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Title: Measurement of the Solar Neutrino Energy Spectrum Using Neutrino-Electron Scattering

Abstract

A measurement of the energy spectrum of recoil electrons from solar neutrino scattering in the Super-Kamiokande detector is presented. The results shown here were obtained from 504 days of data taken between 31 May 1996 and 25 March 1998. The shape of the measured spectrum is compared with the expectation for solar {sup 8}B neutrinos. The comparison takes into account both kinematic and detector related effects in the measurement process. The spectral shape comparison between the observation and the expectation gives a {chi}{sup 2} of 25.3 with 15 degrees of freedom, corresponding to a 4.6{percent} confidence level. {copyright} {ital 1999} {ital The American Physical Society}

Authors:
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  1. Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, University of Tokyo, Tanashi, Tokyo 188-8502 (Japan)
  2. Department of Physics, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215 (United States)
  3. Physics Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York 11973 (United States)
  4. Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California 92697-4575 (United States)
  5. Department of Physics, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Carson, California 90747 (United States)
  6. Department of Physics, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia 22030 (United States)
  7. Department of Physics, Gifu University, Gifu, Gifu 501-1193 (Japan)
  8. Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822 (United States)
  9. Institute of Particle and Nuclear Studies, High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK), Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0801 (Japan)
  10. Department of Physics, Kobe University, Kobe, Hyogo 657-8501 (Japan)
  11. Physics Division, P-23, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
328590
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Physical Review Letters
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 82; Journal Issue: 12; Other Information: PBD: Mar 1999
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
66 PHYSICS; BORON; SOLAR NEUTRINOS; NEUTRINO-ELECTRON INTERACTIONS; NEUTRINO DETECTION; ENERGY SPECTRA; BORON 8; MEASURING METHODS

Citation Formats

Fukuda, Y., Hayakawa, T., Ichihara, E., Inoue, K., Ishihara, K., Ishino, H., Itow, Y., Kajita, T., Kameda, J., Kasuga, S., Kobayashi, K., Kobayashi, Y., Koshio, Y., Miura, M., Nakahata, M., Nakayama, S., Okada, A., Okumura, K., Sakurai, N., Shiozawa, M., Suzuki, Y., Takeuchi, Y., .Totsuka, Y., Yamada, S., Earl, M., Habig, A., Kearns, E., Messier, M.D., Scholberg, K., Stone, J.L., Sulak, L.R., Walter, C., Goldhaber, M., Barszczak, T., Casper, D., Gajewski, W., Halverson, P.G., Hsu, J., Kropp, W.R., Price, L.R., Reines, F., Smy, M., Sobel, H.W., Vagins, M.R., Haines, T.J., Kielczewska, D., Ganezer, K.S., Keig, W.E., Ellsworth, R.W., Tasaka, S., Flanagan, J.W., Kibayashi, A., Learned, J.G., Matsuno, S., Stenger, V.J., Takemori, D., Ishii, T., Kanzaki, J., Kobayashi, T., Mine, S., Nakamura, K., Nishikawa, K., Oyama, Y., Sakai, A., Sakuda, M., Sasaki, O., Echigo, S., Kohama, M., Suzuki, A.T., Haines, T.J., and and others. Measurement of the Solar Neutrino Energy Spectrum Using Neutrino-Electron Scattering. United States: N. p., 1999. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.82.2430.
Fukuda, Y., Hayakawa, T., Ichihara, E., Inoue, K., Ishihara, K., Ishino, H., Itow, Y., Kajita, T., Kameda, J., Kasuga, S., Kobayashi, K., Kobayashi, Y., Koshio, Y., Miura, M., Nakahata, M., Nakayama, S., Okada, A., Okumura, K., Sakurai, N., Shiozawa, M., Suzuki, Y., Takeuchi, Y., .Totsuka, Y., Yamada, S., Earl, M., Habig, A., Kearns, E., Messier, M.D., Scholberg, K., Stone, J.L., Sulak, L.R., Walter, C., Goldhaber, M., Barszczak, T., Casper, D., Gajewski, W., Halverson, P.G., Hsu, J., Kropp, W.R., Price, L.R., Reines, F., Smy, M., Sobel, H.W., Vagins, M.R., Haines, T.J., Kielczewska, D., Ganezer, K.S., Keig, W.E., Ellsworth, R.W., Tasaka, S., Flanagan, J.W., Kibayashi, A., Learned, J.G., Matsuno, S., Stenger, V.J., Takemori, D., Ishii, T., Kanzaki, J., Kobayashi, T., Mine, S., Nakamura, K., Nishikawa, K., Oyama, Y., Sakai, A., Sakuda, M., Sasaki, O., Echigo, S., Kohama, M., Suzuki, A.T., Haines, T.J., & and others. Measurement of the Solar Neutrino Energy Spectrum Using Neutrino-Electron Scattering. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.82.2430.
Fukuda, Y., Hayakawa, T., Ichihara, E., Inoue, K., Ishihara, K., Ishino, H., Itow, Y., Kajita, T., Kameda, J., Kasuga, S., Kobayashi, K., Kobayashi, Y., Koshio, Y., Miura, M., Nakahata, M., Nakayama, S., Okada, A., Okumura, K., Sakurai, N., Shiozawa, M., Suzuki, Y., Takeuchi, Y., .Totsuka, Y., Yamada, S., Earl, M., Habig, A., Kearns, E., Messier, M.D., Scholberg, K., Stone, J.L., Sulak, L.R., Walter, C., Goldhaber, M., Barszczak, T., Casper, D., Gajewski, W., Halverson, P.G., Hsu, J., Kropp, W.R., Price, L.R., Reines, F., Smy, M., Sobel, H.W., Vagins, M.R., Haines, T.J., Kielczewska, D., Ganezer, K.S., Keig, W.E., Ellsworth, R.W., Tasaka, S., Flanagan, J.W., Kibayashi, A., Learned, J.G., Matsuno, S., Stenger, V.J., Takemori, D., Ishii, T., Kanzaki, J., Kobayashi, T., Mine, S., Nakamura, K., Nishikawa, K., Oyama, Y., Sakai, A., Sakuda, M., Sasaki, O., Echigo, S., Kohama, M., Suzuki, A.T., Haines, T.J., and and others. Mon . "Measurement of the Solar Neutrino Energy Spectrum Using Neutrino-Electron Scattering". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.82.2430.
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title = {Measurement of the Solar Neutrino Energy Spectrum Using Neutrino-Electron Scattering},
author = {Fukuda, Y. and Hayakawa, T. and Ichihara, E. and Inoue, K. and Ishihara, K. and Ishino, H. and Itow, Y. and Kajita, T. and Kameda, J. and Kasuga, S. and Kobayashi, K. and Kobayashi, Y. and Koshio, Y. and Miura, M. and Nakahata, M. and Nakayama, S. and Okada, A. and Okumura, K. and Sakurai, N. and Shiozawa, M. and Suzuki, Y. and Takeuchi, Y. and .Totsuka, Y. and Yamada, S. and Earl, M. and Habig, A. and Kearns, E. and Messier, M.D. and Scholberg, K. and Stone, J.L. and Sulak, L.R. and Walter, C. and Goldhaber, M. and Barszczak, T. and Casper, D. and Gajewski, W. and Halverson, P.G. and Hsu, J. and Kropp, W.R. and Price, L.R. and Reines, F. and Smy, M. and Sobel, H.W. and Vagins, M.R. and Haines, T.J. and Kielczewska, D. and Ganezer, K.S. and Keig, W.E. and Ellsworth, R.W. and Tasaka, S. and Flanagan, J.W. and Kibayashi, A. and Learned, J.G. and Matsuno, S. and Stenger, V.J. and Takemori, D. and Ishii, T. and Kanzaki, J. and Kobayashi, T. and Mine, S. and Nakamura, K. and Nishikawa, K. and Oyama, Y. and Sakai, A. and Sakuda, M. and Sasaki, O. and Echigo, S. and Kohama, M. and Suzuki, A.T. and Haines, T.J. and and others},
abstractNote = {A measurement of the energy spectrum of recoil electrons from solar neutrino scattering in the Super-Kamiokande detector is presented. The results shown here were obtained from 504 days of data taken between 31 May 1996 and 25 March 1998. The shape of the measured spectrum is compared with the expectation for solar {sup 8}B neutrinos. The comparison takes into account both kinematic and detector related effects in the measurement process. The spectral shape comparison between the observation and the expectation gives a {chi}{sup 2} of 25.3 with 15 degrees of freedom, corresponding to a 4.6{percent} confidence level. {copyright} {ital 1999} {ital The American Physical Society}},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevLett.82.2430},
journal = {Physical Review Letters},
number = 12,
volume = 82,
place = {United States},
year = {1999},
month = {3}
}