First evidence of pep solar neutrinos by direct detection in Borexino

@inproceedings{Collaboration2011FirstEO,
  title={First evidence of pep solar neutrinos by direct detection in Borexino},
  author={The Borexino Collaboration},
  year={2011}
}
G. Bellini, J. Benziger, D. Bick, S. Bonetti, G. Bonfini, D. Bravo, M. Buizza Avanzini, B. Caccianiga, L. Cadonati, F. Calaprice, C. Carraro, P. Cavalcante, A. Chavarria, D. D’Angelo, S. Davini, A. Derbin, A. Etenko, K. Fomenko, 4 D. Franco, C. Galbiati, S. Gazzana, C. Ghiano, M. Giammarchi, M. Goeger-Neff, A. Goretti, L. Grandi, E. Guardincerri, S. Hardy, Aldo Ianni, Andrea Ianni, D. Korablev, G. Korga, Y. Koshio, D. Kryn, M. Laubenstein, T. Lewke, E. Litvinovich, B. Loer, F. Lombardi, P… 

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