Measurement of Ξc+ production in pPb collisions at sNN =8.16 TeV at LHCb

LHCb Collaboration

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A study of prompt Ξc+ production in proton-lead collisions is performed with the LHCb experiment at a center-of-mass energy per nucleon pair of 8.16 TeV in 2016 in pPb and Pbp collisions with an estimated integrated luminosity of approximately 12.5 and 17.4 nb-1, respectively. The Ξc+ production cross section, as well as the Ξc+ to Λc+ production cross-section ratio, are measured as a function of the transverse momentum and rapidity and compared to the latest theory predictions. The forward-backward asymmetry is also measured as a function of the Ξc+ transverse momentum. The results provide strong constraints on theoretical calculation and are a unique input for hadronization studies in different collision systems.

Original languageEnglish
Article number044901
JournalPhysical Review C
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2024


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