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Physics with the ALICE Electromagnetic Calorimeter

07/2009;
Source: arXiv

ABSTRACT

I will present physics measurements which are achievable in the ALICE experiment at the LHC through the inclusion of a new electromagnetic calorimeter. I will focus on jet measurements in proton proton and heavy ion collisions. Detailed simulations have been performed on jet reconstruction, jet triggering, heavy flavor jet reconstruction through electron identification, gamma-jet reconstruction and the measurements of identified hadrons and resonances in jets. I will show the physics capabilities which are made possible through the combination of calorimeter information with the other detector components in ALICE. Comment: 12 pages, 8 figures, Proceedings for the 25th Winter Workshop on Nuclear Dynamics, Big Sky, Montana (USA), February 1-8, 2009

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