Measurement of the electron neutrino charged-current interaction rate on water with the T2K ND280 π0 detector. / Kaboth, Asher; T2K Collaboration.

In: Physical Review D , Vol. 91, No. 11, 112010, 19.06.2015, p. 1-11.

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Measurement of the electron neutrino charged-current interaction rate on water with the T2K ND280 π0 detector. / Kaboth, Asher; T2K Collaboration.

In: Physical Review D , Vol. 91, No. 11, 112010, 19.06.2015, p. 1-11.

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