Prompt atmospheric neutrino flux from the various QCD models
1 National Institute of Supercomputing and Networking, KISTI, Daejeon 34141, Korea
2 Space sciences, Technologies and Astrophysics Research (STAR) Institute, Université de Liège, Bât. B5a, 4000 Liège, Belgium
3 Department of Physics and Astronomy, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
4 Department of Physics and IPAP, Yonsei University, Seoul 03722, Korea
5 Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242
6 Department of Astronomy, University of Arizona, 933 N. Cherry Ave., Tucson, AZ 85721
7 Department of Physics, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802
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Published online: 12 April 2017
We evaluate the prompt atmospheric neutrino flux using the different QCD models for heavy quark production including the b quark contribution. We include the nuclear correction and find it reduces the fluxes by 10% – 50% according to the models. Our heavy quark results are compared with experimental data from RHIC, LHC and LHCb.
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