Edmundo García

Associate Professor of Physics

Edmundo Garcia Dr. Edmundo García
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B.S., National University of Mexico
Ph.D., University of Maryland
Postdoctoral, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Research Interests

Experimental High energy Nuclear Physics, Relativistic Heavy Ion Collisions.
CERN ALICE Collaboration.
Cosmic Ray Studies, Detector Techniques in Nuclear and Particle Physics

Recent Publications and Presentations

A Very High Momentum Particle Identification Detector for the ALICE experiment at the LHC, Edmundo Garcia for the ALICE-VHMPID Collaboration, 28th Winter Workshop on Nuclear Dynamics, Dorado del Mar, Puerto Rico, April 8, 2012

Harmonic decomposition of two-particle angular correlations in Pb-Pb collisions at sqrt(sNN) = 2.76 TeV, K. Aamodt et al. (ALICE Collaboration), Phys.Lett. B708 (2012) 249-264

J/psi polarization in pp collisions at sqrt(s)=7 TeV, K. Aamodt et al. (ALICE Collaboration), Phys.Rev.Lett. 108 (2012) 082001

The Importance of Correlations and Fluctuations on the Initial Source Eccentricity in High-Energy Nucleus-Nucleus Collisions, B.B Back et al., (PHOBOS Collaboration), Phys. Rev. C 77, 014906 (2008)

Centrality dependence of charged hadron and strange hadron elliptic flow from (bent radical) SNN= 200 GeV Au+Au collisions, B.I. Abelev et al, (STAR Collaboration), Phys. Rev. C 77 (2008) 54901

Study of a gas Cherenkov detector for high momentum particle identification, G. Volpe, D. DiBari, E. Garcia, A. Di Mauro, E. Nappi, P. Martinengo, K.A. Shileev, G. Paic, Nucl. Inst. and Meth. A572 (2007) 486 – 470


American Physics Society
American Society of Physics Teachers
Sigma Pi Sigma Physics Honor Society
Smithsonian Institute

Synergistic Activities

ALICE Collaboration at the Large Hadron Collider :
R & D on the Very High Multiplicity detector upgrade for ALICE at the LHC.

Physics Analysis on Characteristics of J/Psi Jets 

Upgrade of Trigger Detectors
Cosmic Ray Research:
Applications of Muon Detection
Quark Net Collaboration