Search for neutrino oscillations

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The present paper reports on preliminary results from the E 816 experiment at Brookhaven National Laboratory. E 816 is the continuation of a 1984 experiment (PS 191) which was devoted to a neutrino decay search in the CERN PS neutrino beam. No candidate was seen, but a study of neutrino interactions in the calorimeter indicated an anomalous electron production. The statistics was too low and the experiment has been rerun in spring 86 at BNL to look specifically, with an improved detector for nu/sub e/ arising from a low energy nu/sub ..mu../ beam. The results presented here are preliminary for ... continued below

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Astier, P. January 1, 1987.

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The present paper reports on preliminary results from the E 816 experiment at Brookhaven National Laboratory. E 816 is the continuation of a 1984 experiment (PS 191) which was devoted to a neutrino decay search in the CERN PS neutrino beam. No candidate was seen, but a study of neutrino interactions in the calorimeter indicated an anomalous electron production. The statistics was too low and the experiment has been rerun in spring 86 at BNL to look specifically, with an improved detector for nu/sub e/ arising from a low energy nu/sub ..mu../ beam. The results presented here are preliminary for at least two reasons: first the collaboration is presently running a calibration test which results are not included here; second, only 1/3 of the neutrino data is used, and no mention will be made to antineutrino data for which the analysis is still going on. This report will directly start with a description of our apparatus, followed by the data analysis.

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NTIS, PC A02/MF A01; 1.

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  • BNL neutrino workshop, Upton, NY, USA, 5 Feb 1987

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  • Other: DE87012498
  • Report No.: BNL-39919
  • Report No.: CONF-870283-11
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH00016
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 6063235
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1106405

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Astier, P. Search for neutrino oscillations, article, January 1, 1987; United States. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1106405/: accessed March 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.