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Title: Prompt tau-neutrino fluxes in present and future tau-neutrino experiments
Author: González García, Ma. Concepción
Gómez Cadenas, Juan José, 1960-
Keywords: Partícules (Física nuclear)
Teoria de camps (Física)
Particles (Nuclear physics)
Field theory (Physics)
Issue Date: 1996
Publisher: The American Physical Society
Abstract: We use a nonperturbative QCD approach, the quark-gluon string model, to compute the τ -neutrino fluxes produced by fixed target pA collisions (where A is a target material) for incident protons of energies ranging from 120 to 800 GeV. The purpose of this calculation is to estimate in a consistent way the prompt background for the ν μ ( ν e ) ↔ ν τ oscillation search in the on-going ν μ ( ν e ) ↔ ν τ oscillation search experiments CHORUS and NOMAD, as well as the expected prompt background in future experiments, such as COSMOS at Fermilab and a possible second-generation ν μ ( ν e ) ↔ ν τ search experiment at the CERN SPS. In addition, we compute the number of ν τ interactions expected by the experiment E872 at Fermilab.
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It is part of: Physical Review D, 1996, vol. 55, núm. 3, p. 1297-1306
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ISSN: 0556-2821
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