Sala 422 12:15 
Seminarium Instytutu

dr Pasi Huovinen, UWr

I can't believe it's fluid! -⁠ when fluid dynamics describes systems the size of atomic nuclei

We know fluid dynamics as a powerful description of the behaviour of macroscopic amounts of liquids and gases, but it turns out that fluid dynamics can describe even a droplet of fluid of the size of atomic nuclei -⁠ if the droplet of fluid consists of free quarks and gluons. In this talk I will review what such a state of free quarks and gluons, called quark-⁠gluon plasma, is, how it is created in heavy-⁠ion collision experiments, and how we use fluid dynamics to describe the evolution and properties of this plasma.