Lancaster EPrints

First measurement of the muon neutrino charged current single pion production cross section on water with the T2K near detector

Abe, K. and Andreopoulos, C. and Antonova, M. and Aoki, S. and Ariga, A. and Assylbekov, S. and Autiero, D. and Ban, S. and Barbi, M. and Barker, G. J. and Barr, G. and Bartet-Friburg, P. and Batkiewicz, M. and Bay, F. and Berardi, V. and Berkman, S. and Bhadra, S. and Bienstock, S. and Blondel, A. and Bolognesi, S. and Bordoni, S. and Brailsford, D. and Bravar, A. and Bronner, C. and Avanzini, M. Buizza and Calland, R. G. and Campbell, T. and Cao, S. and Rodríguez, J. Caravaca and Castillo, R. and Catanesi, M. G. and Cervera, A. and Cherdack, D. and Chikuma, N. and Christodoulou, G. and Coleman, J. and Collazuol, G. and Coplowe, D. and Cremonesi, L. and Dabrowska, A. and Rosa, G. De and Dealtry, T. and Denner, P. F. and Dennis, S. R. and Densham, C. and Dewhurst, D. and Lodovico, F. Di and Luise, S. Di and Dolan, S. and Drapier, O. and Duffy, K. E. and Dumarchez, J. and Dytman, S. and Dziewiecki, M. and Emery-Schrenk, S. and Ereditato, A. and Feusels, T. and Finch, A. J. and Fiorentini, G. A. and Friend, M. and Fujii, Y. and Fukuda, D. and Fukuda, Y. and Furmanski, A. P. and Galymov, V. and Giffin, S. G. and Giganti, C. and Gilje, K. and Gizzarelli, F. and Gonin, M. and Grant, N. and Hadley, D. R. and Haegel, L. and Haigh, M. D. and Hamilton, P. and Hansen, D. and Harada, J. and Hara, T. and Hartz, M. and Hasegawa, T. and Hastings, N. C. and Hayashino, T. and Hayato, Y. and Helmer, R. L. and Hierholzer, M. and Hillairet, A. and Himmel, A. and Hiraki, T. and Hirota, S. and Hogan, M. and Holeczek, J. and Horikawa, S. and Hosomi, F. and Huang, K. and Ichikawa, A. K. and Ieki, K. and Ikeda, M. and Imber, J. and Insler, J. and Intonti, R. A. and Irvine, T. J. and Ishida, T. and Ishii, T. and Iwai, E. and Iwamoto, K. and Izmaylov, A. and Jacob, A. and Jamieson, B. and Jiang, M. and Jo, J. H. and Jonsson, P. and Kabirnezhad, M. and Kaboth, A. C. and Kajita, T. and Kakuno, H. and Kameda, J. and Karlen, D. and Karpikov, I. and Katori, T. and Kearns, E. and Khabibullin, M. and Khotjantsev, A. and Kielczewska, D. and Kikawa, T. and Kisiel, J. and Knight, A. and Knox, A. and Kobayashi, T. and Koch, L. and Koga, T. and Konaka, A. and Kondo, K. and Kopylov, A. and Kormos, L. L. and Korzenev, A. and Koshio, Y. and Kropp, W. and Kudenko, Y. and Kurjata, R. and Kutter, T. and Lagoda, J. and Lamont, I. and Larkin, E. and Lasorak, P. and Laveder, M. and Lawe, M. and Lazos, M. and Lindner, T. and Liptak, Z. J. and Litchfield, R. P. and Longhin, A. and Lopez, J. P. and Lou, T. and Ludovici, L. and Lu, X. and Magaletti, L. and Mahn, K. and Malek, M. and Manly, S. and Marino, A. D. and Marteau, J. and Martins, P. and Martynenko, S. and Maruyama, T. and Matveev, V. and Mavrokoridis, K. and Mazzucato, E. and McCarthy, M. and McCauley, N. and McFarland, K. S. and McGrew, C. and Mefodiev, A. and Metelko, C. and Mezzetto, M. and Mijakowski, P. and Minamino, A. and Mineev, O. and Mine, S. and Missert, A. and Miura, M. and Moriyama, S. and Mueller, Th A. and Myslik, J. and Nakadaira, T. and Nakahata, M. and Nakamura, K. G. and Nakamura, K. and Nakamura, K. D. and Nakayama, S. and Nakaya, T. and Nakayoshi, K. and Nantais, C. and Nielsen, C. and Nirkko, M. and Nishikawa, K. and Nishimura, Y. and Novella, P. and Nowak, J. and O'Keeffe, H. M. and Ohta, R. and Okusawa, T. and Oryszczak, W. and Oser, S. M. and Ovsyannikova, T. and Oyama, Y. and Palladino, V. and Palomino, J. L. and Paolone, V. and Patel, N. D. and Pavin, M. and Payne, D. and Perkin, J. D. and Petrov, Y. and Pickard, L. and Guerra, E. S. Pinzon and Pistillo, C. and Popov, B. and Posiadala-Zezula, M. and Poutissou, J. -M. and Poutissou, R. and Przewlocki, P. and Quilain, B. and Radermacher, T. and Radicioni, E. and Ratoff, P. N. and Ravonel, M. and Rayner, M. A. M. and Redij, A. and Reinherz-Aronis, E. and Riccio, C. and Rojas, P. and Rondio, E. and Roth, S. and Rubbia, A. and Rychter, A. and Sacco, R. and Sakashita, K. and Sánchez, F. and Sato, F. and Scantamburlo, E. and Scholberg, K. and Schoppmann, S. and Schwehr, J. and Seiya, Y. and Sekiguchi, T. and Sekiya, H. and Sgalaberna, D. and Shah, R. and Shaikhiev, A. and Shaker, F. and Shaw, D. and Shiozawa, M. and Shirahige, T. and Smy, M. and Sobczyk, J. T. and Sobel, H. and Sorel, M. and Southwell, L. and Stamoulis, P. and Steinmann, J. and Stewart, T. and Stowell, P. and Suda, Y. and Suvorov, S. and Suzuki, A. and Suzuki, K. and Suzuki, S. Y. and Suzuki, Y. and Tacik, R. and Tada, M. and Takahashi, S. and Takeda, A. and Tanaka, H. K. and Tanaka, H. A. and Terhorst, D. and Terri, R. and Thakore, T. and Tobayama, S. and Toki, W. and Tomura, T. and Touramanis, C. and Tsukamoto, T. and Tzanov, M. and Uchida, Y. and Vacheret, A. and Vagins, M. and Vallari, Z. and Vasseur, G. and Wachala, T. and Wakamatsu, K. and Wark, D. and Warzycha, W. and Wascko, M. O. and Weber, A. and Wendell, R. and Wilkes, R. J. and Wilking, M. J. and Yamamoto, K. and Yamamoto, M. and Yanagisawa, C. and Yano, T. and Yen, S. and Yershov, N. and Yokoyama, M. and Yoshida, K. and Yuan, T. and Yu, M. and Zalewska, A. and Zalipska, J. and Zambelli, L. and Zaremba, K. and Ziembicki, M. and Zimmerman, E. D. and Zito, M. and Zmuda, J. . (2017) First measurement of the muon neutrino charged current single pion production cross section on water with the T2K near detector. Physical Review D, 95 (1). ISSN 1550-7998

[img]
Preview
PDF (1605.07964v1) - Submitted Version
Available under License ["licenses_description_creative_commons_attribution_4_0_international_license" not defined].

Download (576Kb) | Preview

    Abstract

    The T2K off-axis near detector, ND280, is used to make the first differential cross section measurements of muon neutrino charged current single positive pion production on a water target at energies ${\sim}0.8$~GeV. The differential measurements are presented as a function of muon and pion kinematics, in the restricted phase-space defined by $p_{\pi^+}>200$MeV/c, $p_{\mu^-}>200$MeV/c, $\cos \theta_{\pi^+}>0.3$ and $\cos \theta_{\mu^-}>0.3$. The total flux integrated $\nu_\mu$ charged current single positive pion production cross section on water in the restricted phase-space is measured to be $\langle\sigma\rangle_\phi=4.25\pm0.48~(\mathrm{stat})\pm1.56~(\mathrm{syst})\times10^{-40}~\mathrm{cm}^{2}/\mathrm{nucleon}$. The total cross section is consistent with the NEUT prediction ($5.03\times10^{-40}~\mathrm{cm}^{2}/\mathrm{nucleon}$) and 2$\sigma$ lower than the GENIE prediction ($7.68\times10^{-40}~\mathrm{cm}^{2}/\mathrm{nucleon}$). The differential cross sections are in good agreement with the NEUT generator. The GENIE simulation reproduces well the shapes of the distributions, but over-estimates the overall cross section normalization.

    Item Type: Article
    Journal or Publication Title: Physical Review D
    Uncontrolled Keywords: hep-ex
    Subjects:
    Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
    ID Code: 82843
    Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
    Deposited On: 14 Nov 2016 11:58
    Refereed?: Yes
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 21 Sep 2017 01:34
    Identification Number:
    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/82843

    Actions (login required)

    View Item