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Recent LHCb results on forward physics and diffraction

by Luke McConnell

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Authors (as registered SciPost users): Luke McConnell
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Date accepted: 2023-07-04
Date submitted: 2022-11-22 21:29
Submitted by: McConnell, Luke
Submitted to: SciPost Physics Proceedings
Proceedings issue: 51st International Symposium on Multiparticle Dynamics (ISMD2022)
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Academic field: Physics
  • High-Energy Physics - Experiment


The LHCb detector at the LHC offers unique coverage of forward rapidities for studies of Central Exclusive Production (CEP) and soft QCD. CEP measurements allow the investigation of the nature of pomerons, and provide constraints on low-x gluon phenomenology, probing potential saturation effects. Moreover LHCb can test phenomenological models of soft QCD processes, by measuring the production of forward hadrons in pp collisions. In these proceedings the latest results from the LHCb experiment will be presented.

Published as SciPost Phys. Proc. 15, 009 (2024)

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