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Correlations between azimuthal asymmetries and multiplicity and mean transverse momentum in small collisions systems in the CGC

Tolga Altinoluk, Néstor Armesto, Alex Kovner, Michael Lublinsky, Vladimir V. Skokov

SciPost Phys. Proc. 8, 051 (2022) · published 12 July 2022

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Considering a dilute-dense situation suitable for pA collisions, we compute in the Color Glass Condensate the correlation between azimuthal asymmetries, specifically the squared second Fourier coefficient $v_2^2$, and the total multiplicity in the event. We also analyse the correlation between $v_2^2$ and the mean squared transverse momentum of particles in the event. In both cases, we find that the correlations are generally very small, consistent with the observations. We also note an interesting sharp change in the value of $v_2^2$ and its correlations as a function of the width of the transverse momentum bin, related with a change of the dominance of Bose and HBT quantum correlations.

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