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Title: First fragmentation function measurements from full jet reconstruction in heavy-ion collisions at $$\sqrt{s_{\mathrm{NN}}}=200$$ GeV by STAR

Abstract

Measurements of inclusive hadron suppression and di-hadron azimuthal correlations in ultra-relativistic nuclear collisions at RHIC have provided important insights into jet quenching in hot QCD matter, but are limited in their sensitivity due to well-known biases. Full jet reconstruction in heavy-ion collisions would conceptually provide a direct measurement of the energy of the scattered parton before energy loss, alleviating such biases and allowing a measurement of the energy loss probability distribution in a model-independent way from hard probes. In these proceedings we utilize recent progress in the reconstruction of jets in the heavy ion environment and present the first measurement of the fragmentation function from fully reconstructed jets in heavy ion collisions. The fragmentation function measured in central Au+Au collisions at $$\sqrt{s_{\mathrm{NN}}}=200$$ GeV will be presented and discussed with respect to p+p reference measurements.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Yale Univ., New Haven, CT (United States). Dept. of Physics
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1511309
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
European Physical Journal. C, Particles and Fields
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 61; Journal Issue: 4; Journal ID: ISSN 1434-6044
Publisher:
Springer
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS

Citation Formats

Putschke, Jörn. First fragmentation function measurements from full jet reconstruction in heavy-ion collisions at $\sqrt{s_{\mathrm{NN}}}=200$ GeV by STAR. United States: N. p., 2009. Web. doi:10.1140/epjc/s10052-009-0904-7.
Putschke, Jörn. First fragmentation function measurements from full jet reconstruction in heavy-ion collisions at $\sqrt{s_{\mathrm{NN}}}=200$ GeV by STAR. United States. doi:10.1140/epjc/s10052-009-0904-7.
Putschke, Jörn. Sat . "First fragmentation function measurements from full jet reconstruction in heavy-ion collisions at $\sqrt{s_{\mathrm{NN}}}=200$ GeV by STAR". United States. doi:10.1140/epjc/s10052-009-0904-7. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1511309.
@article{osti_1511309,
title = {First fragmentation function measurements from full jet reconstruction in heavy-ion collisions at $\sqrt{s_{\mathrm{NN}}}=200$ GeV by STAR},
author = {Putschke, Jörn},
abstractNote = {Measurements of inclusive hadron suppression and di-hadron azimuthal correlations in ultra-relativistic nuclear collisions at RHIC have provided important insights into jet quenching in hot QCD matter, but are limited in their sensitivity due to well-known biases. Full jet reconstruction in heavy-ion collisions would conceptually provide a direct measurement of the energy of the scattered parton before energy loss, alleviating such biases and allowing a measurement of the energy loss probability distribution in a model-independent way from hard probes. In these proceedings we utilize recent progress in the reconstruction of jets in the heavy ion environment and present the first measurement of the fragmentation function from fully reconstructed jets in heavy ion collisions. The fragmentation function measured in central Au+Au collisions at $\sqrt{s_{\mathrm{NN}}}=200$ GeV will be presented and discussed with respect to p+p reference measurements.},
doi = {10.1140/epjc/s10052-009-0904-7},
journal = {European Physical Journal. C, Particles and Fields},
number = 4,
volume = 61,
place = {United States},
year = {2009},
month = {2}
}

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