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CMS ridge effect at LHC as a manifestation of bremstralung of gluons due to the quark-anti-quark string formation

By B. A. Arbuzov, E. E. Boos and V. I. Savrin

Abstract

The recently reported effect of long-range near-side angular correlations at LHC occurs for large multiplicities of particles with $1\,GeV\,<p_T\,<\,3\,GeV$. To understand the effect several possibilities have been discussed. In the letter we propose a simple qualitative mechanism which corresponds to gluon bremstralung of quarks moving with acceleration appropriate to the quark--anti-quark string. The smallness of azimuthal angle difference $\Delta \phi$ along with large $\Delta \eta$ at large multiplicities in this interval of $p_T$ are natural in the mechanism. The mechanism predicts also bremstralung photons with mean values of $p_T \approx 2.9$ and $0.72\,GeV$.Comment: 5 pages, 3 figure

Topics: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology, High Energy Physics - Experiment
Year: 2011
DOI identifier: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-011-1730-2
OAI identifier: oai:arXiv.org:1104.1283
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