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Title

  • Main Title Neutral-current detectors for the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory

Creator

  • Author: Hime, A.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States). Physics Div.
  • Author: Collaboration, SNO
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Sponsor: United States. Department of Energy. Office of Energy Research.
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: USDOE Office of Energy Research, Washington, DC (United States)

Publisher

  • Name: Los Alamos National Laboratory
    Place of Publication: New Mexico
    Additional Info: Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States)

Date

  • Creation: 1997-09-01

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: With its heavy water target, the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory has the unique opportunity to measure both the {sup 8}B flux of electron neutrinos from the Sun and the flux of all active neutrino species independently, thus offering a direct and model-independent test of a neutrino oscillation solution to the solar neutrino problem. The authors report on the physics intent and design of a discrete method of neutral-current detection in the Sudbury neutrino observatory that will utilize ultra-low background {sup 3}He proportional counters dispersed throughout the heavy water volume. Projections of background in all components of the detector are considered in an analysis of the ability to extract the neutral-current signal and the neutral-current to charged-current ratio.
  • Physical Description: 11 p.

Subject

  • Keyword: Neutral Currents
  • Keyword: Solar Neutrinos
  • Keyword: He-3 Counters
  • Keyword: Boron 8
  • Keyword: Sudbury Neutrino Observatory
  • Keyword: Neutrino Detection
  • STI Subject Categories: 44 Instrumentation, Including Nuclear And Particle Detectors
  • Keyword: Neutrino Oscillation
  • Keyword: Charged Currents

Source

  • Conference: 4. international solar neutrino conference, Heidelberg (Germany), 8-11 Apr 1997

Collection

  • Name: Office of Scientific & Technical Information Technical Reports
    Code: OSTI

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Article

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Other: DE97008983
  • Report No.: LA-UR--97-2014
  • Report No.: CONF-9704164--
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 541901
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc697173

Note

  • Display Note: INIS; OSTI as DE97008983