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Title: MicroBooNE and its Cross Section Measurement

Abstract

MicroBooNE (the Micro Booster Neutrino Experiment) is a short-baseline neutrino experiment based on the technology of a liquid-argon time-projection chamber (LArTPC), and has recently completed its first year of data-taking in the Fermilab Booster Neutrino Beam. It aims to address the anomalous excess of events with an electromagnetic final state in MiniBooNE, to measure neutrino-argon interaction cross sections, and to provide relevant R\&D for the future LArTPC experiments, such as DUNE. In these proceedings, we present the first reconstructed energy spectrum of Michel electrons from cosmic muon decays, the first kinematic distributions of the candidate muon tracks from $$\nu_{\mu}$$-argon charged-current interactions, and a demonstration of an electromagnetic shower reconstruction from $$\pi^0$$s produced by $$\nu_{\mu}$$-argon charged-current interactions. The results demonstrate the first fully automated reconstruction and selection algorithms in a large LArTPC and serve as foundations for future measurements.

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  1. SLAC
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Research Org.:
SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States); Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
OSTI Identifier:
1409840
Report Number(s):
arXiv:1705.07800; FERMILAB-CONF-17-127-ND
1600791
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-07CH11359
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Prospects in Neutrino Physics, London, London, United Kingdom, 12/12-12/14/2016
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; 72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS

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Tsai, Yun-Tse. MicroBooNE and its Cross Section Measurement. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Tsai, Yun-Tse. MicroBooNE and its Cross Section Measurement. United States.
Tsai, Yun-Tse. 2017. "MicroBooNE and its Cross Section Measurement". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1409840.
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