Gluon emission of heavy quarks: Dead cone effect

  • R. Thomas
  • B. Kämpfer
  • G. Soff
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Abstract

The lowest-order induced soft gluon radiation processes of heavy quarks have been analysed to quantify the dead cone effect. This effect is most likely expected to suppress significantly the energy loss of charm quarks passing an amorphous color-neutral deconfined medium, as has been concluded from recent experiments at RHIC.

Keywords

induced gluon radiation energy loss dead cone 

PACS

25.75.-q 11.10.Wx 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Thomas
    • 1
  • B. Kämpfer
    • 1
  • G. Soff
    • 2
  1. 1.Forschungszentrum RossendorfDresdenGermany
  2. 2.Institut für Theoretische PhysikTU DresdenDresdenGermany

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