Correlations between jets and charged particles in PbPb and pp collisions at √s[subscript NN] = 2.76 TeV
Author(s)Apyan, Aram; Barbieri, Richard Alexander; Baty, Austin Alan; Bierwagen, Katharina; Brandt, Stephanie Akemi; Busza, Wit; Cali, Ivan Amos; Demiragli, Zeynep; Di Matteo, Leonardo; Gomez-Ceballos, Guillelmo; Goncharov, Maxim; Gulhan, Doga Can; Iiyama, Yutaro; Innocenti, Gian Michele; Klute, Markus; Kovalskyi, Dmytro; Lai, Yue Shi; Lee, Yen-Jie; Levin, Andrew Michael; Luckey Jr, P David; Marini, Andrea Carlo; McGinn, Christopher Francis; Mironov, Camelia Maria; Narayanan, Siddharth Madhavan; Niu, Xinmei; Paus, Christoph M. E.; Roland, Christof E; Roland, Gunther M; Salfeld-Nebgen, Jakob Maxillian Henry; Sumorok, Konstanty C; Varma, Mukund Madhav; Velicanu, Dragos Alexandru; Veverka, Jan; Wang, J.; Wang, Ta-Wei; Wyslouch, Boleslaw; Yang, Mingming; Wyslouch, Victoria; ... Show more Show less
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Correlations between jets and charged particles in PbPb and pp collisions at √sNN = 2.76 TeV
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The quark-gluon plasma is studied via medium-induced changes to correlations between jets and charged particles in PbPb collisions compared to pp reference data. This analysis uses data sets from PbPb and pp collisions with integrated luminosities of 166 μb[superscript −1] and 5.3 pb[subscript −1], respectively, collected at √s[subscript NN] = 2.76 TeV. The angular distributions of charged particles are studied as a function of relative pseudorapidity (Δη) and relative azimuthal angle (Δϕ) with respect to reconstructed jet directions. Charged particles are correlated with all jets with transverse momentum (pT) above 120 GeV, and with the leading and subleading jets (the highest and second-highest in pT, respectively) in a selection of back-to-back dijet events. Modifications in PbPb data relative to pp reference data are characterized as a function of PbPb collision centrality and charged particle pT. A centrality-dependent excess of low-pT particles is present for all jets studied, and is most pronounced in the most central events. This excess of low-pT particles follows a Gaussian-like distribution around the jet axis, and extends to large relative angles of Δη ≈ 1 and Δϕ ≈ 1.
DepartmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Physics; Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Laboratory for Nuclear Science
Journal of High Energy Physics
The CMS collaboration et al. “Correlations between Jets and Charged Particles in PbPb and Pp Collisions at √S[subscript NN] = 2.76 TeV.” Journal of High Energy Physics 2016.2 (2016): n. pag.
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