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Physics of Particles and Nuclei

, Volume 49, Issue 4, pp 670–673 | Cite as

Lepton Pair Production in Neutrino–Nucleus Scattering

  • I. A. Alikhanov
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Abstract

The impact of the emission of new light gauge bosons in neutrino–nucleus scattering on the observed signal is studied. As an example, a model with a neutral vector boson \(Z{\kern 1pt} ^{'}\) with a mass of a few tens of MeV, interacting with neutrinos via the \(V - A\) current, is considered. An equivalent \(Z{\kern 1pt} ^{'}\) boson spectrum for neutrinos is introduced. The corresponding correction to the total neutrino–nucleus scattering cross section as a function of the collision energy is calculated. This correction for several values of the model parameters allowed by the existing experimental bounds is presented.

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

This work was supported by the Program of Fundamental Research of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences “Physics of Fundamental Interactions and Nuclear Technologies”.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Baksan Neutrino Observatory, Institute for Nuclear Research, Russian Academy of SciencesNeutrino.Russia
  2. 2.Institute of Applied Mathematics and Automation, Kabardino-Balkar Science Center, Russian Academy of SciencesNalchikRussia

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