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Title: KamLAND's precision neutrino oscillation measurements

The KamLAND experiment started operation in the Spring of 2002 and is operational to this day. The experiment observes signals from electron antineutrinos from distant nuclear reactors. The program, spanning more than a decade, allowed the determination of LMA-MSW as the solution to the solar neutrino transformation results (under the assumption of CPT invariance) and the measurement of various neutrino oscillation parameters. In particular, the solar mass-splitting Δm 2 21 was determined to high precision. Besides the study of neutrino oscillation, KamLAND started the investigation of geologically produced antineutrinos (geo- ν¯ e). As a result, the collaboration also reported on a variety of other topics related to particle and astroparticle physics.
Authors:
 [1]
  1. Nikhef and the Univ. of Amsterdam, Amsterdam (The Netherlands)
Publication Date:
Grant/Contract Number:
AC02-05CH11231; FG02-01ER41166
Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Nuclear Physics. B
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 908; Journal Issue: C; Journal ID: ISSN 0550-3213
Publisher:
Elsevier
Research Org:
Nikhef and the Univ. of Amsterdam, Amsterdam (The Netherlands)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; fission-products; detector; model
OSTI Identifier:
1247377
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1285780