Measurements of the T2K neutrino beam properties using the INGRID on-axis near detector

Abe, K. et al. (2012) Measurements of the T2K neutrino beam properties using the INGRID on-axis near detector. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors, and Associated Equipment, 694, pp. 211-223. (doi:10.1016/j.nima.2012.03.023)

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Abstract

Precise measurement of neutrino beam direction and intensity was achieved based on a new concept with modularized neutrino detectors. INGRID (Interactive Neutrino GRID) is an on-axis near detector for the T2K long baseline neutrino oscillation experiment. INGRID consists of 16 identical modules arranged in horizontal and vertical arrays around the beam center. The module has a sandwich structure of iron target plates and scintillator trackers. INGRID directly monitors the muon neutrino beam profile center and intensity using the number of observed neutrino events in each module. The neutrino beam direction is measured with accuracy better than 0.4 mrad from the measured profile center. The normalized event rate is measured with 4% precision.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Litchfield, Dr Phillip
Authors: Abe, K., Abgrall, N., Ajima, Y., Aihara, H., Albert, J.B., Andreopoulos, C., Andrieu, B., Anerella, M.D., Aoki, S., Araoka, O., Argyriades, J., Ariga, A., Ariga, T., Assylbekov, S., Autiero, D., Badertscher, A., Barbi, M., Barker, G.J., Barr, G., Bass, M., Batkiewicz, M., Bay, F., Bentham, S., Berardi, V., Berger, B.E., Bertram, I., Besnier, M., Beucher, J., Beznosko, D., Bhadra, S., Blaszczyk, F.d.M., Blocki, J., Blondel, A., Bojechko, C., Bouchez, J., Boyd, S.B., Bravar, A., Bronner, C., Brook-Roberge, D.G., Buchanan, N., Budd, H., Calvet, D., Cartwright, S.L., Carver, A., Castillo, R., Catanesi, M.G., Cazes, A., Cervera, A., Chavez, C., Choi, S., Christodoulou, G., Coleman, J., Collazuol, G., Coleman, W., Connolly, K., Curioni, A., Dabrowska, A., Danko, I., Das, R., Davies, G.S., Davis, S., Day, M., De Rosa, G., de André, J.P.A.M., de Perio, P., Dealtry, T., Delbart, A., Densham, C., Di Lodovico, F., Di Luise, S., Dinh Tran, P., Dobson, J., Dore, U., Drapier, O., Dufour, F., Dumarchez, J., Dytman, S., Dziewiecki, M., Dziomba, M., Emery, S., Ereditato, A., Escallier, J.E., Escudero, L., Esposito, L.S., Fechner, M., Ferrero, A., Finch, A.J., Frank, E., Fujii, Y., Fukuda, Y., Galymov, V., Ganetis, G.L., Gannaway, F.C., Gaudin, A., Gendotti, A., George, M., Giffin, S., Giganti, C., Gilje, K., Ghosh, A.K., Golan, T., Goldhaber, M., Gomez-Cadenas, J.J., Gomi, S., Gonin, M., Grant, N., Grant, A., Gumplinger, P., Guzowski, P., Haesler, A., Haigh, M.D., Hamano, K., Hansen, C., Hansen, D., Hara, T., Harrison, P.F., Hartfiel, B., Hartz, M., Haruyama, T., Hasegawa, T., Hastings, N.C., Hatzikoutelis, A., Hayashi, K., Hayato, Y., Hearty, C., Helmer, R.L., Henderson, R., Higashi, N., Hignight, J., Hillairet, A., Hirose, E., Holeczek, J., Horikawa, S., Hyndman, A., Ichikawa, A.K., Ieki, K., Ieva, M., Iida, M., Ikeda, M., Ilic, J., Imber, J., Ishida, T., Ishihara, C., Ishii, T., Ives, S.J., Iwasaki, M., Iyogi, K., Izmaylov, A., Jamieson, B., Johnson, R.A., Joo, K.K., Jover-Manas, G.V., Jung, C.K., Kaji, H., Kajita, T., Kakuno, H., Kameda, J., Kaneyuki, K., Karlen, D., Kasami, K., Kato, I., Kawamuko, H., Kearns, E., Khabibullin, M., Khanam, F., Khotjantsev, A., Kielczewska, D., Kikawa, T., Kim, J., Kim, J.Y., Kim, S.B., Kimura, N., Kirby, B., Kisiel, J., Kitching, P., Kobayashi, T., Kogan, G., Koike, S., Konaka, A., Kormos, L.L., Korzenev, A., Koseki, K., Koshio, Y., Kouzuma, Y., Kowalik, K., Kravtsov, V., Kreslo, I., Kropp, W., Kubo, H., Kubota, J., Kudenko, Y., Kulkarni, N., Kurimoto, Y., Kurjata, R., Kutter, T., Lagoda, J., Laihem, K., Laveder, M., Lee, K.P., Le, P.T., Levy, J.M., Licciardi, C., Lim, I.T., Lindner, T., Litchfield, R.P., Litos, M., Longhin, A., Lopez, G.D., Loverre, P.F., Ludovici, L., Lux, T., Macaire, M., Mahn, K., Makida, Y., Malek, M., Manly, S., Marchionni, A., Marino, A.D., Marone, A.J., Marteau, J., Martin, J.F., Maruyama, T., Maryon, T., Marzec, J., Masliah, P., Mathie, E.L., Matsumura, C., Matsuoka, K., Matveev, V., Mavrokoridis, K., Mazzucato, E., McCauley, N., McFarland, K.S., McGrew, C., McLachlan, T., Messina, M., Metcalf, W., Metelko, C., Mezzetto, M., Mijakowski, P., Miller, C.A., Minamino, A., Mineev, O., Mine, S., Missert, A.D., Mituka, G., Miura, M., Mizouchi, K., Monfregola, L., Moreau, F., Morgan, B., Moriyama, S., Muir, A., Murakami, A., Muratore, J.F., Murdoch, M., Murphy, S., Myslik, J., Nagai, N., Nakadaira, T., Nakahata, M., Nakai, T., Nakajima, K., Nakamoto, T., Nakamura, K., Nakayama, S., Nakaya, T., Naples, D., Navin, M.L., Nelson, B., Nicholls, T.C., Nielsen, C., Nishikawa, K., Nishino, H., Nitta, K., Nobuhara, T., Nowak, J.A., Obayashi, Y., Ogitsu, T., Ohhata, H., Okamura, T., Okumura, K., Okusawa, T., Oser, S.M., Otani, M., Owen, R.A., Oyama, Y., Ozaki, T., Pac, M.Y., Palladino, V., Paolone, V., Paul, P., Payne, D., Pearce, G.F., Perkin, J.D., Pettinacci, V., Pierre, F., Poplawska, E., Popov, B., Posiadala, M., Poutissou, J.-M., Poutissou, R., Przewlocki, P., Qian, W., Raaf, J.L., Radicioni, E., Ratoff, P.N., Raufer, T.M., Ravonel, M., Raymond, M., Retiere, F., Robert, A., Rodrigues, P.A., Rondio, E., Roney, J.M., Rossi, B., Roth, S., Rubbia, A., Ruterbories, D., Sabouri, S., Sacco, R., Sakashita, K., Sánchez, F., Sarrat, A., Sasaki, K., Scholberg, K., Schwehr, J., Scott, M., Scully, D.I., Seiya, Y., Sekiguchi, T., Sekiya, H., Shibata, M., Shimizu, Y., Shiozawa, M., Short, S., Siyad, M., Smith, R.J., Smy, M., Sobczyk, J.T., Sobel, H., Sorel, M., Stahl, A., Stamoulis, P., Steinmann, J., Still, B., Stone, J., Stodulski, M., Strabel, C., Sulej, R., Suzuki, A., Suzuki, K., Suzuki, S., Suzuki, S.Y., Suzuki, Y., Suzuki, Y., Swierblewski, J., Szeglowski, T., Szeptycka, M., Tacik, R., Tada, M., Taguchi, M., Takahashi, S., Takeda, A., Takenaga, Y., Takeuchi, Y., Tanaka, K., Tanaka, H.A., Tanaka, M., Tanaka, M.M., Tanimoto, N., Tashiro, K., Taylor, I., Terashima, A., Terhorst, D., Terri, R., Thompson, L.F., Thorley, A., Toki, W., Tobayama, S., Tomaru, T., Totsuka, Y., Touramanis, C., Tsukamoto, T., Tzanov, M., Uchida, Y., Ueno, K., Vacheret, A., Vagins, M., Vasseur, G., Wachala, T., Walding, J.J., Waldron, A.V., Walter, C.W., Wanderer, P.J., Wang, J., Ward, M.A., Ward, G.P., Wark, D., Wascko, M.O., Weber, A., Wendell, R., West, N., Whitehead, L.H., Wikström, G., Wilkes, R.J., Wilking, M.J., Williamson, Z., Wilson, J.R., Wilson, R.J., Wongjirad, T., Yamada, S., Yamada, Y., Yamamoto, A., Yamamoto, K., Yamanoi, Y., Yamaoka, H., Yamauchi, T., Yanagisawa, C., Yano, T., Yen, S., Yershov, N., Yokoyama, M., Yuan, T., Zalewska, A., Zalipska, J., Zambelli, L., Zaremba, K., Ziembicki, M., Zimmerman, E.D., Zito, M., and Zmuda, J.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors, and Associated Equipment
Publisher:Elsevier
ISSN:0168-9002
ISSN (Online):1872-9576
Published Online:24 July 2012

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