Long-baseline neutrino physics in the U.S

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Long baseline neutrino oscillation physics in the U.S. is centered at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), in particular at the Neutrinos at the Main Injector (NuMI) beamline commissioned in 2004-2005. Already, the MINOS experiment has published its first results confirming the disappearance of {nu}{sub {mu}}'s across a 735 km baseline. The forthcoming NOvA experiment will search for the transition {nu}{sub {mu}} {yields} {nu}{sub e} and use this transition to understand the mass heirarchy of neutrinos. These, as well as other conceptual ideas for future experiments using the NuMI beam, will be discussed. The turn-on of the NuMI facility has ... continued below

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Kopp, Sacha E. & U., /Texas December 1, 2006.

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Long baseline neutrino oscillation physics in the U.S. is centered at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), in particular at the Neutrinos at the Main Injector (NuMI) beamline commissioned in 2004-2005. Already, the MINOS experiment has published its first results confirming the disappearance of {nu}{sub {mu}}'s across a 735 km baseline. The forthcoming NOvA experiment will search for the transition {nu}{sub {mu}} {yields} {nu}{sub e} and use this transition to understand the mass heirarchy of neutrinos. These, as well as other conceptual ideas for future experiments using the NuMI beam, will be discussed. The turn-on of the NuMI facility has been positive, with over 310 kW beam power achieved. Plans for increasing the beam intensity once the Main Injector accelerator is fully-dedicated to the neutrino program will be presented.

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  • Journal Name: Nucl.Phys.Proc.Suppl.168:161-166,2007; Conference: Plenary talk at Workshop on Neutrino Oscillation Physics (NOW 2006), Otranto, Lecce, Italy, 9-16 Sep 2006

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-CONF-06-465-2006
  • Grant Number: AC02-07CH11359
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 900837
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Kopp, Sacha E. & U., /Texas. Long-baseline neutrino physics in the U.S, article, December 1, 2006; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc888605/: accessed September 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.