The European Physical Journal C

, Volume 63, Issue 1, pp 1–10 | Cite as

A hadronization model for few-GeV neutrino interactions

  • T. Yang
  • C. Andreopoulos
  • H. Gallagher
  • K. Hofmann
  • P. Kehayias
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Regular Article - Experimental Physics

Abstract

We present a detailed description of a new hadronic multiparticle production model for use in neutrino interaction simulations. Its validity spans a wide invariant mass range starting from the pion production threshold. This model focuses on the low invariant mass region which is probed in few-GeV neutrino interactions and is of particular importance to neutrino oscillation experiments using accelerator and atmospheric fluxes. It exhibits reasonable agreement with a wide variety of experimental data. We also describe measurements that can be made in upcoming experiments that can improve modeling in areas where uncertainties are currently large.

Keywords

Invariant Mass Fragmentation Function Charged Hadron Bubble Chamber Neutrino Oscillation Experiment 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Yang
    • 1
  • C. Andreopoulos
    • 2
  • H. Gallagher
    • 3
  • K. Hofmann
    • 3
  • P. Kehayias
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsStanford UniversityStanfordUSA
  2. 2.Rutherford Appleton LaboratoryOxfordshireUK
  3. 3.Physics DepartmentTufts UniversityMedfordUSA

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