KS0- and (anti-)Λ-hadron correlations in pp collisions at √s = 13 TeV

Oskari Saarimäki, ALICE Collaboration

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Abstract

Two-particle Azimuthal correlations are measured with the ALICE apparatus in pp collisions at s=13 TeV to explore strangeness- and multiplicity-related effects in the fragmentation of jets and the transition regime between bulk and hard production, probed with the condition that a strange meson (KS0) or baryon (Λ) with transverse momentum p T> 3 GeV/c is produced. Azimuthal correlations between kaons or Λ hyperons with other hadrons are presented at midrapidity for a broad range of the trigger (3<pTtrigg<20 GeV/c) and associated particle p T (1 GeV/c<pTassoc<pTtrigg), for minimum-bias events and as a function of the event multiplicity. The near- and away-side peak yields are compared for the case of either KS0 or Λ (Λ ¯) being the trigger particle with that of inclusive hadrons (a sample dominated by pions). In addition, the measurements are compared with predictions from PYTHIA 8 and EPOS LHC event generators.

Original languageEnglish
Article number945
JournalEuropean Physical Journal C
Volume81
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2021
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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