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Title: Zenith angle distributions at Super-Kamiokande and SNO and the solution of the solar neutrino problem
Author: González García, Ma. Concepción
Peña Garay, Carlos
Smirnov, Alexei Yu
Keywords: Neutrins solars
Partícules (Física nuclear)
Astrofísica nuclear
Sistema solar
Solar neutrinos
Particles (Nuclear physics)
Nuclear astrophysics
Solar system
Issue Date: 2001
Publisher: The American Physical Society
Abstract: We have performed a detailed study of the zenith angle dependence of the regeneration factor and distributions of events at SNO and SK for different solutions of the solar neutrino problem. In particular, we discuss the oscillatory behavior and the synchronization effect in the distribution for the LMA solution, the parametric peak for the LOW solution, etc. A physical interpretation of the effects is given. We suggest a new binning of events which emphasizes the distinctive features of the zenith angle distributions for the different solutions. We also find the correlations between the integrated day-night asymmetry and the rates of events in different zenith angle bins. The study of these correlations strengthens the identification power of the analysis.
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It is part of: Physical Review D, 2001, vol. 63, núm. 11, p. 113004-1-113004-18
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ISSN: 0556-2821
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