Neutrino detectors: challenges and opportunities

Soler, F.J.P. (2011) Neutrino detectors: challenges and opportunities. AIP Conference Proceedings, 1382, pp. 42-48. (doi:10.1063/1.3644267)

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Abstract

This paper covers possible detector options suitable at future neutrino facilities, such as Neutrino Factories, Super Beams and Beta Beams. The Magnetised Iron Neutrino Detector (MIND), which is the baseline detector at a Neutrino Factory, will be described and a new analysis which improves the efficiency of this detector at low energies will be shown. Other detectors covered include the Totally Active Scintillating Detectors (TASD), particularly relevant for a low energy Neutrino Factory, emulsion detectors for tau detection, liquid argon detectors and megaton scale water Cherenkov detectors. Finally the requirements of near detectors for long‐baseline neutrino experiments will be demonstrated.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Soler, Professor Paul
Authors: Soler, F.J.P.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:AIP Conference Proceedings
ISSN:0094-243X

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