Multiplicity dependence of inclusive J/ψ production at midrapidity in pp collisions at at √s=13 TeV
Acharya, Shreyasi; Adamová, Dagmar; Adler, Alexander; Adolfsson, Jonatan; Aggarwal, Madan M.; Aglieri Rinella, Gianluca; Agnello, Michelangelo; Agrawal, Nikita; Ahammed, Zubayer; Ahmad, Shafiq F.; Alme, Johan; Altenkaemper, Lucas; Djuvsland, Øystein; Eikeland, Viljar Nilsen; Ersdal, Magnus Rentsch; Fionda, Fiorella Maria Celeste; Grøttvik, Ola Slettevoll; Lofnes, Ingrid Mckibben; Nystrand, Joakim; Rehman, Attiq Ur; Røhrich, Dieter; Tambave, Ganesh Jagannath; Ullaland, Kjetil; Wagner, Boris; Yang, Shiming; Yuan, Shiming; Zhou, Zhuo; Arsene, Ionut Cristian; Dordic, Olja; Lardeux, Antoine Xavier; Mahmood, Sohail Musa; Malik, Qasim Waheed; Neagu, Alexandra; Richter, Matthias; Røed, Ketil; Skaali, Toralf Bernhard; Tveter, Trine Spedstad; Wikne, Jon Christopher; Helstrup, Håvard; Hetland, Kristin Fanebust; Kileng, Bjarte; Nesbø, Simon Voigt; Storetvedt, Maksim Melnik; Langøy, Rune; Lien, Jørgen André; Ahn, Sang Un; Akbar, Zaenai; Akindinov, Alexander; Al-Turany, Mohammed; Alam, Sk Noor; ALICE, Collaboration
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Original versionPhysics Letters B. 2020, 810, 135758 10.1016/j.physletb.2020.135758
Measurements of the inclusive J/ψ yield as a function of charged-particle pseudorapidity density in pp collisions at TeV with ALICE at the LHC are reported. The J/ψ meson yield is measured at midrapidity () in the dielectron channel, for events selected based on the charged-particle multiplicity at midrapidity () and at forward rapidity ( and ); both observables are normalized to their corresponding averages in minimum bias events. The increase of the normalized J/ψ yield with normalized is significantly stronger than linear and dependent on the transverse momentum. The data are compared to theoretical predictions, which describe the observed trends well, albeit not always quantitatively.