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Abstract

We report measurements of the inclusive J/ψ yield and average transverse momentum as a function of charged-particle pseudorapidity density dNch/dη in p–Pb collisions at √sNN=5.02 TeV with ALICE at the LHC. The observables are normalised to their corresponding averages in non-single diffractive events. An increase of the normalised J/ψ yield with normalised dNch/dη, measured at mid-rapidity, is observed at mid-rapidity and backward rapidity. At forward rapidity, a saturation of the relative yield is observed for high charged-particle multiplicities. The normalised average transverse momentum at forward and backward rapidities increases with multiplicity at low multiplicities and saturates beyond moderate multiplicities. In addition, the forward-to-backward nuclear modification factor ratio is also reported, showing an increasing suppression of J/ψ production at forward rapidity with respect to backward rapidity for increasing charged-particle multiplicity.

Journal

  • Physics letters. B

    Physics letters. B (776), 91-104, 2018-01

    Elsevier

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  • NII Article ID (NAID)
    120006410974
  • NII NACSIS-CAT ID (NCID)
    AA00774026
  • Text Lang
    ENG
  • Article Type
    journal article
  • ISSN
    0370-2693
  • Data Source
    IR 
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