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Title: Latest Results from MINOS and MINOS+

The MINOS and MINOS+ experiments collected accelerator beam neutrino and antineutrino data for 11 years corresponding to peak energies of 3 GeV and 6 GeV, respectively, over a baseline of 735 km. These proceedings report on new limits and constraints set by MINOS and MINOS+ in and beyond the standard three-flavor paradigm. The atmospheric neutrino mass splitting in the three-flavor model is measured to be (2.42 ± 0.09) × 10 -3 eV 2 for normal mass ordering and $$-({2.48}_{-0.11}^{+0.09})\times {10}^{-3}{\ {\rm{eV}}}^{2}$$ for inverted mass ordering. Constraints are set on sterile neutrinos and antineutrinos in the four-flavor model by looking for sterile-driven ν μ and $${\bar{\nu }}_{{\rm{\mu }}}$$ disappearance and sterile-driven ν e and $${\bar{\nu }}_{{\rm{e}}}$$ appearance. A combination of the MINOS four-flavor ν μ disappearance search and the Daya Bay and Bugey-3 four-flavor $${\bar{\nu }}_{{\rm{e}}}$$ disappearance searches excludes the parameter space allowed by LSND and MiniBooNE for $${\rm{\Delta }}{m}_{41}^{2}\lt 0.8{\ {\rm{eV}}}^{2}$$ at 90% C.L. The size of large extra dimensions is constrained to be smaller than 0.17 μm at 90% C.L. in the limit of a vanishing lightest active neutrino mass. In conclusion, a search for non-standard ν e and $${\bar{\nu }}_{{\rm{e}}}$$ appearance in MINOS is presented.
Authors:
 [1]
  1. Univ. of Texas, Austin, TX (United States). Dept. of Physics
Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
FERMILAB-CONF-17-335-E
Journal ID: ISSN 1742-6588; 1613765
Grant/Contract Number:
AC02-07CH11359
Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of Physics. Conference Series
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 873; Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 1742-6588
Publisher:
IOP Publishing
Research Org:
Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
Contributing Orgs:
MINOS and MINOS+ Collaborations
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS
OSTI Identifier:
1390195