Relativistic models for quasielastic electron and neutrino-nucleus scattering
Dipartimento di Fisica, Università degli Studi di Pavia and INFN, Sezione di Pavia, via Bassi 6 I-27100 Pavia, Italy
a e-mail: Carlotta.Giusti@pv.infn.it.
Relativistic models developed within the framework of the impulse approximation for quasielastic (QE) electron scattering and successfully tested in comparison with electron-scattering data have been extended to neutrino-nucleus scattering. Different descriptions of final-state interactions (FSI) in the inclusive scattering are compared. In the relativistic Green’s function (RGF) model FSI are described consistently with the exclusive scattering using a complex optical potential. In the relativistic mean field (RMF) model FSI are described by the same RMF potential which gives the bound states. The results of the models are compared for electron and neutrino scattering and, for neutrino scattering, with the recently measured charged-current QE (CCQE) MiniBooNE cross sections.
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