Heavy Flavor Measurements at STAR

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Abstract

We present a selection of recent heavy flavor results from the STAR experiment. Measurements of D0 and D* meson production in √s=200 and 500 GeV p+p, as well as in √sNN=200 GeV d+Au, Au+Au and 193 GeV U+U collisions are presented and implications on the production mechanism are discussed. We report on the production and elliptic flow of electrons from semi-leptonic decays of heavy flavor hadrons in √sNN=39, 62.4 and 200 GeV Au+Au collisions. Nuclear modification of J/ψ production in √sNN=39, 62.4 and 200 GeV Au+Au, and 193 GeV U+U, and of Υ in 200 GeV d+Au, Au+Au, and 193 GeV U+U collisions are compared to theoretical models. Finally we discuss the prospects of heavy flavor measurements with the recent detector upgrades.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1588-1594
Number of pages7
JournalNuclear and Particle Physics Proceedings
Volume273-275
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 2016

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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