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Neutrinos and Egg Sandwiches

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Because people have been asking about it after Brad Goff’s talk on Monday, here’s a little monograph I wrote as graduate student on the estimation.  Please forgive some typos and grammatical mistakes – I was still wet behind the ears….

It’s also worth noting I only calculated the neutrino-electron cross-section, and only for CC interactions with solar neutrinos.  There is also a substantial electron-nucleus cross section, but it’s probably not a huge correction… I stand by this estimate. Douglas Adams was prescient.

PDF: eggsandwich

Written by Nathaniel Tagg

September 13th, 2016 at 5:56 pm

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