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Title: Centrality and rapidity dependence of inclusive jet production in √SNN = 5.02 TeV proton–lead collisions with the ATLAS detector

Measurements of the centrality and rapidity dependence of inclusive jet production in √sNN=5.02 TeV proton–lead (p + Pb) collisions and the jet cross-section in √s=2.76 TeV proton–proton collisions are presented. These quantities are measured in datasets corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 27.8nb-1 and 4.0 pb-1, respectively, recorded with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider in2013. The p + Pb collision centrality was characterised using the total transverse energy measured in the pseudorapidity interval -4.9 < η < -3.2 in the direction of the lead beam. Results are presented for the double-differential per-collision yields as a function of jet rapidity and transverse momentum (pT) for minimum-bias and centrality-selected p + Pb collisions, and are compared to the jet rate from the geometric expectation. The total jet yield in minimum-bias events is slightly enhanced above the expectation in a pT-dependent manner but is consistent with the expectation within uncertainties. The ratios of jet spectra from different centrality selections show a strong modification of jet production at all pT at forward rapidities and for large pT at mid-rapidity, which manifests as a suppression of the jet yield in central events and an enhancement in peripheral events. These effects imply thatmore » the factorisation between hard and soft processes is violated at an unexpected level in proton–nucleus collisions. The modifications at forward rapidities are found to be a function of the total jet energy only, implying that the violations may have a simple dependence on the hard parton–parton kinematics.« less
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  1. Univ. of Aix-Marselle (France)
  2. Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK (United States)
  3. Academia Sinica, Taipei (Taiwan)
  4. Univ. of Paris-Sud, Orsay (France). et al.
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Report Number(s):
Journal ID: ISSN 0370-2693; PII: S037026931500533X
Grant/Contract Number:
SC00112704; AC02-06CH11357; AC02-05CH11231; AC02-76CH03000; AC03-76SF00515
Published Article
Journal Name:
Physics Letters. Section B
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 748; Journal Issue: C; Journal ID: ISSN 0370-2693
Research Org:
Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), Upton, NY (United States); Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States) (United States); Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States); SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States); Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Contributing Orgs:
ATLAS Collaboration
Country of Publication:
United States