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Measurement of coherent $π^{+}$ production in low energy neutrino-Carbon scattering

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Article number192501
<mark>Journal publication date</mark>4/11/2016
<mark>Journal</mark>Physical Review D
Issue number19
Volume117
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

We report the first measurement of the flux-averaged cross section for charged current coherent $\pi^{+}$ production on carbon for neutrino energies less than 1.5 GeV to a restricted final state phase space region in the T2K near detector, ND280. Comparisons are made with predictions from the Rein-Sehgal coherent production model and the model by Alvarez-Ruso {\it et al.}, the latter representing the first implementation of an instance of the new class of microscopic coherent models in a neutrino interaction Monte Carlo event generator. This results contradicts the null results reported by K2K and SciBooNE in a similar neutrino energy region.