Nuclear Physics Seminar

"Jets and Heavy Flavor at the Electron-Ion Collider"

Presented by Dr. Hai Tao Li, Argonne National Laboratory and Northwestern University

Tuesday, December 8, 2020, 11:00 am — Videoconference / Virtual Event (see link below)

Abstract: Theoretical investigations for observables are crucial to answer fundamental questions at the future electron-Ion Collider. In this talk, I will discuss our recent theoretical works in calculating cross-sections and substructure for jets and open heavy flavor in electron-nucleus collisions. For jet production, we demonstrate theoretically how to disentangle the effects from nuclear parton distribution functions and the ones that arise from strong final-state interactions between the jet and the nuclear medium. For open-heavy flavor hadron production, we show how to identify the optimal observables, center-of-mass energies, and kinematic regions most sensitive to the physics of energy loss and hadronization at the EIC.

Hosted by: Yong Zhao

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