Two photon physics in very peripheral collisions of relativistic heavy ions

Güçlü M. C.

ARI Bulletin of the Istanbul Technical University, vol.54, no.3, pp.44-47, 2005 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 54 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Journal Name: ARI Bulletin of the Istanbul Technical University
  • Journal Indexes: TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.44-47
  • Keywords: Heavy ions, Lepton-pair production, Relativistic collisions
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: Yes


At relativistic heavy ion colliders, electromagnetic fields of heavy nuclei are very strong and can produce a wide variety of leptons. We present recent results from CERN and RHIC on ultra-peripheral interactions, focusing on electron-positron pair production.