We present the first unquenched latticeQCD calculation of the form factors for the decay
We develop a new heavy quark transport model, QLBT, to simulate the dynamical propagation of heavy quarks inside the quarkgluon plasma (QGP) created in relativistic heavyion collisions. Our QLBT model is based on the linear Boltzmann transport (LBT) model with the ideal QGP replaced by a collection of quasiparticles to account for the nonperturbative interactions among quarks and gluons of the hot QGP. The thermal masses of quasiparticles are fitted to the equation of state from lattice QCD simulations using the Bayesian statistical analysis method. Combining QLBT with our advanced hybrid fragmentationcoalescence hadronization approach, we calculate the nuclear modification factor
 Award ID(s):
 1550228
 NSFPAR ID:
 10367779
 Publisher / Repository:
 Springer Science + Business Media
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 Journal Name:
 The European Physical Journal C
 Volume:
 82
 Issue:
 4
 ISSN:
 14346052
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 Medium: X
 Sponsoring Org:
 National Science Foundation
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