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Highlights from the NA60 experiment

Abstract : The NA60 experiment is a fixed-target experiment at the CERN SPS. It has measured the dimuon yield in Indium--Indium collisions with an In beam of 158 AGeV/c and in p-A collisions with a proton beam of 400 and 158 AGeV/c. The results allow to address three important physics topics, namely the study of the rho spectral function in nuclear collisions, the clarification of the origin of the dimuon excess measured by NA50 in the intermediate mass range, and the J/psi suppression pattern in a collision system different from Pb-Pb. An overview of these results will be given in this paper.
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A. Ferretti, R. Arnaldi, R. Averbeck, K. Banicz, J. Castor, et al.. Highlights from the NA60 experiment. 42nd Rencontres de Moriond - QCD and High Energy Hadronic Interactions Session, Mar 2007, La Thuile, Italy. ⟨in2p3-00165860⟩

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