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Measurements of π⁺⁻, K⁺⁻, K-S⁰, Λ and proton production in proton-carbon interactions at 31 GeV/c with the NA61/SHINE spectrometer at the CERN SPS

NA61/SHINE Collaboration; Abgrall, N.; Aduszkiewicz, A.; Ali, Y.; Andronov, E.; Anticic, T.; Antoniou, N.; Baatar, B.; Bay, F.; Blondel, A.; Bluemer, J.; Bogomilov, M.; Brandin, A.; Bravar, A.; Brzychczyk, J.; Bunyatov, S. A.; Busygina, O.; Christakoglou, P.; Czopowicz, T.; Damyanova, A.; Davis, N.; ... mehr



Abstract (englisch): Measurements of hadron production in p + C interactions at 31 GeV/c are performed using the NA61/SHINE spectrometer at the CERN SPS. The analysis is based on the full set of data collected in 2009 using a graphite target with a thickness of 4 % of a nuclear interaction length. Inelastic and production cross sections as well as spectra of π ± , K ± , p, K⁰ S and Λ are measured with high precision. These measurements are essential for improved calculations of the initial neutrino fluxes in the T2K long-baseline neutrino oscillation experiment in Japan. A comparison of the NA61/SHINE measurements with predictions of several hadroproduction models is presented.


Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Kernphysik (IKP)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Jahr 2016
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-016-3898-y
ISSN: 1434-6044
URN: urn:nbn:de:swb:90-539886
KITopen ID: 1000053988
HGF-Programm 51.03.03; LK 01
Erschienen in European Physical Journal C
Band 76
Heft 2
Seiten Art.Nr.: 84
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