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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. Methods for separation of deuterons produced in the medium and in jets in high energy collisions
    Natasha Sharma (Panjab U.), Tony Perez, Andy Castro (Tennessee U.), Lokesh Kumar (Panjab U.), Christine Nattrass (Tennessee U.).
    Phys. Rev. C 98 (2018) no.1, 014914
  2. Thermal model description of p‐Pb collisions at √sNN = 5.02 TeV
    Natasha Sharma (Panjab U.), Jean Cleymans (UCT-CERN Res. Ctr.), Lokesh Kumar (Panjab U.).
    Eur. Phys. J. C 78 (2018) no.4, 288
  3. Bulk Properties of the Medium Produced in Relativistic Heavy-Ion Collisions from the Beam Energy Scan Program
    L. Kumar with STAR Collaboration
    Phys. Rev. C 96 (2017) no.4, 044904
  4. Global Λ hyperon polarization in nuclear collisions: evidence for the most vortical fluid
    L. Kumar with STAR Collaboration
    Nature 548 (2017) 62-65
  5. Enhanced production of multi-strange hadrons in high-multiplicity proton-proton collisions
    L. Kumar with ALICE Collaboration
    Nature Phys. 13 (2017) 535-539
  6. Measurement of Interaction between Antiprotons
    L. Kumar with STAR Collaboration
    Nature 527 (2015) 345-348