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Cross section measurements with monoenergetic muon neutrinos

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dc.contributor.author Spitz, Joshua B.
dc.date.accessioned 2014-08-25T14:09:51Z
dc.date.available 2014-08-25T14:09:51Z
dc.date.issued 2014-04
dc.date.submitted 2014-02
dc.identifier.issn 1550-7998
dc.identifier.issn 1550-2368
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/89015
dc.description.abstract The monoenergetic 236 MeV muon neutrino from charged kaon decay at rest (K[superscript +] → μ[superscript +]ν[subscript μ]) can be used to produce a novel set of cross section measurements. Applicable for short- and long-baseline accelerator-based neutrino oscillation experiments, among others, such measurements would provide a “standard candle” for the energy reconstruction and interaction kinematics relevant for charged current neutrino events near this energy. This neutrino can also be exercised as a unique known-energy, purely weak interacting probe of the nucleus. A number of experiments are set to come online in the next few years that will be able to collect and characterize thousands of these events. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship MIT Department of Physics Pappalardo Program en_US
dc.description.sponsorship National Science Foundation (U.S.) (Grant PHY-1205175) en_US
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher American Physical Society en_US
dc.relation.isversionof http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.89.073007 en_US
dc.rights Article is made available in accordance with the publisher's policy and may be subject to US copyright law. Please refer to the publisher's site for terms of use. en_US
dc.source American Physical Society en_US
dc.title Cross section measurements with monoenergetic muon neutrinos en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.identifier.citation Spitz, J. “Cross Section Measurements with Monoenergetic Muon Neutrinos.” Phys. Rev. D 89, no. 7 (April 2014). © 2014 American Physical Society en_US
dc.contributor.department Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Physics en_US
dc.contributor.mitauthor Spitz, Joshua B. en_US
dc.relation.journal Physical Review D en_US
dc.identifier.mitlicense PUBLISHER_POLICY en_US
dc.eprint.version Final published version en_US
dc.type.uri http://purl.org/eprint/type/JournalArticle en_US
eprint.status http://purl.org/eprint/status/PeerReviewed en_US
dspace.orderedauthors Spitz, J. en_US


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