Measurement of jet fragmentation in Pb+Pb and $pp$ collisions at $\sqrt{s_\mathrm{NN}} = 2.76$ TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aaboud, Morad ; Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; et al.
No Journal Information, 2017.
Inspire Record 1511869 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.77789

The distributions of transverse momentum and longitudinal momentum fraction of charged particles in jets are measured in Pb+Pb and pp collisions with the ATLAS detector at the LHC. The distributions are measured as a function of jet transverse momentum and rapidity. The analysis utilises an integrated luminosity of 0.14 nb$^{-1}$ of Pb+Pb data and 4.0 pb$^{-1}$ of pp data collected in 2011 and 2013, respectively, at the same centre-of-mass energy of 2.76 TeV per colliding nucleon pair. The distributions measured in pp collisions are used as a reference for those measured in Pb+Pb collisions in order to evaluate the impact on the internal structure of jets from the jet energy loss of fast partons propagating through the hot, dense medium created in heavy-ion collisions. Modest but significant centrality-dependent modifications of fragmentation functions in Pb+Pb collisions with respect to those in pp collisions are seen. No significant dependence of modifications on jet $p_{\mathrm{T}}$ and rapidity selections is observed except for the fragments with the highest transverse momenta for which some reduction of yields is observed for more forward jets.

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D(pt) distributions for pp and Pb+Pb collisions, jet rapidity |y| < 2.1.

D(pt) distributions for pp and Pb+Pb collisions, jet rapidity |y| < 0.3.

D(pt) distributions for pp and Pb+Pb collisions, jet rapidity 0.3 < |y| < 0.8.

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Mean value of the sum of the transverse energy in -4.9 < eta < -3.2 in pp collisions, <SumET>. Reported as a function of dijet pT^avg, shown here for -0.8 < eta^dijet < -0.3.

Mean value of the sum of the transverse energy in -4.9 < eta < -3.2 in pp collisions, <SumET>. Reported as a function of dijet pT^avg, shown here for -1.2 < eta^dijet < -0.8.

Mean value of the sum of the transverse energy in -4.9 < eta < -3.2 in pp collisions, <SumET>. Reported as a function of dijet pT^avg, shown here for -2.1 < eta^dijet < -1.2.

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Measurement of the correlation between flow harmonics of different order in lead-lead collisions at $\sqrt{s_{NN}}$=2.76 TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Phys.Rev. C92 (2015) 034903, 2015.
Inspire Record 1357991 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.68950
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$v_{2}$ data for various $q_2$ bins, Centrality 0-5%.

$v_{3}$ data for various $q_2$ bins, Centrality 0-5%.

$v_{4}$ data for various $q_2$ bins, Centrality 0-5%.

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Measurements of the Nuclear Modification Factor for Jets in Pb+Pb Collisions at $\sqrt{s_{\mathrm{NN}}}=2.76$ TeV with the ATLAS Detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Phys.Rev.Lett. 114 (2015) 072302, 2015.
Inspire Record 1326911 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.66021

<p>Measurements of inclusive jet production are performed in <inline-formula><mml:math display="inline"><mml:mi>p</mml:mi><mml:mi>p</mml:mi></mml:math></inline-formula> and <inline-formula><mml:math display="inline"><mml:mi>Pb</mml:mi><mml:mo>+</mml:mo><mml:mi>Pb</mml:mi></mml:math></inline-formula> collisions at <inline-formula><mml:math display="inline"><mml:msqrt><mml:msub><mml:mi>s</mml:mi><mml:mi>NN</mml:mi></mml:msub></mml:msqrt><mml:mo>=</mml:mo><mml:mn>2.76</mml:mn><mml:mtext> </mml:mtext><mml:mtext> </mml:mtext><mml:mi>TeV</mml:mi></mml:math></inline-formula> with the ATLAS detector at the LHC, corresponding to integrated luminosities of 4.0 and <inline-formula><mml:math display="inline"><mml:mrow><mml:mn>0.14</mml:mn><mml:mtext> </mml:mtext><mml:mtext> </mml:mtext><mml:msup><mml:mrow><mml:mi>nb</mml:mi></mml:mrow><mml:mrow><mml:mo>-</mml:mo><mml:mn>1</mml:mn></mml:mrow></mml:msup></mml:mrow></mml:math></inline-formula>, respectively. The jets are identified with the anti-<inline-formula><mml:math display="inline"><mml:msub><mml:mi>k</mml:mi><mml:mi>t</mml:mi></mml:msub></mml:math></inline-formula> algorithm with <inline-formula><mml:math display="inline"><mml:mi>R</mml:mi><mml:mo>=</mml:mo><mml:mn>0.4</mml:mn></mml:math></inline-formula>, and the spectra are measured over the kinematic range of jet transverse momentum <inline-formula><mml:math display="inline"><mml:mn>32</mml:mn><mml:mo>&lt;</mml:mo><mml:msub><mml:mi>p</mml:mi><mml:mi mathvariant="normal">T</mml:mi></mml:msub><mml:mo>&lt;</mml:mo><mml:mn>500</mml:mn><mml:mtext> </mml:mtext><mml:mtext> </mml:mtext><mml:mi>GeV</mml:mi></mml:math></inline-formula> and absolute rapidity <inline-formula><mml:math display="inline"><mml:mo stretchy="false">|</mml:mo><mml:mi>y</mml:mi><mml:mo stretchy="false">|</mml:mo><mml:mo>&lt;</mml:mo><mml:mn>2.1</mml:mn></mml:math></inline-formula> and as a function of collision centrality. The nuclear modification factor <inline-formula><mml:math display="inline"><mml:msub><mml:mi>R</mml:mi><mml:mi>AA</mml:mi></mml:msub></mml:math></inline-formula> is evaluated, and jets are found to be suppressed by approximately a factor of 2 in central collisions compared to <inline-formula><mml:math display="inline"><mml:mi>p</mml:mi><mml:mi>p</mml:mi></mml:math></inline-formula> collisions. The <inline-formula><mml:math display="inline"><mml:msub><mml:mi>R</mml:mi><mml:mi>AA</mml:mi></mml:msub></mml:math></inline-formula> shows a slight increase with <inline-formula><mml:math display="inline"><mml:mrow><mml:msub><mml:mrow><mml:mi>p</mml:mi></mml:mrow><mml:mrow><mml:mi mathvariant="italic">T</mml:mi></mml:mrow></mml:msub></mml:mrow></mml:math></inline-formula> and no significant variation with rapidity.</p>

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The $\langle T_{\mathrm{AA}} \rangle $ and $\langle N_{\mathrm{part}} \rangle$ values and their uncertainties in each centrality bin.

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Ratio of W+ and W- candidates in $W\rightarrow \ell \nu_{\ell}$ as a function of the mean number of participants $N_{part}$.

$W^\pm$ boson production yield per binary collision as a function of the mean number of participants $N_{part}$.

Differential production yield per binary collision for $W^{+}$ bosons as a function of $|\eta_\ell|$.

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Measurement of flow harmonics with multi-particle cumulants in Pb+Pb collisions at $\sqrt{s_{\mathrm {NN}}}=2.76$  TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C74 (2014) 3157, 2014.
Inspire Record 1311487 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.65771

ATLAS measurements of the azimuthal anisotropy in lead–lead collisions at $\sqrt{s_{\mathrm {NN}}}=2.76$  TeV are shown using a dataset of approximately 7  $\upmu $ b$^{-1}$ collected at the LHC in 2010. The measurements are performed for charged particles with transverse momenta $0.5<p_{\mathrm {T}}<20$  GeV and in the pseudorapidity range $|\eta |<2.5$ . The anisotropy is characterized by the Fourier coefficients, $\mathrm {v}_n$ , of the charged-particle azimuthal angle distribution for $n = 2$ –4. The Fourier coefficients are evaluated using multi-particle cumulants calculated with the generating function method. Results on the transverse momentum, pseudorapidity and centrality dependence of the $\mathrm {v}_n$ coefficients are presented. The elliptic flow, $\mathrm {v}_2$ , is obtained from the two-, four-, six- and eight-particle cumulants while higher-order coefficients, $\mathrm {v}_3$ and $\mathrm {v}_4$ , are determined with two- and four-particle cumulants. Flow harmonics $\mathrm {v}_n$ measured with four-particle cumulants are significantly reduced compared to the measurement involving two-particle cumulants. A comparison to $\mathrm {v}_n$ measurements obtained using different analysis methods and previously reported by the LHC experiments is also shown. Results of measurements of flow fluctuations evaluated with multi-particle cumulants are shown as a function of transverse momentum and the collision centrality. Models of the initial spatial geometry and its fluctuations fail to describe the flow fluctuations measurements.

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The second flow harmonic measured with the two-particle cumulants as a function of transverse momentum in centrality bin 0-2%.

The second flow harmonic measured with the two-particle cumulants as a function of transverse momentum in centrality bin 2-5%.

The second flow harmonic measured with the two-particle cumulants as a function of transverse momentum in centrality bin 5-10%.

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Measurement of inclusive jet charged-particle fragmentation functions in Pb+Pb collisions at $\sqrt{s_{NN}}=2.76 TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Phys.Lett. B739 (2014) 320-342, 2014.
Inspire Record 1300152 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.64272

Measurements of charged-particle fragmentation functions of jets produced in ultra-relativistic nuclear collisions can provide insight into the modification of parton showers in the hot, dense medium created in the collisions. ATLAS has measured jets in sNN=2.76 TeV Pb+Pb collisions at the LHC using a data set recorded in 2011 with an integrated luminosity of 0.14 nb −1 . Jets were reconstructed using the anti- kt algorithm with distance parameter values R=0.2,0.3,and 0.4 . Distributions of charged-particle transverse momentum and longitudinal momentum fraction are reported for seven bins in collision centrality for R=0.4 jets with pTjet>100 GeV . Commensurate minimum pT values are used for the other radii. Ratios of fragment distributions in each centrality bin to those measured in the most peripheral bin are presented. These ratios show a reduction of fragment yield in central collisions relative to peripheral collisions at intermediate z values, 0.04≲z≲0.2 , and an enhancement in fragment yield for z≲0.04 . A smaller, less significant enhancement is observed at large z and large pT in central collisions.

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Differences of D(Z) distributions in different centralities with respect to peripheral events for R = 0.3 jets. The errors represent combined statistical and systematic uncertainties.

Differences of D(Z) distributions in different centralities with respect to peripheral events for R = 0.2 jets. The errors represent combined statistical and systematic uncertainties.

D(z) distribution for R=0.4 jets.

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Measurement of the centrality and pseudorapidity dependence of the integrated elliptic flow in lead-lead collisions at $\sqrt{s_{\mathrm {NN}}}=2.76$ TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C74 (2014) 2982, 2014.
Inspire Record 1296260 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.66180

The integrated elliptic flow of charged particles produced in Pb+Pb collisions at sqrt(s_NN)=2.76 TeV has been measured with the ATLAS detector using data collected at the Large Hadron Collider. The anisotropy parameter, v_2, was measured in the pseudorapidity range |eta| <= 2.5 with the event-plane method. In order to include tracks with very low transverse momentum pT, thus reducing the uncertainty in v_2 integrated over pT, a 1 mu b-1 data sample without a magnetic field in the tracking detectors is used. The centrality dependence of the integrated v_2 is compared to other measurements obtained with higher pT thresholds. A weak pseudorapidity dependence of the integrated elliptic flow is observed for central collisions, and a small decrease when moving away from mid-rapidity is observed only in peripheral collisions. The integrated v2 transformed to the rest frame of one of the colliding nuclei is compared to the lower-energy RHIC data.

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Monte Carlo evaluation of the tracklet reconstruction efficiency as a function of pseudorapidity for the 0-10% centraliry interval.

Monte Carlo evaluation of the tracklet reconstruction efficiency as a function of pseudorapidity for the 40-50% centraliry interval.

Monte Carlo evaluation of the tracklet reconstruction efficiency as a function of pseudorapidity for the 70-80% centraliry interval.

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