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Title: Double Chooz

Abstract

The Double Chooz collaboration proposes to measure the value of the neutrino mixing angle {theta}13. The experiment will measure the flux of electron antineutrinos at two detectors placed {approx_equal}150 m and {approx_equal}1 km from the reactor cores at the Chooz nuclear power station. With 3 years of data and a relative detector normalization uncertainty of 0.6%, the error on the quantity sin2 2{theta}13 will be {+-}0.02; if {theta}13 is small, then an upper limit of 0.03 (90% CL) will be established on sin2 2{theta}13. This experiment, which could start as early as the spring of 2007, will rapidly and substantially improve on the current best limit established by CHOOZ, and will guide future experiments.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66503 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20729148
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 805; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: PASCOS 2005: 11. international symposium on particles, strings, and cosmology, Gyeongju (Korea, Republic of), 30 May - 4 Jun 2005; Other Information: DOI: 10.1063/1.2149690; (c) 2005 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; 21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; ELECTRON ANTINEUTRINOS; NEUTRINO DETECTION; NEUTRINO REACTIONS; NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS; REACTOR CORES; WEINBERG ANGLE

Citation Formats

Horton-Smith, G. Double Chooz. United States: N. p., 2005. Web. doi:10.1063/1.2149690.
Horton-Smith, G. Double Chooz. United States. doi:10.1063/1.2149690.
Horton-Smith, G. Fri . "Double Chooz". United States. doi:10.1063/1.2149690.
@article{osti_20729148,
title = {Double Chooz},
author = {Horton-Smith, G.},
abstractNote = {The Double Chooz collaboration proposes to measure the value of the neutrino mixing angle {theta}13. The experiment will measure the flux of electron antineutrinos at two detectors placed {approx_equal}150 m and {approx_equal}1 km from the reactor cores at the Chooz nuclear power station. With 3 years of data and a relative detector normalization uncertainty of 0.6%, the error on the quantity sin2 2{theta}13 will be {+-}0.02; if {theta}13 is small, then an upper limit of 0.03 (90% CL) will be established on sin2 2{theta}13. This experiment, which could start as early as the spring of 2007, will rapidly and substantially improve on the current best limit established by CHOOZ, and will guide future experiments.},
doi = {10.1063/1.2149690},
journal = {AIP Conference Proceedings},
number = 1,
volume = 805,
place = {United States},
year = {Fri Dec 02 00:00:00 EST 2005},
month = {Fri Dec 02 00:00:00 EST 2005}
}