International Scoping Study (ISS) for a future neutrino factory and Super-Beam facility. Detectors and flux instrumentation for future neutrino facilities

Abe, T. et al. (2009) International Scoping Study (ISS) for a future neutrino factory and Super-Beam facility. Detectors and flux instrumentation for future neutrino facilities. Journal of Instrumentation, 4, (doi:10.1088/1748-0221/4/05/t05001)

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Abstract

This report summarises the conclusions from the detector group of the International Scoping Study of a future Neutrino Factory and Super-Beam neutrino facility. The baseline detector options for each possible neutrino beam are defined as follows: 1. A very massive (Megaton) water Cherenkov detector is the baseline option for a sub-GeV Beta Beam and Super Beam facility. 2. There are a number of possibilities for either a Beta Beam or Super Beam (SB) medium energy facility between 1-5 GeV. These include a totally active scintillating detector (TASD), a liquid argon TPC or a water Cherenkov detector. 3. A 100 kton magnetized iron neutrino detector (MIND) is the baseline to detect the wrong sign muon final states (golden channel) at a high energy (20-50 GeV) neutrino factory from muon decay. A 10 kton hybrid neutrino magnetic emulsion cloud chamber detector for wrong sign tau detection (silver channel) is a possible complement to MIND, if one needs to resolve degeneracies that appear in the delta-theta(13) parameter space.

Item Type:Articles
Keywords:Large detector systems for particle and astroparticle physics, Beam-line instrumentation (beam position and profile monitors, beam-intensity monitors, bunch length monitors), charged-current interactions, time projection chamber, liquid-argon, tpc, spherical hybrid photodetector, minos calibration detector, cross-section measurements, active pixel sensor, base-line, nucleon, scattering, nomad experiment
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Soler, Professor Paul
Authors: Abe, T., Aihara, H., Oulos, C. A., Ankowski, A., Badertscher, A., Battistoni, G., Blondel, A., Bouchez, J., Bross, A., Bueno, A., Camilleri, L., Campagne, J. E., Cazes, A., Cervera-Villanueva, A., De Lellis, G., Di Capua, F., Ellis, M., Ereditato, A., Esposito, L. S., Fukushima, C., Gschwendtner, E., Gomez-Cadenas, J. J., Iwasaki, M., Kaneyuki, K., Karadzhov, Y., Kashikhin, V., Kawai, Y., Komatsu, M., Kozlovskaya, E., Kudenko, Y., Kusaka, A., Kyushima, H., Laing, A., Long, K., Longhin, A., Marchionni, A., Marotta, A., McGrew, C., Menary, S., Meregaglia, A., Mezzeto, M., Migliozzi, P., Mondal, N. K., Montanari, C., Nakadaira, T., Nakamura, M., Nakumo, H., Nakayama, H., Nelson, J., Nowak, J., Ogawa, S., Peltoniemi, J., Pla-Dalmau, A., Ragazzi, S., Rubbia, A., Sanchez, F., Sarkamo, J., Sato, O., Selvi, M., Shibuya, H., Shozawa, M., Sobczyk, J., Soler, F.J.P., Strolin, P., Suyama, M., Tanaka, M., Terranova, F., Tsenov, R., Uchida, Y., Weber, A., and Zlobin, A.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Journal of Instrumentation
Publisher:Institute of Physics Publishing Ltd.
ISSN:1748-0221

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