K*(892)(0) and phi(1020) production in Pb-Pb collisions at root s(NN)=2.76 TeV
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The yields of the K*(892)(0) and phi(1020) resonances are measured in Pb-Pb collisions at root s(NN) = 2.76 TeV through their hadronic decays using the ALICE detector. The measurements are performed in multiple centrality intervals at mid-rapidity (vertical bar y vertical bar LT 0.5) in the transverse-momentum ranges 0.3 LT p(T) LT 5 GeV/c for the K*(892)(0) and 0.5 LT p(T) LT 5 GeV/c for the phi(1020). The yields of K*(892)(0) are suppressed in central Pb-Pb collisions with respect to pp and peripheral Pb-Pb collisions (perhaps due to rescattering of its decay products in the hadronic medium), while the longer-lived phi(1020) meson is not suppressed. These particles are also used as probes to study the mechanisms of particle production. The shape of the pT distribution of the phi(1020) meson, but not its yield, is reproduced fairly well by hydrodynamic models for central Pb-Pb collisions. In central Pb-Pb collisions at low and intermediate p(T), the p/phi(1020) ratio is flat in p(T), ...while the p/pi and phi(1020)/pi ratios show a pronounced increase and have similar shapes to each other. These results indicate that the shapes of the p(T) distributions of these particles in central Pb-Pb collisions are determined predominantly by the particle masses and radial flow. Finally, phi(1020) production in Pb-Pb collisions is enhanced, with respect to the yield in pp collisions and the yield of charged pions, by an amount similar to the Lambda and Xi.
Извор:Physical Review C, 2015, 91, 2
- State Committee of Science, World Federation of Scientists (WFS), Swiss Fonds Kidagan, Armenia, Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Cientifico e Tecnologico (CNPq), Financiadora de Estudos e Projetos (FINEP), Fundacao de Amparo a Pesquisa do Estado de Sao Paulo (FAPESP), National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Chinese Ministry of Education (CMOE), Ministry of Science and Technology of China (MSTC), Ministry of Education and Youth of the Czech Republic, Danish Natural Science Research Council, Carlsberg Foundation, Danish National Research Foundation, European Research Council under the European Community, Helsinki Institute of Physics, Academy of Finland, French CNRS-IN2P3, Region Pays de Loire, Region Alsace, Region Auvergne, CEA, France, German BMBF, Helmholtz Association, General Secretariat for Research and Technology, Ministry of Development, Greece, Hungarian OTKA, National Office for Research and Technology (NKTH), Department of Atomic Energy, Department of Science and Technology of the Government of India, Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN), Centro Fermi-Museo Storico della Fisica e Centro Studi e Ricerche Enrico Fermi, Italy, MEXT, Japan, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna, National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF), CONACYT, DGAPA, Mexico, ALFA-EC, EPLANET Program (European Particle Physics Latin American Network), Stichting voor Fundamenteel Onderzoek der Materie (FOM), Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (NWO), Netherlands, Research Council of Norway (NFR), Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education, National Science Centre, Poland, Ministry of National Education/Institute for Atomic Physics, CNCS-UEFISCDI-Romania, Ministry of Education and Science of Russian Federation, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Federal Agency of Atomic Energy, Russian Federal Agency for Science and Innovations, Russian Foundation for Basic Research, Ministry of Education of Slovakia, Department of Science and Technology, South Africa, CIEMAT, EELA, Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad (MINECO) of Spain, Xunta de Galicia (Conselleria de Educacion), CEADEN, Cubaenergia, Cuba, IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency), Swedish Research Council (VR), Knut AMP, Alice Wallenberg Foundation (KAW), Ukraine Ministry of Education and Science, United Kingdom Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), United States Department of Energy, United States National Science Foundation, State of Texas, State of Ohio
ISSN: 2469-9985 (print); 2469-9993 (electronic)