Particle production sources in pPb and PbPb at the LHC
Institut für Theoretische Physik der Universität Heidelberg, Philosophenweg 16, D-69120 Heidelberg, Germany, EU
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Published online: 24 March 2015
Hadron production in relativistic heavy-ion collisions at LHC energies is investigated. After a brief consideration of stopping, particle production is accounted for in a nonequilibrium-statistical model with two fragmentation sources, and a central source that is mostly due to low-x gluon-gluon collisions. The particle content and energy dependence of the three sources is discussed for AuAu (RHIC) and PbPb (LHC). Results for asymmetric pPb collisions are compared with preliminary ALICE and ATLAS data.
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