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: University of Helsinki, Department of Physics
University of Helsinki, Department of Physics
University of Helsinki, Department of Physics
University of Helsinki, Department of Physics
University of Helsinki, Helsinki Institute of Physics
University of Helsinki, Helsinki Institute of Physics
University of Helsinki, Helsinki Institute of Physics
University of Helsinki, Helsinki Institute of Physics
University of Helsinki, Helsinki Institute of Physics
University of Helsinki, Helsinki Institute of Physics
University of Helsinki, Helsinki Institute of Physics
University of Helsinki, Helsinki Institute of Physics
University of Helsinki, Helsinki Institute of Physics
University of Helsinki, Helsinki Institute of Physics
University of Helsinki, Helsinki Institute of Physics
University of Helsinki, Helsinki Institute of Physics
University of Helsinki, Helsinki Institute of Physics
University of Helsinki, 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
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.
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