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Title: Comparisons of neutrino event generators from an oscillation-experiment perspective

Monte Carlo generators are crucial to the analysis of high energy physics data, ideally giving a baseline comparison between the state-of-art theoretical models and experimental data. Presented here is a comparison between three of final state distributions from the GENIE, Neut, NUANCE, and NuWro neutrino Monte Carlo event generators. The final state distributions chosen for comparison are: the electromagnetic energy fraction in neutral current interactions, the energy of the leading π{sup 0} vs. the scattering angle for neutral current interactions, and the muon energy vs. scattering angle of ν{sub µ} charged current interactions.
Authors:
 [1]
  1. nathan.mayer@tufts.edu, Fermilab P.O. Box 500 M.S. 220, Batavia IL 60510 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22391792
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 1663; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: NuINT12: 8. International Workshop on Neutrino-Nucleus Internactions in the Few-GeV Region, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), 22-27 Oct 2012; Other Information: (c) 2015 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; CHARGED-CURRENT INTERACTIONS; COMPARATIVE EVALUATIONS; COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION; ELASTIC SCATTERING; G CODES; MONTE CARLO METHOD; MUONS; NEUTRAL-CURRENT INTERACTIONS; NEUTRINO OSCILLATION; NEUTRINOS; PIONS NEUTRAL; SMALL ANGLE SCATTERING