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Christian Bierlich

Researcher

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Novel tools and observables for jet physics in heavy-ion collisions

Author

  • Harry Arthur Andrews
  • Liliana Apolinario
  • Redmer Alexander Bertens
  • Christian Bierlich
  • Matteo Cacciari
  • Yi Chen
  • Yang-Ting Chien
  • Leticia Cunqueiro Mendez
  • Michal Deák
  • David d'Enterria
  • Fabio Dominguez
  • Philip Coleman Harris
  • Krzysztof Kutak
  • Yen-Jie Lee
  • Yacine Mehtar-Tani
  • James Mulligan
  • Matthew Nguyen
  • Chang Ning-Bo
  • Dennis Perepelitsa
  • Gavin Salam
  • Martin Spousta
  • José Guilherme Milhano
  • Konrad Tywoniuk
  • Marco van Leeuwen
  • Marta Verweij
  • Victor Vila
  • Urs Achim Wiedemann
  • Korinna Zapp

Summary, in English

Studies of fully-reconstructed jets in heavy-ion collisions aim at extracting thermodynamical and transport properties of hot and dense QCD matter. Recently, a plethora of new jet substructure observables have been theoretically and experimentally developed that provide novel precise insights on the modifications of the parton radiation pattern induced by a QCD medium. This report, summarizing the main lines of discussion at the 5th Heavy Ion Jet Workshop and CERN TH institute 'Novel tools and observables for jet physics in heavy-ion collisions' in 2017, presents a first attempt at outlining a strategy for isolating and identifying the relevant physical processes that are responsible for the observed medium-induced jet modifications. These studies combine theory insights, based on the Lund parton splitting map, with sophisticated jet reconstruction techniques, including grooming and background subtraction algorithms.

Department/s

  • Theoretical Particle Physics

Publishing year

2020-04-29

Language

English

Publication/Series

Journal of Physics G: Nuclear and Particle Physics

Volume

47

Issue

6

Document type

Journal article

Publisher

IOP Publishing

Topic

  • Subatomic Physics

Status

Published

ISBN/ISSN/Other

  • ISSN: 0954-3899