Measurement of the Inclusive NuMu Charged Current Cross Section on Carbon in the Near Detector of the T2K

T2K, Collaboration; Ariga, Akitaka; Ariga, Tomoko; Bay, Fatih; Ereditato, Antonio; Frank, Eike; Kreslo, Igor; Messina, Marcello (2013). Measurement of the Inclusive NuMu Charged Current Cross Section on Carbon in the Near Detector of the T2K. Physical review. D - particles, fields, gravitation, and cosmology, 87(9), 092003. Melville, N.Y.: American Physical Society 10.1103/PhysRevD.87.092003

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T2K has performed the first measurement of nu(mu) inclusive charged current interactions on carbon at neutrino energies of similar to 1 GeV where the measurement is reported as a flux-averaged double differential cross section in muon momentum and angle. The flux is predicted by the beam Monte Carlo and external data, including the results from the NA61/SHINE experiment. The data used for this measurement were taken in 2010 and 2011, with a total of 10.8 x 10(19) protons-on-target. The analysis is performed on 4485 inclusive charged current interaction candidates selected in the most upstream fine-grained scintillator detector of the near detector. The flux-averaged total cross section is <sigma(CC)>(phi) = (6.91 +/- 0.13(stat) +/- 0.84(syst)) x 10(-39) cm(2)/nucleon for a mean neutrino energy of 0.85 GeV.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

08 Faculty of Science > Physics Institute > Laboratory for High Energy Physics (LHEP)
10 Strategic Research Centers > Albert Einstein Center for Fundamental Physics (AEC)

UniBE Contributor:

Ariga, Akitaka; Ariga, Tomoko; Bay, Fatih; Ereditato, Antonio; Frank, Eike; Kreslo, Igor and Messina, Marcello

Subjects:

500 Science > 530 Physics

ISSN:

1550-7998

Publisher:

American Physical Society

Language:

English

Submitter:

Andrea Stettler

Date Deposited:

25 Sep 2014 08:43

Last Modified:

24 Feb 2016 10:06

Publisher DOI:

10.1103/PhysRevD.87.092003

Web of Science ID:

000318655700001

ArXiv ID:

1302.4908v2

Additional Information:

Kollaboration - Es sind nur die Berner Autoren namentlich erwähnt.

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.58424

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/58424

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