Jul 5 – 12, 2017
Venice, Italy
Europe/Zurich timezone
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Heavy Flavor and Charmonia Production in the PHENIX experiment at RHIC

Jul 6, 2017, 11:45 AM
Room Mangano (Palazzo del Casinò)

Room Mangano

Palazzo del Casinò

Parallel Talk Heavy Ion Physics Heavy ion physics


Marzia Rosati (Iowa State University)


Particles carrying heavy flavor are important probes of the properties of the Quark-Gluon Plasma (QGP) since they are produced in hard scattering during the earliest stages of nuclear collisions. In recent years, the PHENIX detector has collected data on p+p, p+Al, p+Au, He$^3$+Au, Cu+Au and Au+Au collisions at $\sqrt{s_{NN}}$=200GeV with the addition of silicon vertex detectors (VTX and FVTX). Analyses using the VTX for central rapidity (|y|<0.3) studies, and the FVTX for forward rapidities (1.2<|y|<2.2) have produced results on charm and bottom open heavy flavor production, as well as $\psi$’ to J/$\psi$ ratios. In this talk we will present recent results from PHENIX on open heavy flavor and charmonia in a variety of systems to extract information on cold nuclear matter and QGP properties at RHIC.

Experimental Collaboration PHENIX Collaboration

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Marzia Rosati (Iowa State University)

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