Centrality and pseudorapidity dependence of charged hadron production at intermediate pT in Au+Au collisions at sqrt[sNN ]=130 GeV

We present STAR measurements of charged hadron production as a function of centrality in Au+Au collisions at sqrt[sNN ]=130 GeV . The measurements cover a phase space region of 0.2< pT <6.0 GeV/c in transverse momentum a
We present STAR measurements of charged hadron production as a function of centrality in Au+Au collisions at sqrt[sNN ]=130 GeV . The measurements cover a phase space region of 0.2< pT <6.0 GeV/c in transverse momentum and -1< eta <1 in pseudorapidity. Inclusive transverse momentum distributions of charged hadrons in the pseudorapidity region 0.5< | eta | <1 are reported and compared to our previously published results for | eta | <0.5 . No significant difference is seen for inclusive pT distributions of charged hadrons in these two pseudorapidity bins. We measured dN/d eta distributions and truncated mean pT in a region of pT > pcutT , and studied the results in the framework of participant and binary scaling. No clear evidence is observed for participant scaling of charged hadron yield in the measured pT region. The relative importance of hard scattering processes is investigated through binary scaling fraction of particle production.
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Author:J. Adams, Jens Berger, Thomas Dietel, Thorsten Kollegger, Jens Sören Lange, Reinhard Stock, et. al., STAR Collaboration
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30-19058
Document Type:Article
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2005/10/14
Year of first Publication:2004
Publishing Institution:Univ.-Bibliothek Frankfurt am Main
Release Date:2005/10/14
Source:Phys. Rev. C 70, 044901 (2004), ©2004 The American Physical Society, http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRC/v70/e044901
HeBIS PPN:191504858
Institutes:Physik
Dewey Decimal Classification:530 Physik
PACS-Classification:25.75.Dw Particle and resonance production
Sammlungen:Universitätspublikationen
Licence (German):License Logo Veröffentlichungsvertrag für Publikationen

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