#### Abstract

The SciBooNE Collaboration reports a measurement of neutral current coherent ${\pi}^{0}$ production on carbon by a muon neutrino beam with average energy 0.8 GeV. The separation of coherent from inclusive ${\pi}^{0}$ production has been improved by detecting recoil protons from resonant ${\pi}^{0}$ production. We measure the ratio of the neutral current coherent ${\pi}^{0}$ production to total charged current cross sections to be $(1.16\pm 0.24)\times {10}^{-2}$. The ratio of charged current coherent ${\pi}^{+}$ to neutral current coherent ${\pi}^{0}$ production is calculated to be ${0.14}_{-0.28}^{+0.30}$, using our published charged current coherent pion measurement.

- Received 1 May 2010

DOI:https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.81.111102

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