Abstract

Production of prompt D0 mesons is studied in proton-lead and lead-proton collisions recorded at the LHCb detector at the LHC. The data sample corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 1.58±0.02 nb−1 recorded at a nucleon-nucleon centre-of-mass energy of sNN=5 TeV. Measurements of the differential cross-section, the forward-backward production ratio and the nuclear modification factor are reported using D0 candidates with transverse momenta less than 10 GeV/c and rapidities in the ranges 1.5 < y< 4.0 and −5.0 < y< −2.5 in the nucleon-nucleon centre-of-mass system.

Original languageEnglish
Article number90
Number of pages28
JournalJournal of High Energy Physics
Volume2017
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2017

Keywords

  • Charm physics
  • Heavy Ion Experiments
  • Heavy-ion collision
  • Particle and resonance production
  • P-PB COLLISIONS
  • GENERATOR
  • DECAY
  • CGC PREDICTIONS
  • HELAC-ONIA
  • MATRIX-ELEMENT
  • QCD
  • QUARK PAIR PRODUCTION
  • HEAVY-FLAVOR
  • PLUS

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