We compute analytically the anisotropic flow in an expanding mixture of several species of relativistic massive particles. We find that a single collision per particle on average already leads to sizable elliptic flow, with mass ordering between the species.
European Physical Journal C
- Pub Date:
- April 2011
- Nuclear Theory;
- High Energy Physics - Phenomenology;
- Nuclear Experiment
- 13 pages, 7 figures. v2: journal version (a few typos corrected, extra acknowledgments added)