phi meson production in the forward/backward rapidity region in Cu plus Au collisions at root s(NN)=200 GeV Adare, Andrew Ogilvie, Craig Apadula, N. Campbell, Sarah Ding, Lei Dion, Alan Hill, John Hotvedt, Nels Kempel, Todd Lajoie, John Lebedev, Alexandre Ogilvie, Craig Patel, Milap Pei, H. Perry, Joshua Rinn, Timothy Rosati, Marzia Shaver, Alex Shimomura, M. Silva, C. Timilsina, Arbin Wei, Feng Whitaker, Shawn et al.
dc.contributor.department Physics and Astronomy 2018-02-18T10:29:15.000 2020-06-30T06:17:56Z 2020-06-30T06:17:56Z Fri Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2016 2016-02-04
dc.description.abstract <p>The PHENIX experiment at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider has measured phi meson production and its nuclear modification in asymmetric Cu + Au heavy-ion collisions at root s(NN) = 200 GeV at both forward Cu-going direction (1.2 < y < 2.2) and backward Au-going direction (-2.2 < y < -1.2) rapidities. The measurements are performed via the dimuon decay channel and reported as a function of the number of participating nucleons, rapidity, and transverse momentum. In the most central events, 0%-20% centrality, the phi meson yield integrated over 1 < pT < 5 GeV/c prefers a smaller value, which means a larger nuclear modification, in the Cu-going direction compared to the Au-going direction. Additionally, the nuclear-modification factor in Cu + Au collisions averaged over all centrality is measured to be similar to the previous PHENIX result in d + Au collisions for these rapidities.</p>
dc.description.comments <p>This is an article from <em>Physical Review C </em>93 (2016): 024904, doi:<a href="" target="_blank">10.1103/PhysRevC.93.024904</a>. Posted with permission.</p>
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dc.title phi meson production in the forward/backward rapidity region in Cu plus Au collisions at root s(NN)=200 GeV
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