Nuclear Theory/RIKEN seminar

"Medium modification of jet and jet-induced medium excitation"

Presented by Shanshan Cao, Wayne State University

Friday, December 1, 2017, 2:00 pm — Small Seminar Room, Bldg. 510

A coupled linear Boltzmann transport and hydrodynamics model (CoLBT-hydro) is developed for concurrent simulation of jet propagation and hydrodynamic evolution in high-energy nuclear collisions. Diverse microscopic scattering processes (elastic and inelastic) are incorporated for parton showers, and both massive and massless partons are calculated on the same footing. Energy deposition from jets into nuclear matter is treated as source term of hydrodynamic evolution. Within this CoLBT-hydro model, nuclear modification of heavy and light flavor hadrons are simultaneously described. Evidence of jet-induced medium excitation is explored with photon-triggered jets, where significant enhancement of soft hadron production is found due to energy deposition from jets.

Hosted by: Chun Shen

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