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Title: Direct virtual photon production in Au+Au collisions at s N N = 200   GeV

Here we report the direct virtual photon invariant yields in the transverse momentum ranges 1< pT <3GeV/c and 5ee < 0.28GeV/c 2 for 0–80% minimum-bias Au+Au collisions at $$\sqrt{s}$$$_ {NN}$$ = 200GeV. A clear excess in the invariant yield compared to the nuclear overlap function T AA scaled p+p reference is observed in the p T range 1T <3GeV/c. For p T >6GeV/c the production follows T AA scaling. In conclusion, model calculations with contributions from thermal radiation and initial hard parton scattering are consistent within uncertainties with the direct virtual photon invariant yield.
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Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
BNL-113838-2017-JA
Journal ID: ISSN 0370-2693; R&D Project: PO 004; KB0202012
Grant/Contract Number:
SC0012704; AC02-05CH11231
Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Physics Letters. Section B
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 770; Journal Issue: C; Journal ID: ISSN 0370-2693
Publisher:
Elsevier
Research Org:
Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States). Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC); Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States); Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory-National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Nuclear Physics (NP) (SC-26)
Contributing Orgs:
STAR Collaboration
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider; 74 ATOMIC AND MOLECULAR PHYSICS
OSTI Identifier:
1354835
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1376085; OSTI ID: 1408444

Adamczyk, L., Adkins, J. K., Agakishiev, G., Aggarwal, M. M., Ahammed, Z., Ajitanand, N. N., Alekseev, I., Anderson, D. M., Aoyama, R., Aparin, A., Arkhipkin, D., Aschenauer, E. C., Ashraf, M. U., Attri, A., Averichev, G. S., Bai, X., Bairathi, V., Behera, A., Bellwied, R., Bhasin, A., Bhati, A. K., Bhattarai, P., Bielcik, J., Bielcikova, J., Bland, L. C., Bordyuzhin, I. G., Bouchet, J., Brandenburg, J. D., Brandin, A. V., Brown, D., Bunzarov, I., Butterworth, J., Caines, H., Calderón de la Barca Sánchez, M., Campbell, J. M., Cebra, D., Chakaberia, I., Chaloupka, P., Chang, Z., Chankova-Bunzarova, N., Chatterjee, A., Chattopadhyay, S., Chen, X., Chen, X., Chen, J. H., Cheng, J., Cherney, M., Christie, W., Contin, G., Crawford, H. J., Das, S., De Silva, L. C., Debbe, R. R., Dedovich, T. G., Deng, J., Derevschikov, A. A., Didenko, L., Dilks, C., Dong, X., Drachenberg, J. L., Draper, J. E., Dunkelberger, L. E., Dunlop, J. C., Efimov, L. G., Elsey, N., Engelage, J., Eppley, G., Esha, R., Esumi, S., Evdokimov, O., Ewigleben, J., Eyser, O., Fatemi, R., Fazio, S., Federic, P., Federicova, P., Fedorisin, J., Feng, Z., Filip, P., Finch, E., Fisyak, Y., Flores, C. E., Fujita, J., Fulek, L., Gagliardi, C. A., Garand, D., Geurts, F., Gibson, A., Girard, M., Grosnick, D., Gunarathne, D. S., Guo, Y., Gupta, A., Gupta, S., Guryn, W., Hamad, A. I., Hamed, A., Harlenderova, A., Harris, J. W., He, L., Heppelmann, S., Heppelmann, S., Hirsch, A., Hoffmann, G. W., Horvat, S., Huang, B., Huang, T., Huang, H. Z., Huang, X., Humanic, T. J., Huo, P., Igo, G., Jacobs, W. W., Jentsch, A., Jia, J., Jiang, K., Jowzaee, S., Judd, E. G., Kabana, S., Kalinkin, D., Kang, K., Kauder, K., Ke, H. W., Keane, D., Kechechyan, A., Khan, Z., Kikoła, D. P., Kisel, I., Kisiel, A., Kochenda, L., Kocmanek, M., Kollegger, T., Kosarzewski, L. K., Kraishan, A. F., Kravtsov, P., Krueger, K., Kulathunga, N., Kumar, L., Kvapil, J., Kwasizur, J. H., Lacey, R., Landgraf, J. M., Landry, K. D., Lauret, J., Lebedev, A., Lednicky, R., Lee, J. H., Li, W., Li, X., Li, C., Li, Y., Lidrych, J., Lin, T., Lisa, M. A., Liu, Y., Liu, F., Liu, H., Liu, P., Ljubicic, T., Llope, W. J., Lomnitz, M., Longacre, R. S., Luo, S., Luo, X., Ma, G. L., Ma, Y. G., Ma, L., Ma, R., Magdy, N., Majka, R., Mallick, D., Margetis, S., Markert, C., Matis, H. S., Meehan, K., Mei, J. C., Miller, Z. W., Minaev, N. G., Mioduszewski, S., Mishra, D., Mizuno, S., Mohanty, B., Mondal, M. M., Morozov, D. A., Mustafa, M. K., Nasim, Md., Nayak, T. K., Nelson, J. M., Nie, M., Nigmatkulov, G., Niida, T., Nogach, L. V., Nonaka, T., Nurushev, S. B., Odyniec, G., Ogawa, A., Oh, K., Okorokov, V. A., Olvitt, D., Page, B. S., Pak, R., Pandit, Y., Panebratsev, Y., Pawlik, B., Pei, H., Perkins, C., Pile, P., Pluta, J., Poniatowska, K., Porter, J., Posik, M., Poskanzer, A. M., Pruthi, N. K., Przybycien, M., Putschke, J., Qiu, H., Quintero, A., Ramachandran, S., Ray, R. L., Reed, R., Rehbein, M. J., Ritter, H. G., Roberts, J. B., Rogachevskiy, O. V., Romero, J. L., Roth, J. D., Ruan, L., Rusnak, J., Rusnakova, O., Sahoo, N. R., Sahu, P. K., Salur, S., Sandweiss, J., Saur, M., Schambach, J., Schmah, A. M., Schmidke, W. B., Schmitz, N., Schweid, B. R., Seger, J., Sergeeva, M., Seyboth, P., Shah, N., Shahaliev, E., Shanmuganathan, P. V., Shao, M., Sharma, A., Sharma, M. K., Shen, W. Q., Shi, Z., Shi, S. S., Shou, Q. Y., Sichtermann, E. P., Sikora, R., Simko, M., Singha, S., Skoby, M. J., Smirnov, N., Smirnov, D., Solyst, W., Song, L., Sorensen, P., Spinka, H. M., Srivastava, B., Stanislaus, T. D. S., Strikhanov, M., Stringfellow, B., Sugiura, T., Sumbera, M., Summa, B., Sun, Y., Sun, X. M., Sun, X., Surrow, B., Svirida, D. N., Tang, A. H., Tang, Z., Taranenko, A., Tarnowsky, T., Tawfik, A., Thäder, J., Thomas, J. H., Timmins, A. R., Tlusty, D., Todoroki, T., Tokarev, M., Trentalange, S., Tribble, R. E., Tribedy, P., Tripathy, S. K., Trzeciak, B. A., Tsai, O. D., Ullrich, T., Underwood, D. G., Upsal, I., Van Buren, G., van Nieuwenhuizen, G., Vasiliev, A. N., Videbæk, F., Vokal, S., Voloshin, S. A., Vossen, A., Wang, G., Wang, Y., Wang, F., Wang, Y., Webb, J. C., Webb, G., Wen, L., Westfall, G. D., Wieman, H., Wissink, S. W., Witt, R., Wu, Y., Xiao, Z. G., Xie, W., Xie, G., Xu, J., Xu, N., Xu, Q. H., Xu, Y. F., Xu, Z., Yang, Y., Yang, Q., Yang, C., Yang, S., Ye, Z., Ye, Z., Yi, L., Yip, K., Yoo, I. -K., Yu, N., Zbroszczyk, H., Zha, W., Zhang, Z., Zhang, X. P., Zhang, J. B., Zhang, S., Zhang, J., Zhang, Y., Zhang, J., Zhang, S., Zhao, J., Zhong, C., Zhou, L., Zhou, C., Zhu, X., Zhu, Z., and Zyzak, M.. Direct virtual photon production in Au+Au collisions at sNN=200 GeV. United States: N. p., Web. doi:10.1016/j.physletb.2017.04.050.
Adamczyk, L., Adkins, J. K., Agakishiev, G., Aggarwal, M. M., Ahammed, Z., Ajitanand, N. N., Alekseev, I., Anderson, D. M., Aoyama, R., Aparin, A., Arkhipkin, D., Aschenauer, E. C., Ashraf, M. U., Attri, A., Averichev, G. S., Bai, X., Bairathi, V., Behera, A., Bellwied, R., Bhasin, A., Bhati, A. K., Bhattarai, P., Bielcik, J., Bielcikova, J., Bland, L. C., Bordyuzhin, I. G., Bouchet, J., Brandenburg, J. D., Brandin, A. V., Brown, D., Bunzarov, I., Butterworth, J., Caines, H., Calderón de la Barca Sánchez, M., Campbell, J. M., Cebra, D., Chakaberia, I., Chaloupka, P., Chang, Z., Chankova-Bunzarova, N., Chatterjee, A., Chattopadhyay, S., Chen, X., Chen, X., Chen, J. H., Cheng, J., Cherney, M., Christie, W., Contin, G., Crawford, H. J., Das, S., De Silva, L. C., Debbe, R. R., Dedovich, T. G., Deng, J., Derevschikov, A. A., Didenko, L., Dilks, C., Dong, X., Drachenberg, J. L., Draper, J. E., Dunkelberger, L. E., Dunlop, J. C., Efimov, L. G., Elsey, N., Engelage, J., Eppley, G., Esha, R., Esumi, S., Evdokimov, O., Ewigleben, J., Eyser, O., Fatemi, R., Fazio, S., Federic, P., Federicova, P., Fedorisin, J., Feng, Z., Filip, P., Finch, E., Fisyak, Y., Flores, C. E., Fujita, J., Fulek, L., Gagliardi, C. A., Garand, D., Geurts, F., Gibson, A., Girard, M., Grosnick, D., Gunarathne, D. S., Guo, Y., Gupta, A., Gupta, S., Guryn, W., Hamad, A. I., Hamed, A., Harlenderova, A., Harris, J. W., He, L., Heppelmann, S., Heppelmann, S., Hirsch, A., Hoffmann, G. W., Horvat, S., Huang, B., Huang, T., Huang, H. Z., Huang, X., Humanic, T. J., Huo, P., Igo, G., Jacobs, W. W., Jentsch, A., Jia, J., Jiang, K., Jowzaee, S., Judd, E. G., Kabana, S., Kalinkin, D., Kang, K., Kauder, K., Ke, H. W., Keane, D., Kechechyan, A., Khan, Z., Kikoła, D. P., Kisel, I., Kisiel, A., Kochenda, L., Kocmanek, M., Kollegger, T., Kosarzewski, L. K., Kraishan, A. F., Kravtsov, P., Krueger, K., Kulathunga, N., Kumar, L., Kvapil, J., Kwasizur, J. H., Lacey, R., Landgraf, J. M., Landry, K. D., Lauret, J., Lebedev, A., Lednicky, R., Lee, J. H., Li, W., Li, X., Li, C., Li, Y., Lidrych, J., Lin, T., Lisa, M. A., Liu, Y., Liu, F., Liu, H., Liu, P., Ljubicic, T., Llope, W. J., Lomnitz, M., Longacre, R. S., Luo, S., Luo, X., Ma, G. L., Ma, Y. G., Ma, L., Ma, R., Magdy, N., Majka, R., Mallick, D., Margetis, S., Markert, C., Matis, H. S., Meehan, K., Mei, J. C., Miller, Z. W., Minaev, N. G., Mioduszewski, S., Mishra, D., Mizuno, S., Mohanty, B., Mondal, M. M., Morozov, D. A., Mustafa, M. K., Nasim, Md., Nayak, T. K., Nelson, J. M., Nie, M., Nigmatkulov, G., Niida, T., Nogach, L. V., Nonaka, T., Nurushev, S. B., Odyniec, G., Ogawa, A., Oh, K., Okorokov, V. A., Olvitt, D., Page, B. S., Pak, R., Pandit, Y., Panebratsev, Y., Pawlik, B., Pei, H., Perkins, C., Pile, P., Pluta, J., Poniatowska, K., Porter, J., Posik, M., Poskanzer, A. M., Pruthi, N. K., Przybycien, M., Putschke, J., Qiu, H., Quintero, A., Ramachandran, S., Ray, R. L., Reed, R., Rehbein, M. J., Ritter, H. G., Roberts, J. B., Rogachevskiy, O. V., Romero, J. L., Roth, J. D., Ruan, L., Rusnak, J., Rusnakova, O., Sahoo, N. R., Sahu, P. K., Salur, S., Sandweiss, J., Saur, M., Schambach, J., Schmah, A. M., Schmidke, W. B., Schmitz, N., Schweid, B. R., Seger, J., Sergeeva, M., Seyboth, P., Shah, N., Shahaliev, E., Shanmuganathan, P. V., Shao, M., Sharma, A., Sharma, M. K., Shen, W. Q., Shi, Z., Shi, S. S., Shou, Q. Y., Sichtermann, E. P., Sikora, R., Simko, M., Singha, S., Skoby, M. J., Smirnov, N., Smirnov, D., Solyst, W., Song, L., Sorensen, P., Spinka, H. M., Srivastava, B., Stanislaus, T. D. S., Strikhanov, M., Stringfellow, B., Sugiura, T., Sumbera, M., Summa, B., Sun, Y., Sun, X. M., Sun, X., Surrow, B., Svirida, D. N., Tang, A. H., Tang, Z., Taranenko, A., Tarnowsky, T., Tawfik, A., Thäder, J., Thomas, J. H., Timmins, A. R., Tlusty, D., Todoroki, T., Tokarev, M., Trentalange, S., Tribble, R. E., Tribedy, P., Tripathy, S. K., Trzeciak, B. A., Tsai, O. D., Ullrich, T., Underwood, D. G., Upsal, I., Van Buren, G., van Nieuwenhuizen, G., Vasiliev, A. N., Videbæk, F., Vokal, S., Voloshin, S. A., Vossen, A., Wang, G., Wang, Y., Wang, F., Wang, Y., Webb, J. C., Webb, G., Wen, L., Westfall, G. D., Wieman, H., Wissink, S. W., Witt, R., Wu, Y., Xiao, Z. G., Xie, W., Xie, G., Xu, J., Xu, N., Xu, Q. H., Xu, Y. F., Xu, Z., Yang, Y., Yang, Q., Yang, C., Yang, S., Ye, Z., Ye, Z., Yi, L., Yip, K., Yoo, I. -K., Yu, N., Zbroszczyk, H., Zha, W., Zhang, Z., Zhang, X. P., Zhang, J. B., Zhang, S., Zhang, J., Zhang, Y., Zhang, J., Zhang, S., Zhao, J., Zhong, C., Zhou, L., Zhou, C., Zhu, X., Zhu, Z., & Zyzak, M.. Direct virtual photon production in Au+Au collisions at sNN=200 GeV. United States. doi:10.1016/j.physletb.2017.04.050.
Adamczyk, L., Adkins, J. K., Agakishiev, G., Aggarwal, M. M., Ahammed, Z., Ajitanand, N. N., Alekseev, I., Anderson, D. M., Aoyama, R., Aparin, A., Arkhipkin, D., Aschenauer, E. C., Ashraf, M. U., Attri, A., Averichev, G. S., Bai, X., Bairathi, V., Behera, A., Bellwied, R., Bhasin, A., Bhati, A. K., Bhattarai, P., Bielcik, J., Bielcikova, J., Bland, L. C., Bordyuzhin, I. G., Bouchet, J., Brandenburg, J. D., Brandin, A. V., Brown, D., Bunzarov, I., Butterworth, J., Caines, H., Calderón de la Barca Sánchez, M., Campbell, J. M., Cebra, D., Chakaberia, I., Chaloupka, P., Chang, Z., Chankova-Bunzarova, N., Chatterjee, A., Chattopadhyay, S., Chen, X., Chen, X., Chen, J. H., Cheng, J., Cherney, M., Christie, W., Contin, G., Crawford, H. J., Das, S., De Silva, L. C., Debbe, R. R., Dedovich, T. G., Deng, J., Derevschikov, A. A., Didenko, L., Dilks, C., Dong, X., Drachenberg, J. L., Draper, J. E., Dunkelberger, L. E., Dunlop, J. C., Efimov, L. G., Elsey, N., Engelage, J., Eppley, G., Esha, R., Esumi, S., Evdokimov, O., Ewigleben, J., Eyser, O., Fatemi, R., Fazio, S., Federic, P., Federicova, P., Fedorisin, J., Feng, Z., Filip, P., Finch, E., Fisyak, Y., Flores, C. E., Fujita, J., Fulek, L., Gagliardi, C. A., Garand, D., Geurts, F., Gibson, A., Girard, M., Grosnick, D., Gunarathne, D. S., Guo, Y., Gupta, A., Gupta, S., Guryn, W., Hamad, A. I., Hamed, A., Harlenderova, A., Harris, J. W., He, L., Heppelmann, S., Heppelmann, S., Hirsch, A., Hoffmann, G. W., Horvat, S., Huang, B., Huang, T., Huang, H. Z., Huang, X., Humanic, T. J., Huo, P., Igo, G., Jacobs, W. W., Jentsch, A., Jia, J., Jiang, K., Jowzaee, S., Judd, E. G., Kabana, S., Kalinkin, D., Kang, K., Kauder, K., Ke, H. W., Keane, D., Kechechyan, A., Khan, Z., Kikoła, D. P., Kisel, I., Kisiel, A., Kochenda, L., Kocmanek, M., Kollegger, T., Kosarzewski, L. K., Kraishan, A. F., Kravtsov, P., Krueger, K., Kulathunga, N., Kumar, L., Kvapil, J., Kwasizur, J. H., Lacey, R., Landgraf, J. M., Landry, K. D., Lauret, J., Lebedev, A., Lednicky, R., Lee, J. H., Li, W., Li, X., Li, C., Li, Y., Lidrych, J., Lin, T., Lisa, M. A., Liu, Y., Liu, F., Liu, H., Liu, P., Ljubicic, T., Llope, W. J., Lomnitz, M., Longacre, R. S., Luo, S., Luo, X., Ma, G. L., Ma, Y. G., Ma, L., Ma, R., Magdy, N., Majka, R., Mallick, D., Margetis, S., Markert, C., Matis, H. S., Meehan, K., Mei, J. C., Miller, Z. W., Minaev, N. G., Mioduszewski, S., Mishra, D., Mizuno, S., Mohanty, B., Mondal, M. M., Morozov, D. A., Mustafa, M. K., Nasim, Md., Nayak, T. K., Nelson, J. M., Nie, M., Nigmatkulov, G., Niida, T., Nogach, L. V., Nonaka, T., Nurushev, S. B., Odyniec, G., Ogawa, A., Oh, K., Okorokov, V. A., Olvitt, D., Page, B. S., Pak, R., Pandit, Y., Panebratsev, Y., Pawlik, B., Pei, H., Perkins, C., Pile, P., Pluta, J., Poniatowska, K., Porter, J., Posik, M., Poskanzer, A. M., Pruthi, N. K., Przybycien, M., Putschke, J., Qiu, H., Quintero, A., Ramachandran, S., Ray, R. L., Reed, R., Rehbein, M. J., Ritter, H. G., Roberts, J. B., Rogachevskiy, O. V., Romero, J. L., Roth, J. D., Ruan, L., Rusnak, J., Rusnakova, O., Sahoo, N. R., Sahu, P. K., Salur, S., Sandweiss, J., Saur, M., Schambach, J., Schmah, A. M., Schmidke, W. B., Schmitz, N., Schweid, B. R., Seger, J., Sergeeva, M., Seyboth, P., Shah, N., Shahaliev, E., Shanmuganathan, P. V., Shao, M., Sharma, A., Sharma, M. K., Shen, W. Q., Shi, Z., Shi, S. S., Shou, Q. Y., Sichtermann, E. P., Sikora, R., Simko, M., Singha, S., Skoby, M. J., Smirnov, N., Smirnov, D., Solyst, W., Song, L., Sorensen, P., Spinka, H. M., Srivastava, B., Stanislaus, T. D. S., Strikhanov, M., Stringfellow, B., Sugiura, T., Sumbera, M., Summa, B., Sun, Y., Sun, X. M., Sun, X., Surrow, B., Svirida, D. N., Tang, A. H., Tang, Z., Taranenko, A., Tarnowsky, T., Tawfik, A., Thäder, J., Thomas, J. H., Timmins, A. R., Tlusty, D., Todoroki, T., Tokarev, M., Trentalange, S., Tribble, R. E., Tribedy, P., Tripathy, S. K., Trzeciak, B. A., Tsai, O. D., Ullrich, T., Underwood, D. G., Upsal, I., Van Buren, G., van Nieuwenhuizen, G., Vasiliev, A. N., Videbæk, F., Vokal, S., Voloshin, S. A., Vossen, A., Wang, G., Wang, Y., Wang, F., Wang, Y., Webb, J. C., Webb, G., Wen, L., Westfall, G. D., Wieman, H., Wissink, S. W., Witt, R., Wu, Y., Xiao, Z. G., Xie, W., Xie, G., Xu, J., Xu, N., Xu, Q. H., Xu, Y. F., Xu, Z., Yang, Y., Yang, Q., Yang, C., Yang, S., Ye, Z., Ye, Z., Yi, L., Yip, K., Yoo, I. -K., Yu, N., Zbroszczyk, H., Zha, W., Zhang, Z., Zhang, X. P., Zhang, J. B., Zhang, S., Zhang, J., Zhang, Y., Zhang, J., Zhang, S., Zhao, J., Zhong, C., Zhou, L., Zhou, C., Zhu, X., Zhu, Z., and Zyzak, M.. 2017. "Direct virtual photon production in Au+Au collisions at sNN=200 GeV". United States. doi:10.1016/j.physletb.2017.04.050.
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title = {Direct virtual photon production in Au+Au collisions at sNN=200 GeV},
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abstractNote = {Here we report the direct virtual photon invariant yields in the transverse momentum ranges 1< pT <3GeV/c and 5ee < 0.28GeV/c2 for 0–80% minimum-bias Au+Au collisions at $\sqrt{s}$$_ {NN}$ = 200GeV. A clear excess in the invariant yield compared to the nuclear overlap function TAA scaled p+p reference is observed in the pT range 1T <3GeV/c. For pT >6GeV/c the production follows TAA scaling. In conclusion, model calculations with contributions from thermal radiation and initial hard parton scattering are consistent within uncertainties with the direct virtual photon invariant yield.},
doi = {10.1016/j.physletb.2017.04.050},
journal = {Physics Letters. Section B},
number = C,
volume = 770,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {4}
}