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    Bottomonium from lattice QCD as a probe of the Quark-Gluon Plasma

    Aarts, Gert and Allton, Chris and Kelly, A. and Skullerud, Jon-Ivar and Kim, S. and Harris, T. and Ryan, S. M. and Lombardo, M. P. and Oktay, M. B. and Sinclair, D. K. (2013) Bottomonium from lattice QCD as a probe of the Quark-Gluon Plasma. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 432 (012014). pp. 1-10. ISSN 1742-6588

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    We study the temperature dependence of bottomonium for temperatures in the range 0.4Tc < T < 2.1Tc, using non-relativistic dynamics for the bottom quark and full relativistic lattice QCD simulations for Nf = 2 light flavors. We consider the behaviour of the correlators in Euclidean space, we analyze the associated spectral functions and we study the dependence on the momentum. Our results are amenable to a successful comparison with effective field theories. They help build a coherent picture of the behaviour of bottomonium in the plasma, consistent which the current LHC results.

    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: The definitive version of this article is available at doi:10.1088/1742-6596/432/1/012014. We wish to thank the Organisers for their suggestion that MPL replace the intended invited speaker — S.M. Ryan — who had to cancel her participation, so that our work could still be presented at the meeting.
    Keywords: Bottomonium; lattice QCD; Quark-Gluon Plasma;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Mathematical Physics
    Item ID: 4538
    Depositing User: Dr. Jonivar Skullerud
    Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2013 16:31
    Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Physics: Conference Series
    Publisher: Institute of Physics
    Refereed: Yes
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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