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Title: Light Dark Matter in the NO$$\nu$$A Near Detector, a First Look at the New Data

The neutrino oscillations experiment NOA is the agship of Fermi National Laboratory. The neutrino source NuMI is delivering record numbers of protons-on-target surpassing the most stringent dark matter production upper limits of current models in the under-10 GeV mass range. We take advantage of the sophisticated particle identication algorithms of the experiment to interrogate the data from the 300-ton, o-axis, low-Z, Near Detector of NOvA during the rst physics runs. We search for signatures of sub-GeV or Light Dark Matter (LDM), Axion-like-particles, and Heavy or Sterile Neutrinos that may scatter or decay in the volume of the detector.
Authors:
 [1]
  1. Tennessee U.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1250791
Report Number(s):
FERMILAB-CONF-15-371-ND; DESY-PROC-2015-02
1414317
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-07CH11359
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 11th Patras Workshop on Axions, WIMPs and WISPs, Zaragoza, Spain, 06/22-06/26/2015
Research Org:
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English