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Solar neutrinos: Radiative corrections in neutrino-electron scattering experiments

Bahcall, John N. and Kamionkowski, Marc and Sirlin, Alberto (1995) Solar neutrinos: Radiative corrections in neutrino-electron scattering experiments. Physical Review D, 51 (11). pp. 6146-6158. ISSN 0556-2821. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:BAHprd95a

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Abstract

Radiative corrections to the electron recoil-energy spectra and to total cross sections are computed for neutrino-electron scattering by solid neutrinos. Radiative corrections change monotonically the electron recoil spectrum for incident 8B neutrinos, with the relative probability of observing recoil electrons being reduced by about 4% at the highest electron energies. For p-p and 7Be neutrinos, the recoil spectra are not affected significantly. Total cross sections for solar neutrino-electron scattering are reduced by about 2% compared to previously computed values. We also calculate the recoil spectra from 13N and 15O neutrinos including radiative corrections.


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Additional Information:©1995 The American Physical Society Received 30 September 1994 J.N.B. was supported by the NSF through Grant No. PHY-92-45317. M.K. was supported at the IAS by the W. M. Keck Foundation and the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-FG02-90ER40542, and at Columbia University under Contract No. DE-FG02-92ER40699. A.S. acknowledges support by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. PHY-9313781. He would like to thank P. Gambino and M. Passera for carrying out the numerical checks described in Appendix B.
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