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Equivalent photons in proton-proton and ion-ion collisions at the LHC

 a, b, c,  c, a
a National Research Center "Kurchatov Institute", Alikhanov Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Physics, ul. B. Cheremushkinskaya 25, Moscow, 117218, Russian Federation
b National Research University Higher School of Economics, ul. Myasnitskaya 20, Moscow, 101000, Russian Federation
c National Research Nuclear University ‘MEPhI’, Kashirskoe shosse 31, Moscow, 115409, Russian Federation

Equivalent photon approximation is used to calculate fiducial cross sections for dimuon production in ultraperipheral proton-proton and lead-lead collisions. Analytical formulae taking into account experimental cuts are derived. The results are compared with the measurements reported by the ATLAS collaboration.

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Keywords: equivalent photon approximation, Large Hadron Collider
DOI: 10.3367/UFNe.2018.07.038389
Citation: Vysotsky M I, Zhemchugov E V "Equivalent photons in proton-proton and ion-ion collisions at the LHC" Phys. Usp., accepted

Received: 9th, July 2018, 16th, July 2018

Оригинал: Высоцкий М И, Жемчугов Е В «Эквивалентные фотоны в протон-протонных и ион-ионных столкновениях на LHC» УФН, принята к публикации; DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.2018.07.038389

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