Suppression of $\Upsilon$(1S) at forward rapidity in Pb-Pb collisions at $\sqrt{s_{\rm NN}}$ = 2.76 TeV

Submission Date: 
03/07/2014
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System: 
Pb-Pb
Energy: 
2.76 TeV
Abstract Plain Text: 

The ALICE collaboration has measured the inclusive Upsilon(1S) production in Pb-Pb collisions at sqrt(s_NN)=2.76 TeV,
in the rapidity range 2.5 < y < 4 and down to zero transverse momentum. A suppression of the inclusive  Upsilon(1S) yield
is observed with respect to binary-scaled pp collisions. The nuclear modification factor, integrated over the 0%-90% most
central collisions is 0.438±0.065(stat)+0.096−0.081(syst). The observed suppression is more pronounced
in central collisions and shows a weak rapidity dependence when compared to mid-rapidity measurements.
The results are compared to model calculations.

The paper will be accompanied by a public note: https://aliceinfo.cern.ch/Notes/node/172

The ID of the figures in the repository are: ALI-PUB-85784, ALI-PUB-85788, ALI-PUB-85792, ALI-PUB-85796