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Volume 145, 2017ISVHECRI 2016 – XIX International Symposium on Very High Energy Cosmic Ray Interactions
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Section||Accelerator Measurements Relevant to CR Studies I|
|Published online||26 June 2017|
Recent hadron production measurements performed by the NA61/SHINE collaboration
Institut für Kernphysik, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, Postfach 3640, 76021 Karlsruhe, Germany
Published online: 26 June 2017
NA61/SHINE is a fixed target experiment which uses secondary beams produced at the CERN SPS. Hadron-hadron interactions have been recorded at beam momenta between 13 and 350 GeV/c with a wide-acceptance spectrometer. Recent measurements released by the NA61/SHINE experiment are of significant importance for a precise prediction of the J-PARC neutrino beam used for the T2K experiment and for interpretation of EAS data. These measurements also provide a large amount of input for tuning of hadron production models in Monte-Carlo generators. The latest measurements of pion-carbon and proton-carbon interactions will be reviewed.
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