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Author Longhin, A.
Source CERN Document Server
Content type Text
File Format PDF
Date Created 2011-06-07
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Physics ♦ Modern physics ♦ Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Applied physics
Subject Keyword Accelerators and Storage Rings
Abstract We present an optimization of the hadron focusing system for a low-energy high-intensity conventional neutrino beam (Super-Beam) proposed on the basis of the HP-SPL at CERN with a beam power of 4 MW and an energy of 4.5 GeV. The far detector would be a 440 kton Water Cherenkov detector (MEMPHYS) located at a baseline of 130 km in the Fr\'ejus site. The neutrino fluxes simulation relies on a new GEANT4 based simulation coupled with an optimization algorithm based on the maximization of the sensitivity limit on the $\theta_{13}$ mixing angle. A new configuration adopting a multiple horn system with solid targets is proposed which improves the sensitivity to $\theta_{13}$ and the CP violating phase $\delta_{CP}$.
Description Presented at: Eur. Phys. J. C 71 (2011) 1745
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2011-01-01
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Page Count 11