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Title: First measurement of neutrino and antineutrino coherent charged pion production on argon

We report on the first cross section measurements for charged current coherent pion production by neutrinos and antineutrinos on argon. These measurements are performed using the ArgoNeuT detector exposed to the NuMI beam at Fermilab. The cross sections are measured to be 2.6 +1.2-1.0 (stat)+0.3-0.4(syst) × 10⁻³⁸cm² / Ar for neutrinos at a mean energy of 9.6 GeV and 5.5+2.6-2.1(stat)+0.6-0.7(syst) × 10⁻³⁹ cm² / Ar for antineutrinos at a mean energy of 3.6 GeV.
Authors:
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  1. Fermi National Accelerator Lab., Batavia, IL (United States)
  2. Yale Univ., New Haven, CT (United States)
  3. Syracuse Univ., NY (United States)
  4. Kansas State Univ., Manhattan, KS (United States)
  5. Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI (United States)
  6. Yale Univ., New Haven, CT (United States); Univ. dell' Aquila, L'Aquila (Italy)
  7. Univ. of Bern, Bern (Switzerland)
  8. Univ. of Texas, Austin, TX (United States)
  9. Yale Univ., New Haven, CT (United States); Univ. of Texas, Austin, TX (United States)
  10. Imperial College, London (United Kingdom)
  11. Syracuse Univ., NY (United States); Fermi National Accelerator Lab., Batavia, IL (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1183304
Report Number(s):
FERMILAB-PUB--14-258-E
Journal ID: ISSN 0031-9007; PRLTAO; arXiv eprint number arXiv:1408.0598; TRN: US1600763
Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review Letters
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 113; Journal Issue: 26; Related Information: Publisher’s Note: First Measurement of Neutrino and Antineutrino Coherent Charged Pion Production on Argon [Phys. Rev. Lett. 113 , 261801 (2014)]; DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.114.039901; Journal ID: ISSN 0031-9007
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Research Org:
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
Contributing Orgs:
ArgoNeuT Collaboration
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS