$\Upsilon$ suppression at forward rapidity in Pb-Pb collisions at $\sqrt{s_{\rm NN}}$ = 5.02 TeV

The ALICE collaboration Acharya, Shreyasi ; Torales - Acosta, Fernando ; Adamova, Dagmar ; et al.
Phys.Lett. B790 (2019) 89-101, 2019.
Inspire Record 1672798 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.88408

Inclusive $\Upsilon$(1S) and $\Upsilon$(2S) production have been measured in Pb-Pb collisions at the centre-of-mass energy per nucleon-nucleon pair $\sqrt{s_{_{\rm NN}}}=5.02$ TeV, using the ALICE detector at the CERN LHC. The $\Upsilon$ mesons are reconstructed in the centre-of-mass rapidity interval $2.5<y<4$ and in the transverse-momentum range $p_{\rm T}<15$ GeV/$c$, via their decays to muon pairs. In this Letter, we present results on the inclusive $\Upsilon$(1S) nuclear modification factor $R_{\rm AA}$ as a function of collision centrality, transverse momentum and rapidity. The $\Upsilon$(1S) and $\Upsilon$(2S) $R_{\rm AA}$, integrated over the centrality range 0-90%, are $0.37 \pm 0.02 {\rm{(stat)}}\pm 0.03 {\rm{(syst)}}$ and $0.10 \pm 0.04 {\rm{(stat)}}\pm 0.02 {\rm{(syst)}}$, respectively, leading to a ratio $R_{\rm{AA}}^{\Upsilon(\rm2S)}/R_{\rm{AA}}^{\Upsilon(\rm1S)}$ of $0.28\pm0.12\text{(stat)}\pm0.06\text{(syst)}$. The observed $\Upsilon$(1S) suppression increases with the centrality of the collision and no significant variation is observed as a function of transverse momentum and rapidity.

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Inclusive $\Upsilon$(1S) $R_{\rm AA}$ and Pb-Pb yields for the centrality, transverse-momentum and rapidity ranges 0-90%, $0<p_{\rm T}<15$ GeV/$c$ and $2.5<y<4$, respectively. Statistical and systematic uncertainties are reported. (The yield is not normalized to the kinematic intervals).

Inclusive $\Upsilon$(1S) $R_{\rm AA}$ and Pb-Pb yields as a function of collision centrality. The transverse-momentum and rapidity ranges are $0<p_{\rm T}<15$ GeV/$c$ and $2.5<y<4$, respectively. Statistical and systematic uncertainties are reported. A global systematic uncertainty of 7.7% (4.9%) affects all the $R_{\rm AA}$ (yield) values. (The yields are not normalized to the kinematic intervals).

Inclusive $\Upsilon$(1S) $R_{\rm AA}$ and Pb-Pb yields as a function of transverse momentum. The centrality and rapidity ranges are 0-90% and $2.5<y<4$, respectively. Statistical and systematic uncertainties are reported. A global systematic uncertainty of 2.7% (2.3%) affects all the $R_{\rm AA}$ (yield) values.

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