RpA ratio: total shadowing due to running coupling

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Iancu, E.; Triantafyllopoulos, D. N.;
(2007)
  • Subject: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology
    arxiv: Nuclear Theory | High Energy Physics::Phenomenology

We predict that the RpA ratio at the most forward rapidities to be measured at LHC should be strongly suppressed, close to "total shadowing'' (RpA = A^(-1/3)), as a consequence of running coupling effects in the nonlinear QCD evolution.
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