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Investigation of Neutrino-Nucleon Interaction through Intermediate Vector Boson (IVB)

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This work deals with the interaction of neutrino with the nucleon considering data taken from different experiments. It is assumed that the interaction of neutrino with nucleons go through the intermediate vector boson (IVB) which may be the W or Z with effective mass of the order of 80 GeV. The neutrino wave function is obtained via perturbation technique to calculate the weak leptonic current. On the other hand, the quark current is estimated using the measured experimental data of deep inelastic scattering of neutrino-nucleon interaction. Eventually the total interaction transition matrix is calculated as a function of momentum transfer square, q2 and qualitatively compared with the available experimental data. Besides, a comparative study is also done to explore the influence of the target composition during the neutrino weak interactions. In this context an investigation of neutrino-proton and neutrino-neutron interactions are carried out to calculate the deep inelastic cross section in both cases.

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M. Hussein and A. Saad, "Investigation of Neutrino-Nucleon Interaction through Intermediate Vector Boson (IVB)," Journal of Modern Physics, Vol. 1 No. 4, 2010, pp. 244-250. doi: 10.4236/jmp.2010.14036.


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