Texas A&M University in the JET Collaboration - Final Report
This final report summarizes the work done by PIs at Texas A&M University within the JET Topical Collaboration. The main focus of the group at Texas A&M has been the development and implementation of a hadronization model suitable to calculate hadronization of jet showers in heavy ion collisions event by event. The group successfully developed a hybrid model of parton recombination and remnant string fragmentation including recombination with thermal partons. A code realizing this model was developed and shared with other JET members. In addition, the group at Texas A&M worked on both open and hidden heavy flavor probes. In particular, they developed a description of heavy flavor hadronization based on recombination, and consistent with in-medium scattering rates of heavy quarks, and suggested the Ds meson as a precise probe of the hadronization mechanism. Another noteworthy focus of their work was electromagnetic probes, in particular, dileptons and photons from interactions of jets with the medium. In the soft sector the group has made several contributions to modern topics, e.g. the splitting of elliptic flow between isospin partners and the role of the initial strong gluon fields.
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- Resource Type:
- Technical Report
- Research Org:
- Texas A & M Univ., College Station, TX (United States)
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- USDOE Office of Science (SC), Nuclear Physics (NP) (SC-26)
- Country of Publication:
- United States
- 72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; RESEARCH PROGRAMS; D S MESONS; TEXAS; FLAVOR MODEL; JETS; T QUARKS; B QUARKS; C QUARKS; GLUONS; HEAVY ION REACTIONS; PHOTONS; PROBES; RECOMBINATION; FRAGMENTATION; STRING MODELS; INTERACTIONS; SCATTERING; SHOWERS; LEPTONS; PROGRAMMING
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