GLADE Global Liquid Argon Detector Experiment: a letter of intent to FNAL

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The recent measurements of the {theta}{sub 13} mixing angle, which controls the observable size of any CP violation effects, open a window of opportunity to take advantage of the world's most powerful existing neutrino beam together with recent successes in development of the ultimate detector technology for the detection of electron neutrinos : a liquid argon (LAr) time projection chamber. During this proposed project a 5kt LAr detector (GLADE) will be developed by European groups to be put in a cryostat in the NuMI neutrino beam at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in the US and will start taking data in ... continued below

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Thomas, Jennifer May 13, 2012.

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The recent measurements of the {theta}{sub 13} mixing angle, which controls the observable size of any CP violation effects, open a window of opportunity to take advantage of the world's most powerful existing neutrino beam together with recent successes in development of the ultimate detector technology for the detection of electron neutrinos : a liquid argon (LAr) time projection chamber. During this proposed project a 5kt LAr detector (GLADE) will be developed by European groups to be put in a cryostat in the NuMI neutrino beam at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in the US and will start taking data in 3-5 years time to address the neutrino mass ordering. The successful fruition of this project, along with nominal exposure at NO{nu}A and T2K, together with information from double beta decay experiments could ascertain that neutrinos are Dirac particles in the next decade.

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-PROPOSAL-1029
  • Grant Number: AC02-07CH11359
  • DOI: 10.2172/1043052 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1043052
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc835357

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Thomas, Jennifer. GLADE Global Liquid Argon Detector Experiment: a letter of intent to FNAL, report, May 13, 2012; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc835357/: accessed January 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.