Bose-Einstein correlations and b(b)over-bar correlations in pp collisions with LHCb

C. J. G. Onderwater, LHCb Collaboration, A. Bursche

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Abstract

Bose-Einstein correlations for same-sign charged pions and kinematic b (b) over bar correlations in proton-proton collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 7 and 8 TeV are studied by the LHCb experiment. The dependence of Bose-Einstein correlation parameters on the charged-particle multiplicity is investigated. The correlation radius is observed to increase with multiplicity, while the chaoticity parameter decreases. The b (b) over bar correlations are studied using inclusive b decays to J/psi) and are found to be in good agreement with theoretical predictions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)347-350
Number of pages4
JournalNuclear Physics A
Volume982
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb-2019

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