Current MINOS Neutrino Oscillation Results

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The MINOS experiment is now making precise measurements of the {nu}{sub {mu}} disappearance oscillations seen in atmospheric neutrinos, tests possible disappearance to sterile {nu} by measuring the neutral current flux, and has extended our reach towards the so far unseen {theta}{sub 13} by looking for {nu}{sub e} appearance in the {nu}{sub {mu}} beam. It does so by using the intense, well-understood NuMI neutrino beam created at Fermilab and observing it 735km away at the Soudan Mine in Northeast Minnesota. High-statistics studies of the neutrino interactions themselves and the cosmic rays seen by the MINOS detectors have also been made. Results ... continued below

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Habig, Alec & /Minnesota U., Duluth July 1, 2009.

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The MINOS experiment is now making precise measurements of the {nu}{sub {mu}} disappearance oscillations seen in atmospheric neutrinos, tests possible disappearance to sterile {nu} by measuring the neutral current flux, and has extended our reach towards the so far unseen {theta}{sub 13} by looking for {nu}{sub e} appearance in the {nu}{sub {mu}} beam. It does so by using the intense, well-understood NuMI neutrino beam created at Fermilab and observing it 735km away at the Soudan Mine in Northeast Minnesota. High-statistics studies of the neutrino interactions themselves and the cosmic rays seen by the MINOS detectors have also been made. Results from MINOS first three years of operations will be presented.

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  • Presented at 11th International Conference on Topics in Astroparticle and Underground Physics ( TAUP 2009 ), Gran Sasso, Assergi, Italy, 1-5 Jul 2009

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-CONF-09-489-E
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Habig, Alec & /Minnesota U., Duluth. Current MINOS Neutrino Oscillation Results, article, July 1, 2009; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc929184/: accessed November 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.