Measurement of νμ and ν¯μ neutral current π0→γγ production in the ArgoNeuT detector

(ArgoNeuT Collaboration)

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The ArgoNeuT Collaboration reports the first measurement of neutral current π0 production in νμ-argon and ν-μ-argon scattering. This measurement was performed using the ArgoNeuT liquid argon time projection chamber deployed at Fermilab's NuMI neutrino beam with an exposure corresponding to 1.2×1020 protons-on-target from the Fermilab main injector and a mean energy for νμ of 9.6 GeV and for ν-μ of 3.6 GeV. We compare the measured cross section and kinematic distributions to predictions from the GENIE and NuWro neutrino interaction event generators.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number012006
JournalPhysical Review D
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 1 2017


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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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