9-13 July 2012
Africa/Johannesburg timezone
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Analysis of Monte-Carlo generated Data for W production in the semi-muonic channel using the ALICE Detector

Presented by Mr. KGOTLAESELE JOHNSON SENOSI on 10 Jul 2012 from 11:20 to 11:40
Type: Oral Presentation
Session: NPRP
Track: Track B - Nuclear, Particle and Radiation Physics

Abstract

Heavy-ion collisions are the unique tool available to investigate strongly interacting matter at high energy density where the formation of a new phase of matter - the quark-gluon plasma, is expected. The ALICE Muon Spectrometer is specifically designed to study this phase of matter using muonic channel in the acceptance region between 2° and 10°. This study focuses on the analysis of W^±→μ^± Monte-Carlo generated data using PYTHIA 6.4 in the AliROOT framework in proton-proton collision at 8 TeV. Here a summary of the results obtained so far is presented.

Award

YES

Level

MSc

Supervisor

Jean Cleymans. University of Cape Town.

Paper

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Place

Location: IT 4-1


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