This paper describes a dedicated device to map the magnetic field of the T2K near detector (ND280) magnet, which runs at a nominal field value of 0.2 T, with an accuracy of the order of a Gauss. A high accuracy mapping is a key ingredient in order to provide the required momentum accuracy in the ND280 time projection chambers (TPCs) allowing T2K to measure precisely the PMNS matrix parameters Δm232 and θ23. This paper describes the design and realization of the device as well as its performance during operation. The reported results show that the aimed at goals are reached.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Mathematical Physics