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Elektromagnetické procesy na experimentu STAR

  • Vedoucí práce / Supervisor: Jaroslav Adam
  • Pracoviště / Workplace: KF FJFI
  • Kontakt / Contact: adamjaro@centrum.cz

Název anglicky / Title English: Electromagnetic processes at STAR experiment

Osnova / Outline:
Colliding heavy ion beams offer a wide variety of opportunities to probe elemental electromagnetic interactions of photons on another photons or on nuclei. The interactions take place at ultimate energies under a well defined experimental conditions.

The thesis will involve contribution to analysis of ultra-peripheral collisions, the means to achieve the experimental conditions for electromagnetic interactions. Emphasis is given to photonuclear
reactions, studied in coordination with dedicated working group within STAR experiment.

Plán práce:
Říjen/Listopad: General introduction to STAR experiment and data analysis
Listopad/Prosinec: Introduction to specific analysis tools, reproduction of several basic results
Prosinec/Leden: Writing down first parts of the thesis, talk at the winter workshop
Únor/Duben: Running the analysis, evaluating physics impact of the results
Duben/Květen: Writing down the thesis

Literatura / reference:
[1] S. Klein, J. Nystrand: Ultraperipheral nuclear collisions, 
Phys.Today 70 (2017) 10, 40-47
[2] J.G. Contreras, J.D. Tapia Takaki: Ultra-peripheral heavy-ion 
collisions at the LHC,
Int.J.Mod.Phys.A 30 (2015) 1542012
[3] J. Adam: Coherent J/psi photoproduction in ultra-peripheral 
collisions at STAR, PoS DIS2019 (2019) 042