September 30, 2018 to October 5, 2018
Aix-Les-Bains, Savoie, France
Europe/Zurich timezone

Probing jet medium interaction via dijet and photon-jet $p_{\rm T}$ imbalance

Oct 2, 2018, 2:40 PM
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 1


Dr Shu-yi Wei (Ecole Polytechnique)


In the recent two papers [1,2], we develop the first systematic theoretical approach to dijet and photon-jet $p_T$ imbalance in hadron-hadron collisions based on the perturbative QCD (pQCD) expansion and the Sudakov resummation formalism. We find that the pQCD calculation at next-to-leading order is indispensable to describe the experimental data, while the Sudakov resummation formalism is vital near the end points where the pQCD expansion fails to converge due to the appearance of large Sudakov logarithms. Utilizing our resummation improved pQCD approach, we obtain good agreement with the most up-to-date fully corrected ATLAS data on dijet and photon-jet $p_T$ imbalance in $pp$ collisions. Combining with the BDMPS jet energy loss formalism, we extract the value of jet transport coefficient $\hat{q}_0 \sim 2$-$6~\textrm{GeV}^2/\textrm{fm}$ for the quark-gluon plasma created in $PbPb$ collisions at 2.76A TeV and $\hat{q}_0 \sim 2$-$8~\textrm{GeV}^2/\textrm{fm}$ for that created at 5.02A TeV. This work paves the way for a more complete and deeper understanding of the properties of strongly-coupled QCD medium via the studies of dijet and photon-jet $p_T$ imbalance in relativistic heavy-ion collisions.

[1] L. Chen, G.Y. Qin, S.Y. Wei, B.W. Xiao and H.Z. Zhang, Phys. Lett. B (2018), arXiv:1612.04202 [hep-ph].

[2] L. Chen, G.Y. Qin, L. Wang, S.Y. Wei, B.W. Xiao, H.Z. Zhang and Y.Q. Zhang, Nucl. Phys. B (2018), arXiv:1803.10533 [hep-ph].

Primary authors

Mr Lin Chen (Central China Normal University) Guang-You Qin (Central China Normal University) Dr Shu-yi Wei (Ecole Polytechnique) Bowen Xiao (Central China Normal University) Hanzhong Zhang (IOPP, CCNU)

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