New method for an improved antineutrino energy reconstruction with charged-current interactions in next-generation detectors

  title={New method for an improved antineutrino energy reconstruction with charged-current interactions in next-generation detectors},
  author={L. Munteanu and Sergey Suvorov and S. Dolan and D. Sgalaberna and Sara Bolognesi and Steven L. Manly and G. Yang and Claudio Giganti and K. Iwamoto and C. Jes'us-Valls},
  journal={Physical Review D},
We propose and validate a method of anti-neutrino energy reconstruction for charged-current meson-less interactions on composite fully active targets containing hydrogen (such as hydrocarbon scintillator), which is largely free of the poorly understood nuclear effects that usually distort and bias attempts to measure neutrino energy. The method is based on the precise event-by-event measurement of the outgoing neutron kinetic energy and the subsequent assessment of the momentum imbalance on the… 
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