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Title: Pseudorapidity distributions of charged particles as a function of mid- and forward rapidity multiplicities in pp collisions at $$\sqrt{s}$$ = 5.02, 7 and 13 TeV
Abstract The multiplicity dependence of the pseudorapidity density of charged particles in proton–proton (pp) collisions at centre-of-mass energies $$\sqrt{s}~=~5.02$$ s = 5.02 , 7 and 13 TeV measured by ALICE is reported. The analysis relies on track segments measured in the midrapidity range ( $$|\eta | < 1.5$$ | η | < 1.5 ). Results are presented for inelastic events having at least one charged particle produced in the pseudorapidity interval $$|\eta |<1$$ | η | < 1 . The multiplicity dependence of the pseudorapidity density of charged particles is measured with mid- and forward rapidity multiplicity estimators, the latter being less affected by autocorrelations. A detailed comparison with predictions from the PYTHIA 8 and EPOS LHC event generators is also presented. The results can be used to constrain models for particle production as a function of multiplicity in pp collisions.
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Award ID(s):
1713894
Publication Date:
NSF-PAR ID:
10313944
Journal Name:
The European Physical Journal C
Volume:
81
Issue:
7
ISSN:
1434-6044
Sponsoring Org:
National Science Foundation
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