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Title: The Tsallis distribution at the LHC: Phenomenology

An overview is presented of transverse momentum distributions of particles at the LHC using the Tsallis distribution. The use of a thermodynamically consistent form of this distribution leads to an excellent description of charged and identified particles. The values of the Tsallis parameter q are truly remarkably consistent.
Authors:
 [1]
  1. UCT-CERN Research Centre and Department of Physics, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch (South Africa)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22390494
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 1625; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: 36. Brazilian Workshop on Nuclear Physics, Sao Sebastiao, SP (Brazil), 1-5 Sep 2013; Other Information: (c) 2014 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; CERN LHC; COLLIDING BEAMS; PARTICLE IDENTIFICATION; PARTICLE INTERACTIONS; PARTICLE PRODUCTION; THERMODYNAMIC MODEL; TRANSVERSE MOMENTUM