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Advances in High Energy Physics
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 371908, 20 pages
Review Article

Some Aspects of Anisotropic Quark-Gluon Plasma

Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, 1/AF Bidhannagar, Kolkata 700064, India

Received 5 April 2013; Revised 5 July 2013; Accepted 19 July 2013

Academic Editor: Edward Sarkisyan-Grinbaum

Copyright © 2013 Mahatsab Mandal and Pradip Roy. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


We review the various aspects of anisotropic quark-gluon plasma (AQGP) that have recently been discussed by a number of authors. In particular, we focus on the electromagnetic probes of AQGP, inter quark potential, quarkonium states in AQGP, and the nuclear modifications factor of various bottomonium states using this potential. In this context, we will also discuss the radiative energy loss of partons and nuclear modification factor of light hadrons in the context of AQGP. The features of the wake potential and charge density due to the passage of jet in AQGP will also be demonstrated.