Pion Production for Neutrino Factory‐challenges

  title={Pion Production for Neutrino Factory‐challenges},
  author={Florian Breton and Cl{\'e}ment Le Couedic and F. J. P. Soler},
One of the key issues in the design of a Neutrino Factory target station is the determination of the optimum kinetic energy of the proton beam due to the large uncertainties in simulations of protons impinging on nuclear targets. In this paper we have developed a procedure to correct GEANT4 simulations for the HARP data, and we have determined the yield of muons expected at the front‐end of a Neutrino Factory as a function of target material (Be, C, Al, Ta and Pb) and energy (3‐12 GeV).The… Expand
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