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Neutral-Current Neutrino-Nucleus Scattering off Xe Isotopes

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Author(s):
Pirinen, P. [1] ; Suhonen, J. [1] ; Ydrefors, E. [2]
Total Authors: 3
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Jyvaskyla, Dept Phys, POB 35, Jyvaskyla 40014 - Finland
[2] DCTA, Inst Tecnol Aeronaut, BR-12228900 Sao Jose Dos Campos - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: Advances in High Energy Physics; 2018.
Web of Science Citations: 5
Abstract

Large liquid xenon detectors aiming for dark matter direct detection will soon become viable tools also for investigating neutrino physics. Information on the effects of nuclear structure in neutrino-nucleus scattering can be important in distinguishing neutrino backgrounds in such detectors. We perform calculations for differential and total cross sections of neutral-current neutrino scattering off the most abundant xenon isotopes. The nuclear-structure calculations are made in the nuclear shell model for elastic scattering and also in the quasiparticle random-phase approximation (QRPA) and microscopic quasiparticle-phonon model (MQPM) for both elastic and inelastic scattering. Using suitable neutrino energy distributions, we compute estimates of total averaged cross sections for B-8 solar neutrinos and supernova neutrinos. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 16/25143-7 - Relativistic two and three-body problems in Minkowski space in (2+1) and (3+1) dimensions
Grantee:Emanuel Arthur Ydrefors
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate