May 13 – 19, 2018
Venice, Italy
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Forward Dihadron Angular Correlations in pA collisions

May 15, 2018, 5:00 PM
2h 40m
First floor and third floor (Palazzo del Casinò)

First floor and third floor

Palazzo del Casinò

Poster Jet modifications and high-pT hadrons Poster Session


Shu-yi Wei (Ecole Polytechnique)


Dihadron angular correlations in forward $pA$ collisions have been considered as one of the most sensitive observables to the gluon saturation effects. In general, both parton shower effects and saturation effects are responsible for the back-to-back dihadron angular de-correlations. Recent developments have allowed to incorporate the so-called parton shower effect, namely the Sudakov effect, into the small-$x$ formalism [1-3]. This, in particular, will enable us to go beyond the saturation dominant region, and conduct calculations for dihadron correlation in a much wider regime where both saturation effects and Sudakov effects are important.

In this paper [4], we carry out the first detailed numerical study in this regard, and find a very good agreement with previous RHIC $pp$ and $dAu$ data. This study can help us to establish a baseline in $pp$ collisions which contains little saturation effects, and further make predictions for dihadron angular correlations in $pAu$ collisions, which will allow to search for the signal of parton saturation.

[1] A. H. Mueller, B. W. Xiao and F. Yuan, Phys. Rev. D 88, 114010 (2013); Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, no. 8, 082301 (2013).

[2] P. Sun, C.-P. Yuan and F. Yuan, Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, no. 23, 232001 (2014); Phys. Rev. D 92, no. 9, 094007 (2015).

[3] A. H. Mueller, B. Wu, B. W. Xiao and F. Yuan, Phys. Rev. D 95, no. 3, 034007 (2017).

[4] A. Stasto, S. Y. Wei, B. W. Xiao and F. Yuan, to appear.

Content type Theory
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Primary authors

Anna Stasto (Penn State) Shu-yi Wei (Ecole Polytechnique) Bowen Xiao (Central China Normal University) Feng Yuan (LBNL)

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