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Heavy-quark production in p+ p and energy loss and flow of heavy quarks in Au+ Au collisions at sqrt [s_ {NN}]= 200 GeV

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Heavy-quark production in p+ p and energy loss and flow of heavy quarks in Au+ Au collisions at sqrt [s_ {NN}]= 200 GeV

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dc.contributor.author Fields, Douglas E
dc.contributor.author PHENIX Collaboration
dc.contributor.author Barnes, P. D.
dc.contributor.author Boissevain, J. G.
dc.contributor.author Brooks, M. L.
dc.contributor.author Burward-Hoy, J. M.
dc.contributor.author Butsyk, S.
dc.contributor.author Constantin, P.
dc.contributor.author Kunde, G. J.
dc.contributor.author Lee, D. M.
dc.contributor.author Leitch, M. J.
dc.contributor.author Liu, M. X.
dc.contributor.author McGaughey, P. L.
dc.contributor.author Moss, J. M.
dc.contributor.author Norman, B. E.
dc.contributor.author Palounek, A. P. T.
dc.contributor.author Purwar, A. K.
dc.contributor.author Sondheim, W. E.
dc.contributor.author Sullivan, J. P.
dc.contributor.author Van Hecke, H. W.
dc.contributor.author Bassalleck, B.
dc.contributor.author Haegemann, C.
dc.contributor.author Hobbs, R.
dc.contributor.author Malik, M. D.
dc.contributor.author Rak, J.
dc.contributor.author Thomas, T. L.
dc.contributor.author Younus, I.
dc.contributor.author Al-Bataineh, H.
dc.contributor.author Al-Jamel, A.
dc.contributor.author Armendariz, R.
dc.contributor.author Brown, D. S.
dc.contributor.author Kyle, G. S.
dc.contributor.author Papavassiliou, V.
dc.contributor.author Pate, S. F.
dc.contributor.author Stepanov, M.
dc.contributor.author Wang, X. R.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-05-14T23:18:06Z
dc.date.available 2012-05-14T23:18:06Z
dc.date.issued 2011-10-10
dc.identifier.citation Physical Review C, 84(4): 1-42 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1928/20562
dc.description http://prc.aps.org/pdf/PRC/v84/i4/e044905 en_US
dc.description.abstract Transverse momentum spectra of electrons (pTe) from semileptonic weak decays of heavy-flavor mesons in the range of 0.3<pTe<9.0 GeV/c have been measured at midrapidity (|y|<0.35) by the PHENIX experiment at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider in p+p and Au+Au collisions at √sNN=200 GeV. In addition, the azimuthal anisotropy parameter v2 has been measured for 0.3<pTe<5.0 GeV/c in Au+Au collisions. The substantial modification in the pTe spectra in Au+Au compared with p+p collisions as well as the nonzero v2 indicate substantial interactions and flow of heavy quarks in traversing the produced medium. Comparisons of these observables with detailed theoretical calculations can be used to identify the nature of these interactions and to quantify their extent. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship American Physical Society en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher American Physical Society en_US
dc.title Heavy-quark production in p+ p and energy loss and flow of heavy quarks in Au+ Au collisions at sqrt [s_ {NN}]= 200 GeV en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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