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Neutrino induced transitions between the ground states of the A=12 triad

Engel, J. and Kolbe, E. and Langanke, K. and Vogel, P. (1996) Neutrino induced transitions between the ground states of the A=12 triad. Physical Review C, 54 (5). pp. 2740-2743. ISSN 0556-2813. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:ENGprc96

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Abstract

Neutrino induced reactions on 12C, an ingredient of liquid scintillators, have been studied in several experiments. We show that for currently available neutrino energies, Eν≤ 300 MeV, calculated exclusive cross sections 12Cg.s.(ν,l)12Ng.s. for both muon and electron neutrinos are essentially model independent, provided the calculations simultaneously describe the rates of several other reactions involving the same states or their isobar analogs. The calculations agree well with the measured cross sections, which can be therefore used to check the normalization of the incident neutrino spectrum and the efficiency of the detector.


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Additional Information:©1996 The American Physical Society Received 12 June 1996 We would like to thank Professor Kubodera for his help with the EPT. We also appreciate numerous discussions with the members of LSND Collaboration. We were supported in part by the U.S. Department of Energy under Grants DE-FG05-94ER40827 and DE-FG03-88ER-40397, by the U.S. National Science Foundation under Grants PHY94-12818 and PHY94-20470, and by the Swiss National Science Foundation.
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