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Volume 314 - The European Physical Society Conference on High Energy Physics (EPS-HEP2017) - Heavy Ion Physics (Parallel Session). Conveners: Ralf Averbeck; Raphael Granier de Cassagnac; Carlos Salgado. Scientific Secretary: Andrea Dainese.
Open heavy-flavour production in p-Pb collisions measured with ALICE at the LHC
C. Terrevoli* On behalf of the ALICE collaboration
*corresponding author
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Pre-published on: 2017 October 30
Published on: 2018 March 20
Heavy flavours are sensitive probes of the hot and dense quark-gluon plasma formed in high-energy nucleus-nucleus collisions. Measurements of their production in p--Pb collisions are crucial for the interpretation of heavy-ion results, because they allow to investigate the cold nuclear matter effects.
In addition, the study of heavy-flavour $p_{\rm T}$ modification in high-multiplicity p--Pb collisions could give insight into the possible presence of collective effects.
The measurements of open heavy-flavour production performed with ALICE at the LHC in p--Pb collisions at
$\sqrt{s_{\rm{NN}}}$= 5.02 TeV are presented. Emphasis is given to
the recent measurements of $\rm{D}^{\rm0}$ production in high multiplicity p--Pb collisions and to the first measurement of $\Lambda_{c}$ production at central rapidity
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