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dc.contributor.advisor Tayloe, Rex en_US
dc.contributor.author Cox, David Christopher en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-06-03T17:56:01Z
dc.date.available 2010-08-27T17:39:37Z
dc.date.issued 2010-06-03T17:56:01Z
dc.date.submitted 2008 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2022/7871
dc.description Thesis (PhD) - Indiana University, Physics, 2008 en_US
dc.description.abstract The neutral current neutrino-nucleon elastic interaction ν N [arrow right] ν N is a fundamental process of the weak interaction ideally suited for characterizing the structure of the nucleon neutral weak current. This process comprises ∼18% of neutrino events in the neutrino oscillation experiment, MiniBooNE, ranking it as the experiment's third largest process. Using ∼10% of MiniBooNE's available neutrino data, a sample of these events were identified and analyzed to determine the differential cross section as a function of the momentum transfer of the interaction, Q 2 . This is the first measurement of a differential cross section with MiniBooNE data. From this analysis, a value for the nucleon axial mass M A was extracted to be 1.34±0.25 GeV consistent with previous measurements. The integrated cross section for the Q 2 range 0.189 [arrow right] 1.13 GeV 2 was calculated to be (8.8 ± 0.6( stat ) ± 0.2( syst )) × 10 -40 cm 2 . en_US
dc.language.iso EN en_US
dc.publisher [Bloomington, Ind.] : Indiana University en_US
dc.rights This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/
dc.subject axial mass en_US
dc.subject neutrino en_US
dc.subject nucleon en_US
dc.subject neutral current en_US
dc.subject cross section en_US
dc.subject MiniBooNE en_US
dc.subject.classification Physics, Elementary Particles and High Energy en_US
dc.subject.classification Physics, Nuclear en_US
dc.subject.classification Physics, General en_US
dc.title A MEASUREMENT OF THE NEUTRAL CURRENT NEUTRINO-NUCLEON ELASTIC CROSS SECTION AT MINIBOONE en_US
dc.type Doctoral Dissertation en_US


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