### Abstract

For a set of [Formula Presented] identical massive boson wave packets with optimal initial quantum mechanical localization, we calculate the Hanbury-Brown–Twiss (HBT) two-particle correlation function. Our result provides an algorithm for calculating one-particle spectra and two-particle correlations from an arbitrary phase space occupation [Formula Presented] as, e.g., returned by event generators. It is a microscopic derivation of the result of the coherent state formalism, providing explicit finite multiplicity corrections. Both the one- and two-particle spectra depend explicitly on the initial wave packet width [Formula Presented] which parametrizes the quantum mechanical wave packet localization. They provide upper and lower bounds which suggest that a realistic value for [Formula Presented] has the order of the Compton wavelength.

Original language | English (US) |
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Pages (from-to) | R614-R618 |

Journal | Physical Review C - Nuclear Physics |

Volume | 56 |

Issue number | 2 |

DOIs | |

State | Published - Jan 1 1997 |

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*Physical Review C - Nuclear Physics*,

*56*(2), R614-R618. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.56.R614

**Quantum mechanical localization effects for Bose-Einstein correlations.** / Wiedemann, U. A.; Foka, P.; Kalechofsky, H.; Martin, M.; Slotta, C.; Zhang, Qinghui.

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*Physical Review C - Nuclear Physics*, vol. 56, no. 2, pp. R614-R618. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.56.R614

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T1 - Quantum mechanical localization effects for Bose-Einstein correlations

AU - Wiedemann, U. A.

AU - Foka, P.

AU - Kalechofsky, H.

AU - Martin, M.

AU - Slotta, C.

AU - Zhang, Qinghui

PY - 1997/1/1

Y1 - 1997/1/1

N2 - For a set of [Formula Presented] identical massive boson wave packets with optimal initial quantum mechanical localization, we calculate the Hanbury-Brown–Twiss (HBT) two-particle correlation function. Our result provides an algorithm for calculating one-particle spectra and two-particle correlations from an arbitrary phase space occupation [Formula Presented] as, e.g., returned by event generators. It is a microscopic derivation of the result of the coherent state formalism, providing explicit finite multiplicity corrections. Both the one- and two-particle spectra depend explicitly on the initial wave packet width [Formula Presented] which parametrizes the quantum mechanical wave packet localization. They provide upper and lower bounds which suggest that a realistic value for [Formula Presented] has the order of the Compton wavelength.

AB - For a set of [Formula Presented] identical massive boson wave packets with optimal initial quantum mechanical localization, we calculate the Hanbury-Brown–Twiss (HBT) two-particle correlation function. Our result provides an algorithm for calculating one-particle spectra and two-particle correlations from an arbitrary phase space occupation [Formula Presented] as, e.g., returned by event generators. It is a microscopic derivation of the result of the coherent state formalism, providing explicit finite multiplicity corrections. Both the one- and two-particle spectra depend explicitly on the initial wave packet width [Formula Presented] which parametrizes the quantum mechanical wave packet localization. They provide upper and lower bounds which suggest that a realistic value for [Formula Presented] has the order of the Compton wavelength.

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