Charmonium dynamics in the UrQMD transport model

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Théâtre National (Centre Bonlieu)

Théâtre National

Centre Bonlieu

Board: 74
Poster Heavy flavor and quarkonia production


Thomas Lang (Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies)


We study charmonium physics in heavy-ion collisions within the framework of the non-equilibrium transport model UrQMD. Using this model we compute different heavy quark observables like the nuclear modification factor $R_{AA}$, high $p_T$ suppression and the elliptic flow $v_2$. The UrQMD approach includes explicit interactions of the charmed particles with the surrounding medium. Different cross sections for charmonium dissociation and charmonium recombination by D-Mesons are tested at SPS, RHIC and LHC energies. We show that these results are in good agreement with measurements at the different collision energies.

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Thomas Lang (Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies)


Prof. Marcus Bleicher (Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies)

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