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Response of 127I to solar neutrinos

Engel, J. and Pittel, S. and Vogel, P. (1991) Response of 127I to solar neutrinos. Physical Review Letters, 67 (4). pp. 426-429. ISSN 0031-9007. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:ENGprl91

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Abstract

We use a configuration-mixing quasiparticle Tamm-Dancoff approximation to calculate the expected event rate for an 127I solar neutrino detector. Our cross section for 8B solar neutrinos is 2.2×10-42 cm2 [corresponding to about 13 solar neutrino units (SNU) in the standard solar model], a factor of more than 3 below an estimate by Haxton. This value may increase by about 30% when quadrupole correlations are included. The cross section for ‘‘Be neutrinos is 2.0×10-45 cm2 (9.4 SNU), in agreement with a calculation by Dellagiacoma and Iachello. The total event rate per nucleus from all solar neutrinos is about 3 times that in 37Cl.


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Additional Information:©1991 The American Physical Society Received 11 January 1991 This work was supported in part by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. PHY-8901558 and the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-F603-88ER-40397. The numerical calculations were carried out in part on the Cray Y-MP computer at the San Diego Supercomputer Center; its support is gratefully acknowledged.
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