeld

Begin: Monday, March 12, 2007, 9.00 a.m.


Nicolas Borghini (Univ. Bielefeld)
Adrian Dumitru (Univ. Frankfurt)
François Gelis (CERN and CEA, Saclay)
Emmanuel Lévêque (ENS Lyon)
Jean-Yves Ollitrault (CEA, Saclay)
Paul Romatschke (INT, Seattle)
Arif Shoshi (Univ. Bielefeld)
Raimond Snellings (NIKHEF, Amsterdam)
Michael Strickland (FIAS, Frankfurt)


Topics include:
Turbulence in fluids
Out-of-equilibrium statistical physics
Initial conditions in heavy-ion collisions
Bottom-up approach to QGP thermalisation
Instabilities in non-Abelian plasmas
Collective phenomena in heavy-ion collisions

Lectures and exercises/seminars

It is intended for PhD students and postdocs.

The block course is supported by the Deutsch-Französische Hochschule - Université Franco-Allemande and the International Graduate School, GRK 881, "Quantum Fields and Strongly Interacting Matter: From Vacuum to Extreme Density and Temperature Conditions".



Registration (deadline February 15, 2007)
List of Participants
Block Course Schedule

Travel information




Dominique Schiff (LPT, Université Paris-Sud)
Nicolas Borghini (Universität Bielefeld)




Mireille Calvet
LPT Orsay, bâtiment 210
Université Paris-Sud 11
F-91045 Orsay Cedex
e-mail: mireille.calvet@th.u-psud.fr

Last updated: January 12, 2007 by N.B.

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