< Back to previous page

Publication

Nuclear transparency in Monte Carlo neutrino event generators

Journal Contribution - Journal Article

The hadron cascade model is an essential part of Monte Carlo neutrino event generators that governs final-state interactions of knocked-out nucleons and produced pions. It is shown that such a model enriched with physically motivated modifications of nucleon-nucleon cross sections and incorporation of nuclear correlation effects is able to reproduce experimental nuclear transparency data. The uncertainty of nucleon final-state interaction effects is estimated and applied to recent neutrino-nucleus cross section measurements that include an outgoing proton in the experimental signal. Conclusions are drawn on a perspective of identification of events that originate from the two-body current mechanism.
Journal: PHYSICAL REVIEW C
ISSN: 2469-9993
Issue: 1
Volume: 100
Publication year:2019
BOF-keylabel:yes
IOF-keylabel:yes
BOF-publication weight:0.1
Authors:International
Authors from:Higher Education
Accessibility:Open