Ion-Ion Correlation Effect on the Neutrino-Nucleus Scattering in Supernova Cores

@article{Itoh2004IonIonCE,
  title={Ion-Ion Correlation Effect on the Neutrino-Nucleus Scattering in Supernova Cores},
  author={Naoki Itoh and Ryohei Asahara and Nami Tomizawa and Shinya Wanajo and Satoshi Nozawa},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={611},
  pages={1041-1044}
}
We calculate the ion-ion correlation effect on the neutrino-nucleus scattering in supernova cores, which is an important opacity source for the neutrinos and plays a vital role in supernova explosions. In order to calculate the ion-ion correlation effect we use the results of the improved hypernetted-chain-method calculations of the classical one-component plasma. As in the preceding studies on this effect, we find a dramatic decrease of the effective neutrino-nucleus scattering cross section… Expand

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