Regular Article – Experimental Physics
Electroweak boson detection in the ALICE muon spectrometer
SUBATECH, École des Mines de Nantes, CNRS/IN2P3, Université de Nantes, Nantes, France
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Published online: 16 November 2006
The ALICE capabilities for W and Z detection at LHC are discussed. The contributions to single muon transverse momentum distribution are evaluated. The expected performance of the muon spectrometer for detecting W and Z bosons via their muonic decay is presented. Possible application for the study of in-medium effects in ultrarelativistic heavy ion collisions is discussed.
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