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Main area of work

Experimental high-energy physics: heavy-ion physics, QCD phase diagrams, properties of Quark Gluon Plasma.

Significant recent publications

  1. Beam energy dependence of directed flow of protons, anti-protons, and pions in Au+Au collisions
    L. Kumar with STAR Collaboration
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 162301 (2014)
  2. Energy dependence of moments of net-proton multiplicity distributions at RHIC
    L. Kumar with STAR Collaboration
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 032302 (2014)
  3. Observation of energy-dependent difference in elliptic flow between particles and anti-particles in Relativistic Heavy-Ion Collisions
    L. Kumar with STAR Collaboration
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 142301 (2013)
  4. Review of recent results from the RHIC beam energy scan
    L. Kumar
    Mod. Phys. Lett. A 28, 1330033 (2013)
  5. Selected experimental results from heavy-ion collisions at LHC
    R. Singh, L. Kumar, P. K. Netrakanti, and B. Mohanty
    Advances in High Energy Physics 2013, 761474 (2013)
  6. System-size dependence of transverse momentum correlations at 62.4 and 200 GeV at the BNL Relativistic Heavy-Ion Collider
    L. Kumar with STAR Collaboration
    Phys. Rev. C 87, 064902 (2013)
  7. Observation of antimatter helium-4 nucleus
    L. Kumar with STAR Collaboration
    Nature 473, 353 (2011)
  8. Observation of antimatter hypernucleus
    L. Kumar with STAR Collaboration
    Science 328, 58 (2010)