Publications [#322931] of Steffen A. Bass

Papers Published
  1. Xu, Y; Cao, S; Nahrgang, M; Ke, W; Qin, G-Y; Auvinen, J; Bass, SA, Heavy-flavor dynamics in relativistic p-Pb collisions at sNN=5.02 TeV, Nuclear and Particle Physics Proceedings, vol. 276-278 (July, 2016), pp. 225-228 [doi] .

    © 2016 Elsevier B.V.We investigate the heavy flavor dynamics in the quark-gluon plasma (QGP) medium created in p-Pb collisions at the CERN Large Hadron Collider (LHC). In the (3+1)-dimensional viscous hydrodynamics model describing QGP medium, the dynamics of heavy quarks are studied in an improved Langevin framework incorporating both collisional and radiative energy loss. The hadronization of the heavy quarks is given by a hybrid model of fragmentation and recombination. We find that the in-medium evolution of charm quarks raises the D-meson RpPb at low transverse momenta while it suppresses the D-meson RpPb at intermediate momenta. In addition, the elliptic flow of D-meson is calculated. For a diffusion coefficient which reproduces central RAA data at the LHC, we find a much smaller D-meson ν2 compared to the light hadrons. This observation indicates an incomplete coupling between heavy quarks with the medium, due to the reduced medium size compared to AA collisions.