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Performance studies of anisotropic flow with MPD at NICA

Oct 23, 2019, 9:25 AM
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Centrum Zarządzania Innowacjami i Transferem Technologii Politechniki Warszawskiej cziitt@pw.edu.pl ul. Rektorska 4 00-614 Warszawa
MPD Collaboration Meeting MPD Collaboration Meeting


Arkadiy Taranenko (NRNU MEPhI)


The Multi-Purpose Detector (MPD) at NICA collider has a substantial discovery potential concerning
the exploration of the QCD phase diagram in the region of high net-baryon densities and moderate temperatures.
The anisotropic transverse flow is one of the key observables to study the properties of dense
matter created in heavy-ion collisions. The MPD performance for anisotropic flow measurements is
studied with Monte-Carlo simulations of gold ions at NICA energies $\sqrt {{S_{NN}}} = 4 - 11 GeV
using different heavy-ion event generators. Different combinations of the MPD detector subsystems
are used to investigate the possible systematic biases in flow measurements, and to study effects
of detector azimuthal non-uniformity. The resulting performance of the MPD for flow measurements is
demonstrated for the directed and elliptic flow of identified charged hadrons as a function
of rapidity and transverse momentum in different centrality classes.

Primary authors

Arkadiy Taranenko (NRNU MEPhI) Petr Parfenov (NRNU MEPhI) Anton Anikeev (NRNU MEPhI) Anton Truttse (NRNU MEPhI) Viktar Kireyeu (JINR)

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