Measurement of prompt and nonprompt charmonium suppression in PbPb collisions at 5.02 TeV

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The CMS Collaboration , Sirunyan , A M , Eerola , P , Kirschenmann , H , Pekkanen , J , Voutilainen , M , Havukainen , J , Heikkilä , J K , Järvinen , T , Karimäki , V , Kinnunen , R , Lampén , T , Lassila-Perini , K , Laurila , S , Lehti , S , Lindén , T , Luukka , P , Siikonen , H , Tuominen , E , Tuominiemi , J & Tuuva , T 2018 , ' Measurement of prompt and nonprompt charmonium suppression in PbPb collisions at 5.02 TeV ' , European Physical Journal C. Particles and Fields , vol. 78 , no. 6 , 509 . https://doi.org/10.1140/epjc/s10052-018-5950-6

Title: Measurement of prompt and nonprompt charmonium suppression in PbPb collisions at 5.02 TeV
Author: The CMS collaboration; Sirunyan, A. M.; Eerola, P.; Kirschenmann, H.; Pekkanen, J.; Voutilainen, M.; Havukainen, J.; Heikkilä, J. K.; Järvinen, T.; Karimäki, V.; Kinnunen, R.; Lampén, T.; Lassila-Perini, K.; Laurila, S.; Lehti, S.; Lindén, T.; Luukka, P.; Siikonen, H.; Tuominen, E.; Tuominiemi, J.; Tuuva, T.
Contributor organization: Department of Physics
Helsinki Institute of Physics
Date: 2018-06-20
Language: eng
Number of pages: 27
Belongs to series: European Physical Journal C. Particles and Fields
ISSN: 1434-6044
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1140/epjc/s10052-018-5950-6
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10138/238082
Abstract: The nuclear modification factors of J/psi and psi(2S) mesons are measured in PbPb collisions at a centre-of-mass energy per nucleon pair of root S-NN = 5.02 TeV. The analysis is based on PbPb and pp data samples collected by CMS at the LHC in 2015, corresponding to integrated luminosities of 464 mu b(-1) and 28 pb(-1), respectively. The measurements are performed in the dimuon rapidity range of vertical bar y vertical bar <2.4 as a function of centrality, rapidity, and transverse momentum (p(T)) from p(T) = 3 GeV/c in the most forward region and up to 50 GeV/c. Both prompt and nonprompt (coming from b hadron decays) J/psi mesons are observed to be increasingly suppressed with centrality, with a magnitude similar to the one observed at root S-NN = 2.76 TeV for the two J/psi meson components. No dependence on rapidity is observed for either prompt or nonprompt J/psi mesons. An indication of a lower prompt J/psi meson suppression at p(T) > 25 GeV/c is seen with respect to that observed at intermediate p(T). The prompt psi(2S) meson yield is found to be more suppressed than that of the prompt J/psi mesons in the entire p(T) range.
Subject: 114 Physical sciences
Peer reviewed: Yes
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