Quantum Monte Carlo calculation of neutral-current ν−C12 inclusive quasielastic scattering

  title={Quantum Monte Carlo calculation of neutral-current $\nu$−C12 inclusive quasielastic scattering},
  author={Alessandro Lovato and Stefano Gandolfi and Joseph Allen Carlson and Ewing L. Lusk and Steven C. Pieper and Rocco Schiavilla},
  journal={Physical Review C},
Quasielastic neutrino scattering is an important aspect of the experimental program to study fundamental neutrino properties including neutrino masses, mixing angles, the mass hierarchy and CP-violating phase. Proper interpretation of the experiments requires reliable theoretical calculations of neutrino-nucleus scattering. In this paper we present calculations of response functions and cross sections by neutral-current scattering of neutrinos off $^{12}$C. These calculations are based on… 

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