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Title: Measurement of charged-particle spectra in Pb+Pb collisions at \( \sqrt{s_{\mathrm{NN}}}=2.76 \) TeV with the ATLAS detector at the LHC

Charged-particle spectra obtained in Pb+Pb interactions at \( \sqrt{s_{\mathrm{NN}}}=2.76 \) TeV and pp interactions at \( \sqrt{s_{\mathrm{NN}}}=2.76 \) TeV with the ATLAS detector at the LHC are presented, using data with integrated luminosities of 0.15 nb⁻¹ and 4.2 pb⁻¹, respectively, in a wide transverse momentum (0.5 < p T < 150 GeV) and pseudorapidity (|η| < 2) range. For Pb+Pb collisions, the spectra are presented as a function of collision centrality, which is determined by the response of the forward calorimeters located on both sides of the interaction point. The nuclear modification factors R AA and R CP are presented in detail as a function of centrality, p T and η. They show a distinct p T-dependence with a pronounced minimum at about 7 GeV. Above 60 GeV, R AA is consistent with a plateau at a centrality-dependent value, within the uncertainties. The value is 0.55 ± 0.01(stat.) ± 0.04(syst.) in the most central collisions. The R AA distribution is consistent with flat |η| dependence over the whole transverse momentum range in all centrality classes.
Authors:
 [1]
  1. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Marseille (France). Centre de Physique des Particules de Marseille (CPPM)
Publication Date:
Grant/Contract Number:
AC03-76SF00515; AC02-06CH11357; AC02-05CH11231; SC00112704; AC02-98CH10886; AC02-76CH00016; SC0012704; AC03-76SF00098
Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of High Energy Physics (Online)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Journal of High Energy Physics (Online); Journal Volume: 2015; Journal Issue: 9; Journal ID: ISSN 1029-8479
Publisher:
Springer Berlin
Research Org:
SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States); Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States); Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), Upton, NY (United States); Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
Contributing Orgs:
ATLAS Collaboration; The ATLAS collaboration
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; 73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS; QCD; heavy ions
OSTI Identifier:
1223296
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1222754; OSTI ID: 1222764; OSTI ID: 1223298; OSTI ID: 1224094; OSTI ID: 1407399