Status and results from the OPERA experiment

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Abstract

The OPERA experiment is aiming at the first direct detection of neutrino oscillations in appearance mode through the study of the v μ→ v τ channel. The OPERA detector is placed in the CNGS long baseline v μ beam 730 km away from the neutrino source. The analysis of a sub-sample of the data taken in the 2008-2009 runs was completed After a brief description of the beam and the experimental setup, we report on event analysis and on a first candidate event, its background estimation and statistical significance.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Workshop on Neutrino Factories, Super beams and Beta beams
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes
Event12th International Workshop on Neutrino Factories, Superbeams, and Betabeams, NuFact10 - Mumbai, India
Duration: Oct 20 2010Oct 25 2010

Publication series

NameAIP Conference Proceedings
Volume1382
ISSN (Print)0094-243X
ISSN (Electronic)1551-7616

Conference

Conference12th International Workshop on Neutrino Factories, Superbeams, and Betabeams, NuFact10
CountryIndia
CityMumbai
Period10/20/1010/25/10

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oscillations
detectors

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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Ariga, T. (2011). Status and results from the OPERA experiment. In International Workshop on Neutrino Factories, Super beams and Beta beams (AIP Conference Proceedings; Vol. 1382). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3644275

Status and results from the OPERA experiment. / Ariga, Tomoko.

International Workshop on Neutrino Factories, Super beams and Beta beams. 2011. (AIP Conference Proceedings; Vol. 1382).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ariga, T 2011, Status and results from the OPERA experiment. in International Workshop on Neutrino Factories, Super beams and Beta beams. AIP Conference Proceedings, vol. 1382, 12th International Workshop on Neutrino Factories, Superbeams, and Betabeams, NuFact10, Mumbai, India, 10/20/10. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3644275
Ariga T. Status and results from the OPERA experiment. In International Workshop on Neutrino Factories, Super beams and Beta beams. 2011. (AIP Conference Proceedings). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3644275
Ariga, Tomoko. / Status and results from the OPERA experiment. International Workshop on Neutrino Factories, Super beams and Beta beams. 2011. (AIP Conference Proceedings).
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