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30 September 2018 to 5 October 2018
Aix-Les-Bains, Savoie, France
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Transverse Momentum Balance and Angular Distribution of $b\bar{b}$ Dijets in Pb+Pb collisions

2 Oct 2018, 17:05
Aix-Les-Bains, Savoie, France

Aix-Les-Bains, Savoie, France

Aix-Les-Bains, Congress Center Student Lectures Day: September 30 at CERN
2a) Jets and high-pT hadrons (TALK) Parallel 2


Sa WANG (Central China Normal University)


The productions of inclusive b-jet and $b\bar{b}$ dijets in Pb+Pb collisions have been investigated by considering the heavy quark and the light quark in-medium evolution simultaneously. The initial hard processes of inclusive b-jet and $b\bar{b}$ dijets productions are described by a next-to-leading order (NLO) plus parton shower Monte Carlo (MC) event generator SHERPA which can be well matched with the experimental data in p+p collisions. The framework combines the Langevin transport model to describe the evolution of bottom quark also its collisional energy loss and the higher-twist description to consider the radiative energy loss of both bottom and light quarks. We compare the theoretical simulation of inclusive jet and inclusive b-jet $R_{\rm AA}$ in Pb+Pb collisions at $\sqrt{S_{\rm NN}}=2.76~$TeV with the experimental data, and then present the theoretical simulation of the momentum balance of the $b\bar{b}$ dijet in Pb+Pb collisions at $5.02~$TeV with the recent CMS data for the first time. A similar trend as that in dijets has been observed in $b\bar{b}$ dijets, the production-distribution shifted to smaller $x_J$ due to the jet quenching effect. At last, the prediction of the normalized azimuthal angle distribution of the $b\bar{b}$ dijet in Pb+Pb collisions at $5.02~$ TeV has been reported. The medium induced energy loss effect of the $b\bar{b}$ dijets will overall suppress its production, but the near side ($\Delta \phi \to 0$ region) suffers more energy loss than away side ($\Delta \phi \to \pi$ region), therefore lead to the suppression on the near side and the enhancement on the away side in the normalized azimuthal angle distribution.

Primary authors

Sa WANG (Central China Normal University) Dr Wei Dai (China University of Geosciences) Mr Shanliang Zhang (Central China Normal University) Ben-Wei Zhang (Central China Normal University) Enke Wang (Central China Normal University)

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