Effects of inelastic neutrino-nucleus scattering on supernova dynamics and radiated neutrino spectra.

@article{Langanke2008EffectsOI,
  title={Effects of inelastic neutrino-nucleus scattering on supernova dynamics and radiated neutrino spectra.},
  author={Karlheinz Langanke and Gabriel Mart{\'i}nez-Pinedo and Bernhard M{\"u}ller and H.-Th. Janka and Andreas Marek and W. Raphael Hix and Andrius Juodagalvis and J. M. Sampaio},
  journal={Physical review letters},
  year={2008},
  volume={100 1},
  pages={
          011101
        }
}
Based on the shell model for Gamow-Teller and the random phase approximation for forbidden transitions, we calculate cross sections for inelastic neutrino-nucleus scattering (INNS) under supernova (SN) conditions, assuming a matter composition given by nuclear statistical equilibrium. The cross sections are incorporated into state-of-the-art stellar core-collapse simulations with detailed energy-dependent neutrino transport. While no significant effect on the SN dynamics is observed, INNS… 

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