Abstract

This paper presents measurements of production cross sections and inelastic cross sections for the following reactions: 60 GeV/c protons with C, Be, Al targets and 120 GeV/c protons with C and Be targets. The analysis is performed using the NA61/SHINE spectrometer at the CERN Super Proton Synchrotron. First measurements are obtained using protons at 120 GeV/c, while the results for protons at 60 GeV/c are compared with previously published measurements. These interaction cross section measurements are critical inputs for neutrino flux prediction in current and future accelerator-based long-baseline neutrino experiments.

Original languageEnglish
Article number112001
Number of pages8
JournalPhysical Review D
Volume100
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2 Dec 2019

Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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