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Title: (Multi-)strange hadron and light (anti-)nuclei production with ALICE at the LHC

Thanks to its excellent tracking performance and particle identification capabilities, the ALICE detector allows for the identification of light (anti-)(hyper)nuclei and for the measurement of (multi-)strange particles over a wide range of transverse momentum. Deuterons, {sup 3}He and {sup 4}He and their corresponding anti-nuclei are identified via their specific energy loss in the Time Projection Chamber and the velocity measurement provided by the Time-Of-Flight detector. Strange and multi-strange baryons and mesons as well as (anti-)hypertritons are reconstructed via their topological decays. Detailed measurements of (multi-)strange hadron production in pp, p–Pb and Pb–Pb collision and of light (anti-)nuclei and (anti-)hypertritons in Pb–Pb collisions with ALICE at the LHC are presented. The experimental results will be compared with the predictions of both statistical hadronization and coalescence models.
Authors:
 [1]
  1. Dipartimento di Fisica dell’Universita and Sezione INFN, Trieste (Italy)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22499086
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 1701; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: 11. conference on quark confinement and hadron spectrum, Saint Petersburg (Russian Federation), 8-12 Sep 2014; Other Information: (c) 2016 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS; ALICE DETECTOR; ATOM-ATOM COLLISIONS; CERN LHC; COMPARATIVE EVALUATIONS; DEUTERONS; ENERGY LOSSES; HELIUM 3; HELIUM 4; HYPERONS; ION-ATOM COLLISIONS; LEAD; PARTICLE IDENTIFICATION; PARTICLE PRODUCTION; TIME PROJECTION CHAMBERS; TIME-OF-FLIGHT METHOD; TOPOLOGY; TRANSVERSE MOMENTUM