EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 137, 2017XIIth Quark Confinement and the Hadron Spectrum
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Studies of Λc production in pp and p-Pb collisions 1 with ALICE at 2 the LHC
INFN Sezione di Salerno, Università Degli Studi di Salerno, Salerno, Italy
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Published online: 22 March 2017
A Large Ion Collider Experiment (ALICE) was designed to study the strongly interacting medium created in heavy-ion collisions at LHC energies, the Quark Gluon Plasma (QGP). Heavy quarks (charm and beauty), produced in the early stages of the collisions, are among the most powerful probes to study this state of matter. To study the QGP effects, it is important to establish reference data, which is done by analysing results from pp and p-Pb collisions.
We report on the charmed baryon Λc measurement in pp collisions at √s = 7 TeV and in p-Pb collisions at √sNN = 5.02 TeV with the ALICE experiment, through the reconstruction of the decay channels Λc+ → p KS0 and Λc+ → pK−π+.
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