ϕ meson production at forward rapidity in Pb–Pb collisions at sNN−−−√=2.76 TeV

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@article{7dced6ce36cc4da2a076f81692daff95,
title = "ϕ meson production at forward rapidity in Pb–Pb collisions at sNN−−−√=2.76 TeV",
abstract = "ϕϕ meson measurements provide insight into strangeness production, which is one of the key observables for the hot medium formed in high-energy heavy-ion collisions. ALICE measured ϕϕproduction through its decay in muon pairs in Pb–Pb collisions at sNN−−−√=2.76sNN=2.76 TeV in the intermediate transverse momentum range 2<pT<52<pT<5 GeV/c and in the rapidity interval 2.5<y<42.5<y<4. The ϕϕ yield was measured as a function of the transverse momentum and collision centrality. The nuclear modification factor was obtained as a function of the average number of participating nucleons. Results were compared with the ones obtained via the kaon decay channel in the same pTpT range at midrapidity. The values of the nuclear modification factor in the two rapidity regions are in agreement within uncertainties.",
author = "{ALICE Collaboration} and S. Acharya and Andrews, {H. A.} and D. Evans and Katie Graham and Peter Jones and Anton Jusko and Marian Krivda and Roman Lietava and {Villalobos Baillie}, Orlando and Emily Willsher and Nima Zardoshti",
year = "2018",
month = jul,
day = "7",
doi = "10.1140/epjc/s10052-018-6034-3",
language = "English",
volume = "78",
journal = "Eur. Phys. J. C",
issn = "1434-6044",
publisher = "Springer",
number = "7",

}

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TY - JOUR

T1 - ϕ meson production at forward rapidity in Pb–Pb collisions at sNN−−−√=2.76 TeV

AU - ALICE Collaboration

AU - Acharya, S.

A2 - Andrews, H. A.

A2 - Evans, D.

A2 - Graham, Katie

A2 - Jones, Peter

A2 - Jusko, Anton

A2 - Krivda, Marian

A2 - Lietava, Roman

A2 - Villalobos Baillie, Orlando

A2 - Willsher, Emily

A2 - Zardoshti, Nima

PY - 2018/7/7

Y1 - 2018/7/7

N2 - ϕϕ meson measurements provide insight into strangeness production, which is one of the key observables for the hot medium formed in high-energy heavy-ion collisions. ALICE measured ϕϕproduction through its decay in muon pairs in Pb–Pb collisions at sNN−−−√=2.76sNN=2.76 TeV in the intermediate transverse momentum range 2<pT<52<pT<5 GeV/c and in the rapidity interval 2.5<y<42.5<y<4. The ϕϕ yield was measured as a function of the transverse momentum and collision centrality. The nuclear modification factor was obtained as a function of the average number of participating nucleons. Results were compared with the ones obtained via the kaon decay channel in the same pTpT range at midrapidity. The values of the nuclear modification factor in the two rapidity regions are in agreement within uncertainties.

AB - ϕϕ meson measurements provide insight into strangeness production, which is one of the key observables for the hot medium formed in high-energy heavy-ion collisions. ALICE measured ϕϕproduction through its decay in muon pairs in Pb–Pb collisions at sNN−−−√=2.76sNN=2.76 TeV in the intermediate transverse momentum range 2<pT<52<pT<5 GeV/c and in the rapidity interval 2.5<y<42.5<y<4. The ϕϕ yield was measured as a function of the transverse momentum and collision centrality. The nuclear modification factor was obtained as a function of the average number of participating nucleons. Results were compared with the ones obtained via the kaon decay channel in the same pTpT range at midrapidity. The values of the nuclear modification factor in the two rapidity regions are in agreement within uncertainties.

U2 - 10.1140/epjc/s10052-018-6034-3

DO - 10.1140/epjc/s10052-018-6034-3

M3 - Article

VL - 78

JO - Eur. Phys. J. C

JF - Eur. Phys. J. C

SN - 1434-6044

IS - 7

M1 - 559

ER -