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$\Lambda_c^+$ baryon production at future EIC

30 Jul 2021, 13:10
15m
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Yuanjing Ji

Description

In high energy collisions, heavy quarks (c, b) are predominately produced in the initial hard scattering process. The relative ratio of different heavy flavor hadrons species serves as a tool to study charm quark hadronization mechanism. Recently, data from $p$+$p$, $p$+A, and A+A collisions at RHIC and LHC showed that the $\Lambda_c^+/D^0$ ratio is considerably larger than the fragmentation baseline. The high luminosity e+p and e+A collisions in the future Electron-Ion Collider (EIC) at Brookhaven National Laboratory would allow us to systematically investigate the $\Lambda_c$ production over a broad kinematic region, which will shed detail insights on charm hadrochemistry and charm-quark hadronization.

In this talk, I will present the reconstruction capability study for $\Lambda_c^+$ baryons at the future EIC experiment utilizing an all silicon tracker based on next generation MAPS technology. Physics projections on the measurement of $\Lambda_c^+/D^0$ ratio in e+p and e+A collisions in the future EIC will be presented. I will also discuss the physics potentials towards understanding the nucleon/nuclei structure and cold nuclear matter effects enabled by the $\Lambda_c^+$ measurements at EIC.

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