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Title: MINERνA neutrino detector calibration

MINERνA is a neutrino scattering experiment that uses Fermilab’s NuMI beamline. Its goal is to measure cross-sections for neutrino scattering from different nuclei. Precise knowledge of these cross-sections is vital for current and future neutrino oscillation experiments. In order to measure these values to a high degree of accuracy, it is essential that the detector be carefully calibrated. Here, we describe in-situ calibration and cross-checks.
Authors:
 [1]
  1. Northwestern University (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22391841
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 1663; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: NuINT12: 8. International Workshop on Neutrino-Nucleus Internactions in the Few-GeV Region, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), 22-27 Oct 2012; Other Information: (c) 2015 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; ACCURACY; CALIBRATION; CROSS SECTIONS; ELASTIC SCATTERING; FERMILAB; INELASTIC SCATTERING; MULTIPARTICLE SPECTROMETERS; NEUTRINO DETECTION; NEUTRINO OSCILLATION; NEUTRINO REACTIONS; NEUTRINO-NUCLEON INTERACTIONS; NEUTRINOS; PARTICLE IDENTIFICATION; SHOWER COUNTERS; SI SEMICONDUCTOR DETECTORS; SOLID SCINTILLATION DETECTORS