Effect of finite granularity of detector on anisotropy coefficients

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Abstract

The coefficients that describe the anisotropy in the azimuthal distribution of particles are lower when the particles are recorded in a detector with finite granularity and measures only hits. This arises due to loss of information because of multiple hits in any channel. The magnitude of this loss of signal depends both on the occupancy and on the value of the coefficient. These correction factors are obtained for analysis methods differing in detail, and they are found to be different.

Keywords

Anisotropy Event Plane Azimuthal Distribution Azimuthal Anisotropy Detector Geometry 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Raniwala
    • 1
  • M. Idzik
    • 2
  • R. Raniwala
    • 1
  • Y.P. Viyogi
    • 3
  1. 1.Physics DepartmentUniversity of RajasthanJaipurIndia
  2. 2.Faculty of Physics and Applied Computer ScienceAGH University of Science and TechnologyKrakowPoland
  3. 3.Variable Energy Cyclotron CentreKolkataIndia

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