\(\mathrm{D}^0\) Production in p–Pb Collisions

  • Andrea FestantiEmail author
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In this chapter the results obtained from the analysis of the \(\mathrm D^0\) meson production in p–Pb collisions at \(\sqrt{s_\mathrm{NN}}=5.02\) TeV are presented. The measured production cross sections for prompt \(\mathrm D^0\) mesons, as well as for prompt D\(^+\), D\(^{*+}\) and D\(_\mathrm{s}^{+}\) mesons are presented in Sect. 8.1 as a function of \(p_\mathrm{T}\) and rapidity. The nuclear modification factor \(R_\mathrm{pPb}\) results are given in Sect. 8.2. In this section the average D meson \(R_\mathrm{pPb}\) is also compared to theoretical calculations and to the D meson \(R_\mathrm{AA}\) measured in central and semiperipheral Pb–Pb collisions at \(\sqrt{s_\mathrm{NN}}=2.76\) TeV. The two last sections are devoted to the study of the multiplicity dependence of the \(\mathrm D^0\) production in p–Pb collisions: in Sect. 8.3 the \(Q_\mathrm{pPb}\) as a function of event activity results are presented, and in Sect. 8.4 the measured relative yields as a function of relative charged-particle multiplicity are given.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Physics, INFN-Sezione di PadovaUniversità degli Studi di PadovaPaduaItaly

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