Strange and identified particle production with ALICE at the LHC
INFN Sezione di Bari, via Orabona 4, 70126 Bari, Italy
a e-mail: Domenico.Elia@ba.infn.it
Published online: 29 May 2015
The ALICE experiment has measured the production of strange and identified charged particles in pp, p–Pb and Pb–Pb collisions at LHC energies. Light-flavour hadrons are identified in various momentum ranges by using specific energy loss, timeof-flight, Cherenkov radiation, as well as decay topology and invariant mass analysis for weakly-decaying strange particles.
In this contribution, the transverse momentum spectra at mid-rapidity and the corresponding yields measured in pp, p–Pb and Pb–Pb collisions for different multiplicity or centrality intervals are presented. The production of light-flavour hadrons in the three collision systems is compared and confronted with theoretical models.
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