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Heavy ion collisions with the ATLAS detector

  • Pavel Nevski
PS06 High Energy Nuclear Physics

Abstract

The ATLAS detector is designed to study high-p T physics in proton-proton collisions at the LHC design luminosity. The detector capabilities for heavy-ion physics are now being evaluated. This paper reports on a preliminary assessment of the baseline ATLAS detector potential for heavy-ion physics. The ATLAS sensitivity to some of the expected signatures from the quark-gluon plasma (e.g. jet quenching, Υ suppression) is discussed.

PACS: 25.70.Ef – 21.60.Gx

Keywords

Atlas Detector Preliminary Assessment Detector Capability Detector Potential Atlas Sensitivity 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag, Società Italiana di Fisica 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Pavel Nevski
    • 1
  1. 1.Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton NY 11793 

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