Results from NA60 experiment at the CERN SPS

G. Usai, R. Arnaldi, R. Averbeck, K. Banicz, J. Castor, B. Chaurand, C. Cicalo, A. Colla, P. Cortese, S. Damjanovic, A. David, A. De Falco, A. Devaux, A. Drees, L. Ducroux, H. En'Yo, A. Ferretti, M. Floris, P. Force, N. GuettetA. Guichard, H. Gulkanian, J. Heuser, M. Keil, L. Kluberg, J. Lozano, C. Lourenço, F. Manso, A. Masoni, P. Martins, A. Neves, H. Ohnishi, C. Oppedisano, P. Parracho, P. Pillot, G. Puddu, E. Radermacher, P. Ramalhete, P. Rosinsky, E. Scomparin, J. Seixas, S. Serci, R. Shahoyan, P. Sonderegger, H. J. Specht, R. Tieulent, R. Veenhof, H. K. Wöhri

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The NA60 experiment studies open charm and prompt dimuon production in proton-nucleus and nucleus-nucleus collisions at the CERN SPS. During 2003 the experiment collected data in Indium-Indium collisions at 158 GeV per nucleon. In this paper the first results on low mass dimuons, intermediate mass dimuons and J/ψ suppression are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPARTICLES AND NUCLEI
Subtitle of host publicationSeventeenth Internatinal Conference on Particles and Nuclei
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes
EventPARTICLES AND NUCLEI: Seventeenth Internatinal Conference on Particles and Nuclei - Santa Fe, NM, United States
Duration: 2005 Oct 232005 Oct 30

Publication series

NameAIP Conference Proceedings
ISSN (Print)0094-243X
ISSN (Electronic)1551-7616


OtherPARTICLES AND NUCLEI: Seventeenth Internatinal Conference on Particles and Nuclei
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySanta Fe, NM


  • Heavy ion collisions
  • Intermediate mass excess
  • J/ψ suppression
  • Open charm
  • ρ meason

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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