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Measurements of $\pi ^\pm $ , $K^\pm $ and proton double differential yields from the surface of the T2K replica target for incoming 31 GeV/c protons with the NA61/SHINE spectrometer at the CERN SPS

The NA61/SHINE collaboration Abgrall, N. ; Aduszkiewicz, A. ; Andronov, E.V. ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C79 (2019) 100, 2019.
Inspire Record 1687433 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.88360

Measurements of the $\pi^{\pm}$, $K^{\pm}$, and proton double differential yields emitted from the surface of the 90-cm-long carbon target (T2K replica) were performed for the incoming 31 GeV/c protons with the NA61/SHINE spectrometer at the CERN SPS using data collected during 2010 run. The double differential $\pi^{\pm}$ yields were measured with increased precision compared to the previously published NA61/SHINE results, while the $K^{\pm}$ and proton yields were obtained for the first time. A strategy for dealing with the dependence of the results on the incoming proton beam profile is proposed. The purpose of these measurements is to reduce significantly the (anti)neutrino flux uncertainty in the T2K long-baseline neutrino experiment by constraining the production of (anti)neutrino ancestors coming from the T2K target.

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Double differential yiedls of positively charged pions emitted from the surface of the T2K replica target, in the polar angle range from 0 to 20 mrad and in the longitudinal range from 0 to 18cm, as a function of momentum. The normalization is per proton on target.

Double differential yiedls of positively charged pions emitted from the surface of the T2K replica target, in the polar angle range from 20 to 40 mrad and in the longitudinal range from 0 to 18cm, as a function of momentum. The normalization is per proton on target.

Double differential yiedls of positively charged pions emitted from the surface of the T2K replica target, in the polar angle range from 40 to 60 mrad and in the longitudinal range from 0 to 18cm, as a function of momentum. The normalization is per proton on target.

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Multiplicity and transverse momentum fluctuations in inelastic proton–proton interactions at the CERN Super Proton Synchrotron

The NA61/SHINE collaboration Aduszkiewicz, A. ; Ali, Y. ; Andronov, E. ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C76 (2016) 635, 2016.
Inspire Record 1395611 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.76900

Measurements of multiplicity and transverse momentum fluctuations of charged particles were performed in inelastic p+p interactions at 20, 31, 40, 80, and 158  $\text{ GeV }\!/\!c$ beam momentum. Results for the scaled variance of the multiplicity distribution and for three strongly intensive measures of multiplicity and transverse momentum fluctuations $\varDelta [P_{T},N]$ , $\varSigma [P_{T},N]$ and $\varPhi _{p_T}$ are presented. For the first time the results on fluctuations are fully corrected for experimental biases. The results on multiplicity and transverse momentum fluctuations significantly deviate from expectations for the independent particle production. They also depend on charges of selected hadrons. The string-resonance Monte Carlo models Epos and Urqmd do not describe the data. The scaled variance of multiplicity fluctuations is significantly higher in inelastic p+p interactions than in central Pb+Pb collisions measured by NA49 at the same energy per nucleon. This is in qualitative disagreement with the predictions of the Wounded Nucleon Model. Within the statistical framework the enhanced multiplicity fluctuations in inelastic p+p interactions can be interpreted as due to event-by-event fluctuations of the fireball energy and/or volume.

10 data tables

Energy dependence of $\Delta[P_{T},N]$ for three charge selections

Energy dependence of $\Sigma[P_{T},N]$ for three chrge selections

Energy dependence of $\Phi_{p_{T}}$ for three chrge selections

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Two-particle correlations in azimuthal angle and pseudorapidity in inelastic p + p interactions at the CERN Super Proton Synchrotron

The NA61/SHINE collaboration Aduszkiewicz, A. ; Ali, Y. ; Andronov, E. ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C77 (2017) 59, 2017.
Inspire Record 1489238 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.76899

Results on two-particle $\Delta \eta \Delta \phi $ correlations in inelastic p + p interactions at 20, 31, 40, 80, and 158 GeV/c are presented. The measurements were performed using the large acceptance NA61/SHINE hadron spectrometer at the CERN Super Proton Synchrotron. The data show structures which can be attributed mainly to effects of resonance decays, momentum conservation, and quantum statistics. The results are compared with the Epos and UrQMD models.

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Two-particle correlation function C(Delta eta, Delta phi) for positively charged pairs in inelastic p+p interactions at 20 GeV/c.

Two-particle correlation function C(Delta eta, Delta phi) for positively charged pairs in inelastic p+p interactions at 20 GeV/c.

Two-particle correlation function C(Delta eta, Delta phi) for all charge pairs in inelastic p+p interactions at 20 GeV/c.

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Measurements of $\pi^\pm$, K$^\pm$, p and $\bar{\textrm{p}}$ spectra in proton-proton interactions at 20, 31, 40, 80 and 158 GeV/c with the NA61/SHINE spectrometer at the CERN SPS

The NA61/SHINE collaboration Aduszkiewicz, A. ; Ali, Y. ; Andronov, E. ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J.C, 2017.
Inspire Record 1598505 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.79533

Measurements of inclusive spectra and mean multiplicities of $\pi^\pm$, K$^\pm$, p and $\bar{\textrm{p}}$ produced in inelastic p+p interactions at incident projectile momenta of 20, 31, 40, 80 and 158 GeV/c ($\sqrt{s} = $ 6.3, 7.7, 8.8, 12.3 and 17.3 GeV, respectively) were performed at the CERN Super Proton Synchrotron using the large acceptance NA61/SHINE hadron spectrometer. Spectra are presented as function of rapidity and transverse momentum and are compared to predictions of current models. The measurements serve as the baseline in the NA61/SHINE study of the properties of the onset of deconfinement and search for the critical point of strongly interacting matter.

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Transverse momentum-rapidity spectrum of K− produced in inelastic p+p interactions at 31 GeV/c with statistical uncertainties.

Transverse momentum-rapidity spectrum of K− produced in inelastic p+p interactions at 20 GeV/c with systematic uncertainties.

Transverse momentum-rapidity spectrum of K+ produced in inelastic p+p interactions at 20 GeV/c with statistical uncertainties.

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Measurements of $\pi ^\pm $ differential yields from the surface of the T2K replica target for incoming 31 GeV/c protons with the NA61/SHINE spectrometer at the CERN SPS

The NA61/SHINE collaboration Abgrall, N. ; Aduszkiewicz, A. ; Ajaz, M. ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C76 (2016) 617, 2016.
Inspire Record 1431983 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.77061

Measurements of particle emission from a replica of the T2K 90 cm-long carbon target were performed in the NA61/SHINE experiment at CERN SPS, using data collected during a high-statistics run in 2009. An efficient use of the long-target measurements for neutrino flux predictions in T2K requires dedicated reconstruction and analysis techniques. Fully-corrected differential yields of $\pi ^\pm $ -mesons from the surface of the T2K replica target for incoming 31 GeV/c protons are presented. A possible strategy to implement these results into the T2K neutrino beam predictions is discussed and the propagation of the uncertainties of these results to the final neutrino flux is performed.

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Spectra of positively charged pions at the surface of the T2K replica target, in the polar angle range from 0 to 20 mrad and for longitudinal bin $z1$, as a function of momentum. The normalization is per proton on target.

Spectra of positively charged pions at the surface of the T2K replica target, in the polar angle range from 20 to 40 mrad and for longitudinal bin $z1$, as a function of momentum. The normalization is per proton on target.

Spectra of positively charged pions at the surface of the T2K replica target, in the polar angle range from 40 to 60 mrad and for longitudinal bin $z1$, as a function of momentum. The normalization is per proton on target.

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Production of $\Lambda $ -hyperons in inelastic p+p interactions at 158 ${\mathrm{GeV}}\!/\!c$

The NA61/SHINE collaboration Aduszkiewicz, A. ; Ali, Y. ; Andronov, E. ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C76 (2016) 198, 2016.
Inspire Record 1397634 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.76910

Inclusive production of $\Lambda $ -hyperons was measured with the large acceptance NA61/SHINE spectrometer at the CERN SPS in inelastic p+p interactions at beam momentum of 158  ${\mathrm{GeV}}\!/\!c$ . Spectra of transverse momentum and transverse mass as well as distributions of rapidity and x$_{_F}$ are presented. The mean multiplicity was estimated to be $0.120\,{\pm }\,0.006\,(stat.)\,{\pm }0.010\,(sys.)$ . The results are compared with previous measurements and predictions of the Epos, Urqmd and Fritiof models.

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Double-differential yield $\frac{d^2n}{dydp_{_T}}$.

Double-differential yield $\frac{d^2n}{dydm_{_T}}$.

Double-differential yields, $\frac{d^{2}n}{x_{_F}p_{_T}}$ and $f_n(x_{_F},p_{T})$, for $x_{_F}<0$.

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Measurements of $\pi ^{\pm }$ , $K^{\pm }$ , $K^0_S$ , $\varLambda $ and proton production in proton–carbon interactions at 31 GeV/c with the NA61/SHINE spectrometer at the CERN SPS

The NA61/SHINE collaboration Abgrall, N. ; Aduszkiewicz, A. ; Ali, Y. ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C76 (2016) 84, 2016.
Inspire Record 1397003 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.19125

Measurements of hadron production in p + C interactions at 31 GeV/c are performed using the NA61/SHINE spectrometer at the CERN SPS. The analysis is based on the full set of data collected in 2009 using a graphite target with a thickness of 4 % of a nuclear interaction length. Inelastic and production cross sections as well as spectra of $\pi ^{\pm }$ , $K^{\pm }$ , p, $K^0_S$ and $\varLambda $ are measured with high precision. These measurements are essential for improved calculations of the initial neutrino fluxes in the T2K long-baseline neutrino oscillation experiment in Japan. A comparison of the NA61/SHINE measurements with predictions of several hadroproduction models is presented.

62 data tables

The double differential $\pi^+$ production cross section in the laboratory system for p+C interactions at 31 GeV$/c$. The results are presented as a function of momentum, $p$ (in [GeV/$c$]), in different angular intervals, $\theta$ (in [mrad]). The statistical and systematic errors are quoted.

The double differential $\pi^+$ production cross section in the laboratory system for p+C interactions at 31 GeV$/c$. The results are presented as a function of momentum, $p$ (in [GeV/$c$]), in different angular intervals, $\theta$ (in [mrad]). The statistical and systematic errors are quoted.

The double differential $\pi^+$ production cross section in the laboratory system for p+C interactions at 31 GeV$/c$. The results are presented as a function of momentum, $p$ (in [GeV/$c$]), in different angular intervals, $\theta$ (in [mrad]). The statistical and systematic errors are quoted.

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Measurements of production properties of $K_S^0$ mesons and Λ hyperons in proton-carbon interactions at 31 GeV/ c

The NA61/SHINE collaboration Abgrall, N. ; Aduszkiewicz, A. ; Ali, Y. ; et al.
Phys.Rev. C89 (2014) 025205, 2014.
Inspire Record 1253404 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.70728

Spectra of $K^0_S$ mesons and $\Lambda$ hyperons were measured in p+C interactions at 31 GeV/c with the large acceptance NA61/SHINE spectrometer at the CERN SPS. The data were collected with an isotropic graphite target with a thickness of 4% of a nuclear interaction length. Interaction cross sections, charged pion spectra, and charged kaon spectra were previously measured using the same data set. Results on $K^0_S$ and $\Lambda$ production in p+C interactions serve as reference for the understanding of the enhancement of strangeness production in nucleus-nucleus collisions. Moreover, they provide important input for the improvement of neutrino flux predictions for the T2K long baseline neutrino oscillation experiment in Japan. Inclusive production cross sections for $K^0_S$ and $\Lambda$ are presented as a function of laboratory momentum in intervals of the laboratory polar angle covering the range from 0 up to 240 mrad. The results are compared with predictions of several hadron production models. The $K^0_S$ mean multiplicity in production processes $<n_{K^0_S}>$ and the inclusive cross section for $K^0_S$ production were measured and amount to 0.127 $\pm$ 0.005 (stat) $\pm$ 0.022 (sys) and 29.0 $\pm$ 1.6 (stat) $\pm$ 5.0 (sys) mb, respectively.

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$K^0_S$ production cross sections in the [0, 20] mrad polar interval.

$K^0_S$ production cross sections in the [20, 140] mrad polar interval.

$K^0_S$ production cross sections in the [140, 240] mrad polar interval.

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