Study of particle production from quark and gluon jets in proton-proton collisions

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Abstract

We investigate whether and how different fragmentation properties of quarks and gluons affect identified particle spectra. We present a systematic study of π K and p production in minimum bias (inelastic, non-diffractive), two- and three-jet events at RHIC, Tevatron and LHC energies. Through the study of two- and three-jet events and various jet-production channels we can directly access the fragmentation properties of quark and gluon jets. We present Monte-Carlo estimate for the contribution of quark and gluon jets to individual particle species spectra, that can be compared to experimental results and test our current knowledge of the physics behind particle production inside jets.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012016
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Volume270
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2011

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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