Low-energy excitations and quasielastic contribution to electron-nucleus and neutrino-nucleus scattering in the continuum random-phase approximation

@article{Pandey2015LowenergyEA,
  title={Low-energy excitations and quasielastic contribution to electron-nucleus and neutrino-nucleus scattering in the continuum random-phase approximation},
  author={V. Pandey and N. Jachowicz and Tom Van Cuyck and Jan Ryckebusch and M. Martini},
  journal={Physical Review C},
  year={2015},
  volume={92},
  pages={024606}
}
We present a detailed study of a continuum random-phase approximation approach to quasielastic electron-nucleus and neutrino-nucleus scattering. We compare the (e, e') cross-section predictions with electron scattering data for the nuclear targets C-12, O-16, and Ca-40, in the kinematic region where quasielastic scattering is expected to dominate. We examine the longitudinal and transverse contributions to C-12(e, e') and compare them with the available data. We find an overall satisfactory… 

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