Physics at a new Fermilab proton driver

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In 2004, motivated by the recent exciting developments in neutrino physics, the Fermilab Long Range Planning Committee identified a new high intensity Proton Driver as an attractive option for the future. At the end of 2004 the APS ''Study on the Physics of Neutrinos'' concluded that the future US neutrino program should have, as one of its components, ''A proton driver in the megawatt class or above and neutrino superbeam with an appropriate very large detector capable of observing Cp violation and measuring the neutrino mass-squared differences and mixing parameters with high precision''. The presently proposed Fermilab Proton Driver is ... continued below

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Geer, Steve April 1, 2006.

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In 2004, motivated by the recent exciting developments in neutrino physics, the Fermilab Long Range Planning Committee identified a new high intensity Proton Driver as an attractive option for the future. At the end of 2004 the APS ''Study on the Physics of Neutrinos'' concluded that the future US neutrino program should have, as one of its components, ''A proton driver in the megawatt class or above and neutrino superbeam with an appropriate very large detector capable of observing Cp violation and measuring the neutrino mass-squared differences and mixing parameters with high precision''. The presently proposed Fermilab Proton Driver is designed to accomplish these goals, and is based on, and would help develop, Linear Collider technology. In this paper the Proton Driver parameters are summarized, and the potential physics program is described.

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  • Presented at 3rd International Workshop on NO-VE: Neutrino Oscillations in Venice: 50 Years after the Neutrino Experimental Discovery, Venice, Italy, 7-10 Feb 2006

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-CONF-06-072-E
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH03000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 892512
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc883905

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Geer, Steve. Physics at a new Fermilab proton driver, article, April 1, 2006; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc883905/: accessed September 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.