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Measurement of isolated photon production in pp and PbPb collisions at root s(NN)=2.76 TeV

Chatrchyan, S, Khachatryan, V, Sirunyan, AM, Tumasyan, A, Adam, W, Bergauer, T, Dragicevic, M, Ero, J, Fabjan, C, Friedl, M, et al. (2012) PHYSICS LETTERS B. 710(2). p.256-277
Isolated photon production is measured in proton-proton and lead-lead collisions at nucleon-nucleon centre-of-mass energies of 2.76 TeV in the pseudorapidity range vertical bar eta vertical bar < 1.44 and transverse energies E-T between 20 and 80 GeV with the CMS detector at the LHC. The measured ET spectra are found to be in good agreement with next-to-leading-order perturbative QCD predictions. The ratio of PbPb to pp isolated photon E-T-differential yields, scaled by the number of incoherent nucleon-nucleon collisions, is consistent with unity for all PbPb reaction centralities. (C) 2012 CERN. Published by Elsevier BM. All rights reserved.
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