EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 137, 2017XIIth Quark Confinement and the Hadron Spectrum
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Statistical Methods for Physics Analysis in the XXI Century|
|Published online||22 March 2017|
The Parameters of The Tsallis Distribution at the LHC
1 UCT-CERN Research Centre and Physics Department, University of Cape Town, South Africa
2 Department of Physics, Aligarh Muslim University, India
3 Department of Theoretical Physics, Horia Hulubei National Institute of Physics and Nuclear Engineering, Bucharest-Magurele, Romania
4 Bogoliubov Laboratory of Theoretical Physics, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna, Russian Federation
Published online: 22 March 2017
This talk focuses on fits, using the Tsallis distribution, extending to very large values of the transverse momentum of charged particles in p-p collisions and on the energy dependence of the parameters. A thermodynamically consistent form of the distribution is used for fitting the transverse momentum spectra at mid-rapidity. The fits based on the proposed distribution provide a very good description over 14 orders of magnitude. The parameters obtained show a smooth increase in the value of q and a corresponding smooth decrease in the value of T with increasing beam energy.
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