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Title: Measurements of $$\pi ^\pm $$, $$K^\pm $$ and proton double differential yields from the surface of the T2K replica target for incoming 31 GeV/c protons with the NA61/SHINE spectrometer at the CERN SPS: NA61/SHINE Collaboration

Abstract

Measurements of the $$\pi^{\pm}$$, $$K^{\pm}$$, and proton double differential yields emitted from the surface of the 90-cm-long carbon target (T2K replica) were performed for the incoming 31 GeV/c protons with the NA61/SHINE spectrometer at the CERN SPS using data collected during 2010 run. The double differential $$\pi^{\pm}$$ yields were measured with increased precision compared to the previously published NA61/SHINE results, while the $$K^{\pm}$$ and proton yields were obtained for the first time. A strategy for dealing with the dependence of the results on the incoming proton beam profile is proposed. Furthermore, the purpose of these measurements is to reduce significantly the (anti)neutrino flux uncertainty in the T2K long-baseline neutrino experiment by constraining the production of (anti)neutrino ancestors coming from the T2K target.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States); Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP)
Contributing Org.:
NA61/SHINE Collaboration
OSTI Identifier:
1478049
Report Number(s):
arXiv:1808.04927; FERMILAB-PUB-18-441-AD-CD-ND; CERN-EP-2018-222
Journal ID: ISSN 1434-6044; 1687433
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-07CH11359
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
European Physical Journal. C, Particles and Fields
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 79; Journal Issue: 2; Journal ID: ISSN 1434-6044
Publisher:
Springer
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS; 72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS

Citation Formats

Abgrall, N., Aduszkiewicz, A., Andronov, E. V., Antićić, T., Baatar, B., Baszczyk, M., Bhosale, S., Blondel, A., Bogomilov, M., Brandin, A., Bravar, A., Bryliński, W., Brzychczyk, J., Bunyatov, S. A., Busygina, O., Bzdak, A., Cherif, H., Ćirković, M., Czopowicz, T., Damyanova, A., Davis, N., Deveaux, M., Dominik, W., Dorosz, P., Dumarchez, J., Engel, R., Ereditato, A., Feofilov, G. A., Fields, L., Fodor, Z., Garibov, A., Gaździcki, M., Golosov, O., Golubeva, M., Grebieszkow, K., Guber, F., Haesler, A., Hasegawa, T., Hervé, A. E., Igolkin, S. N., Ilieva, S., Ivashkin, A., Johnson, S. R., Kadija, K., Kaptur, E., Kargin, N., Kashirin, E., Kiełbowicz, M., Kireyeu, V. A., Klochkov, V., Kobayashi, T., Kolesnikov, V. I., Kolev, D., Korzenev, A., Kovalenko, V. N., Kowalik, K., Kowalski, S., Koziel, M., Krasnoperov, A., Kucewicz, W., Kuich, M., Kurepin, A., Larsen, D., László, A., Lazareva, T. V., Lewicki, M., Łojek, K., Łysakowski, B., Lyubushkin, V. V., Maćkowiak-Pawłowska, M., Majka, Z., Maksiak, B., Malakhov, A. I., Manić, D., Marchionni, A., Marcinek, A., Marino, A. D., Marton, K., Mathes, H. J., Matulewicz, T., Matveev, V., Melkumov, G. L., Merzlaya, A. O., Messerly, B., Mik, Ł., Mills, G. B., Morozov, S., Mrówczyński, S., Nagai, Y., Nakadaira, T., Naskręt, M., Nishikawa, K., Ozvenchuk, V., Paolone, V., Pavin, M., Petukhov, O., Pistillo, C., Płaneta, R., Podlaski, P., Popov, B. A., Posiadała-Zezula, M., Prokhorova, D. S., Puławski, S., Puzović, J., Rauch, W., Ravonel, M., Renfordt, R., Richter-Wąs, E., Röhrich, D., Rondio, E., Roth, M., Rumberger, B. T., Rustamov, A., Rybczynski, M., Rybicki, A., Sadovsky, A., Sakashita, K., Schmidt, K., Sekiguchi, T., Selyuzhenkov, I., Seryakov, A. Yu., Seyboth, P., Shibata, M., Słodkowski, M., Snoch, A., Staszel, P., Stefanek, G., Stepaniak, J., Strikhanov, M., Ströbele, H., Šuša, T., Tada, M., Taranenko, A., Tefelska, A., Tefelski, D., Tereshchenko, V., Toia, A., Tsenov, R., Turko, L., Ulrich, R., Unger, M., Valiev, F. F., Veberič, D., Vechernin, V. V., Walewski, M., Wickremasinghe, A., Włodarczyk, Z., Wojtaszek-Szwarc, A., Wyszyński, O., Zambelli, L., Zimmerman, E. D., Zwaska, R., Berns, L., Fiorentini, G. A., Friend, M., Hartz, M., Vladisavljevic, T., and Yu, M. Measurements of $\pi ^\pm $, $K^\pm $ and proton double differential yields from the surface of the T2K replica target for incoming 31 GeV/c protons with the NA61/SHINE spectrometer at the CERN SPS: NA61/SHINE Collaboration. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1140/epjc/s10052-019-6583-0.
Abgrall, N., Aduszkiewicz, A., Andronov, E. V., Antićić, T., Baatar, B., Baszczyk, M., Bhosale, S., Blondel, A., Bogomilov, M., Brandin, A., Bravar, A., Bryliński, W., Brzychczyk, J., Bunyatov, S. A., Busygina, O., Bzdak, A., Cherif, H., Ćirković, M., Czopowicz, T., Damyanova, A., Davis, N., Deveaux, M., Dominik, W., Dorosz, P., Dumarchez, J., Engel, R., Ereditato, A., Feofilov, G. A., Fields, L., Fodor, Z., Garibov, A., Gaździcki, M., Golosov, O., Golubeva, M., Grebieszkow, K., Guber, F., Haesler, A., Hasegawa, T., Hervé, A. E., Igolkin, S. N., Ilieva, S., Ivashkin, A., Johnson, S. R., Kadija, K., Kaptur, E., Kargin, N., Kashirin, E., Kiełbowicz, M., Kireyeu, V. A., Klochkov, V., Kobayashi, T., Kolesnikov, V. I., Kolev, D., Korzenev, A., Kovalenko, V. N., Kowalik, K., Kowalski, S., Koziel, M., Krasnoperov, A., Kucewicz, W., Kuich, M., Kurepin, A., Larsen, D., László, A., Lazareva, T. V., Lewicki, M., Łojek, K., Łysakowski, B., Lyubushkin, V. V., Maćkowiak-Pawłowska, M., Majka, Z., Maksiak, B., Malakhov, A. I., Manić, D., Marchionni, A., Marcinek, A., Marino, A. D., Marton, K., Mathes, H. J., Matulewicz, T., Matveev, V., Melkumov, G. L., Merzlaya, A. O., Messerly, B., Mik, Ł., Mills, G. B., Morozov, S., Mrówczyński, S., Nagai, Y., Nakadaira, T., Naskręt, M., Nishikawa, K., Ozvenchuk, V., Paolone, V., Pavin, M., Petukhov, O., Pistillo, C., Płaneta, R., Podlaski, P., Popov, B. A., Posiadała-Zezula, M., Prokhorova, D. S., Puławski, S., Puzović, J., Rauch, W., Ravonel, M., Renfordt, R., Richter-Wąs, E., Röhrich, D., Rondio, E., Roth, M., Rumberger, B. T., Rustamov, A., Rybczynski, M., Rybicki, A., Sadovsky, A., Sakashita, K., Schmidt, K., Sekiguchi, T., Selyuzhenkov, I., Seryakov, A. Yu., Seyboth, P., Shibata, M., Słodkowski, M., Snoch, A., Staszel, P., Stefanek, G., Stepaniak, J., Strikhanov, M., Ströbele, H., Šuša, T., Tada, M., Taranenko, A., Tefelska, A., Tefelski, D., Tereshchenko, V., Toia, A., Tsenov, R., Turko, L., Ulrich, R., Unger, M., Valiev, F. F., Veberič, D., Vechernin, V. V., Walewski, M., Wickremasinghe, A., Włodarczyk, Z., Wojtaszek-Szwarc, A., Wyszyński, O., Zambelli, L., Zimmerman, E. D., Zwaska, R., Berns, L., Fiorentini, G. A., Friend, M., Hartz, M., Vladisavljevic, T., & Yu, M. Measurements of $\pi ^\pm $, $K^\pm $ and proton double differential yields from the surface of the T2K replica target for incoming 31 GeV/c protons with the NA61/SHINE spectrometer at the CERN SPS: NA61/SHINE Collaboration. United States. doi:10.1140/epjc/s10052-019-6583-0.
Abgrall, N., Aduszkiewicz, A., Andronov, E. V., Antićić, T., Baatar, B., Baszczyk, M., Bhosale, S., Blondel, A., Bogomilov, M., Brandin, A., Bravar, A., Bryliński, W., Brzychczyk, J., Bunyatov, S. A., Busygina, O., Bzdak, A., Cherif, H., Ćirković, M., Czopowicz, T., Damyanova, A., Davis, N., Deveaux, M., Dominik, W., Dorosz, P., Dumarchez, J., Engel, R., Ereditato, A., Feofilov, G. A., Fields, L., Fodor, Z., Garibov, A., Gaździcki, M., Golosov, O., Golubeva, M., Grebieszkow, K., Guber, F., Haesler, A., Hasegawa, T., Hervé, A. E., Igolkin, S. N., Ilieva, S., Ivashkin, A., Johnson, S. R., Kadija, K., Kaptur, E., Kargin, N., Kashirin, E., Kiełbowicz, M., Kireyeu, V. A., Klochkov, V., Kobayashi, T., Kolesnikov, V. I., Kolev, D., Korzenev, A., Kovalenko, V. N., Kowalik, K., Kowalski, S., Koziel, M., Krasnoperov, A., Kucewicz, W., Kuich, M., Kurepin, A., Larsen, D., László, A., Lazareva, T. V., Lewicki, M., Łojek, K., Łysakowski, B., Lyubushkin, V. V., Maćkowiak-Pawłowska, M., Majka, Z., Maksiak, B., Malakhov, A. I., Manić, D., Marchionni, A., Marcinek, A., Marino, A. D., Marton, K., Mathes, H. J., Matulewicz, T., Matveev, V., Melkumov, G. L., Merzlaya, A. O., Messerly, B., Mik, Ł., Mills, G. B., Morozov, S., Mrówczyński, S., Nagai, Y., Nakadaira, T., Naskręt, M., Nishikawa, K., Ozvenchuk, V., Paolone, V., Pavin, M., Petukhov, O., Pistillo, C., Płaneta, R., Podlaski, P., Popov, B. A., Posiadała-Zezula, M., Prokhorova, D. S., Puławski, S., Puzović, J., Rauch, W., Ravonel, M., Renfordt, R., Richter-Wąs, E., Röhrich, D., Rondio, E., Roth, M., Rumberger, B. T., Rustamov, A., Rybczynski, M., Rybicki, A., Sadovsky, A., Sakashita, K., Schmidt, K., Sekiguchi, T., Selyuzhenkov, I., Seryakov, A. Yu., Seyboth, P., Shibata, M., Słodkowski, M., Snoch, A., Staszel, P., Stefanek, G., Stepaniak, J., Strikhanov, M., Ströbele, H., Šuša, T., Tada, M., Taranenko, A., Tefelska, A., Tefelski, D., Tereshchenko, V., Toia, A., Tsenov, R., Turko, L., Ulrich, R., Unger, M., Valiev, F. F., Veberič, D., Vechernin, V. V., Walewski, M., Wickremasinghe, A., Włodarczyk, Z., Wojtaszek-Szwarc, A., Wyszyński, O., Zambelli, L., Zimmerman, E. D., Zwaska, R., Berns, L., Fiorentini, G. A., Friend, M., Hartz, M., Vladisavljevic, T., and Yu, M. Thu . "Measurements of $\pi ^\pm $, $K^\pm $ and proton double differential yields from the surface of the T2K replica target for incoming 31 GeV/c protons with the NA61/SHINE spectrometer at the CERN SPS: NA61/SHINE Collaboration". United States. doi:10.1140/epjc/s10052-019-6583-0. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1478049.
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title = {Measurements of $\pi ^\pm $, $K^\pm $ and proton double differential yields from the surface of the T2K replica target for incoming 31 GeV/c protons with the NA61/SHINE spectrometer at the CERN SPS: NA61/SHINE Collaboration},
author = {Abgrall, N. and Aduszkiewicz, A. and Andronov, E. V. and Antićić, T. and Baatar, B. and Baszczyk, M. and Bhosale, S. and Blondel, A. and Bogomilov, M. and Brandin, A. and Bravar, A. and Bryliński, W. and Brzychczyk, J. and Bunyatov, S. A. and Busygina, O. and Bzdak, A. and Cherif, H. and Ćirković, M. and Czopowicz, T. and Damyanova, A. and Davis, N. and Deveaux, M. and Dominik, W. and Dorosz, P. and Dumarchez, J. and Engel, R. and Ereditato, A. and Feofilov, G. A. and Fields, L. and Fodor, Z. and Garibov, A. and Gaździcki, M. and Golosov, O. and Golubeva, M. and Grebieszkow, K. and Guber, F. and Haesler, A. and Hasegawa, T. and Hervé, A. E. and Igolkin, S. N. and Ilieva, S. and Ivashkin, A. and Johnson, S. R. and Kadija, K. and Kaptur, E. and Kargin, N. and Kashirin, E. and Kiełbowicz, M. and Kireyeu, V. A. and Klochkov, V. and Kobayashi, T. and Kolesnikov, V. I. and Kolev, D. and Korzenev, A. and Kovalenko, V. N. and Kowalik, K. and Kowalski, S. and Koziel, M. and Krasnoperov, A. and Kucewicz, W. and Kuich, M. and Kurepin, A. and Larsen, D. and László, A. and Lazareva, T. V. and Lewicki, M. and Łojek, K. and Łysakowski, B. and Lyubushkin, V. V. and Maćkowiak-Pawłowska, M. and Majka, Z. and Maksiak, B. and Malakhov, A. I. and Manić, D. and Marchionni, A. and Marcinek, A. and Marino, A. D. and Marton, K. and Mathes, H. J. and Matulewicz, T. and Matveev, V. and Melkumov, G. L. and Merzlaya, A. O. and Messerly, B. and Mik, Ł. and Mills, G. B. and Morozov, S. and Mrówczyński, S. and Nagai, Y. and Nakadaira, T. and Naskręt, M. and Nishikawa, K. and Ozvenchuk, V. and Paolone, V. and Pavin, M. and Petukhov, O. and Pistillo, C. and Płaneta, R. and Podlaski, P. and Popov, B. A. and Posiadała-Zezula, M. and Prokhorova, D. S. and Puławski, S. and Puzović, J. and Rauch, W. and Ravonel, M. and Renfordt, R. and Richter-Wąs, E. and Röhrich, D. and Rondio, E. and Roth, M. and Rumberger, B. T. and Rustamov, A. and Rybczynski, M. and Rybicki, A. and Sadovsky, A. and Sakashita, K. and Schmidt, K. and Sekiguchi, T. and Selyuzhenkov, I. and Seryakov, A. Yu. and Seyboth, P. and Shibata, M. and Słodkowski, M. and Snoch, A. and Staszel, P. and Stefanek, G. and Stepaniak, J. and Strikhanov, M. and Ströbele, H. and Šuša, T. and Tada, M. and Taranenko, A. and Tefelska, A. and Tefelski, D. and Tereshchenko, V. and Toia, A. and Tsenov, R. and Turko, L. and Ulrich, R. and Unger, M. and Valiev, F. F. and Veberič, D. and Vechernin, V. V. and Walewski, M. and Wickremasinghe, A. and Włodarczyk, Z. and Wojtaszek-Szwarc, A. and Wyszyński, O. and Zambelli, L. and Zimmerman, E. D. and Zwaska, R. and Berns, L. and Fiorentini, G. A. and Friend, M. and Hartz, M. and Vladisavljevic, T. and Yu, M.},
abstractNote = {Measurements of the $\pi^{\pm}$, $K^{\pm}$, and proton double differential yields emitted from the surface of the 90-cm-long carbon target (T2K replica) were performed for the incoming 31 GeV/c protons with the NA61/SHINE spectrometer at the CERN SPS using data collected during 2010 run. The double differential $\pi^{\pm}$ yields were measured with increased precision compared to the previously published NA61/SHINE results, while the $K^{\pm}$ and proton yields were obtained for the first time. A strategy for dealing with the dependence of the results on the incoming proton beam profile is proposed. Furthermore, the purpose of these measurements is to reduce significantly the (anti)neutrino flux uncertainty in the T2K long-baseline neutrino experiment by constraining the production of (anti)neutrino ancestors coming from the T2K target.},
doi = {10.1140/epjc/s10052-019-6583-0},
journal = {European Physical Journal. C, Particles and Fields},
number = 2,
volume = 79,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {1}
}

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