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Publications Authored By J. M. Nelson

Charged-current $\nu_{\mu}$ interactions on carbon, iron, and lead with a final state hadronic system of one or more protons with zero mesons are used to investigate the influence of the nuclear environment on quasielastic-like interactions. The transfered four-momentum squared to the target nucleus, $Q^2$, is reconstructed based on the kinematics of the leading proton, and differential cross sections versus $Q^2$ and the cross-section ratios of iron, lead and carbon to scintillator are measured for the first time in a single experiment. The measurements show a dependence on atomic number. Read More

In insertion-only streaming, one sees a sequence of indices $a_1, a_2, \ldots, a_m\in [n]$. The stream defines a sequence of $m$ frequency vectors $x^{(1)},\ldots,x^{(m)}\in\mathbb{R}^n$ with $(x^{(t)})_i = |\{j : j\in[t], a_j = i\}|$. That is, $x^{(t)}$ is the frequency vector after seeing the first $t$ items in the stream. Read More

In the communication problem $\mathbf{UR}$ (universal relation) [KRW95], Alice and Bob respectively receive $x, y \in\{0,1\}^n$ with the promise that $x\neq y$. The last player to receive a message must output an index $i$ such that $x_i\neq y_i$. We prove that the randomized one-way communication complexity of this problem in the public coin model is exactly $\Theta(\min\{n,\log(1/\delta)\log^2(\frac n{\log(1/\delta)})\})$ for failure probability $\delta$. Read More

Advances in molecular biology are enabling rapid and efficient analyses for effective intervention in domains such as biology research, infectious disease management, food safety, and biodefense. The emergence of microfluidics and nanotechnologies has enabled both new capabilities and instrument sizes practical for point-of-care. It has also introduced new functionality, enhanced sensitivity, and reduced the time and cost involved in conventional molecular diagnostic techniques. Read More

In the communication problem $\mathbf{UR}$ (universal relation) [KRW95], Alice and Bob respectively receive $x$ and $y$ in $\{0,1\}^n$ with the promise that $x\neq y$. The last player to receive a message must output an index $i$ such that $x_i\neq y_i$. We prove that the randomized one-way communication complexity of this problem in the public coin model is exactly $\Theta(\min\{n, \log(1/\delta)\log^2(\frac{n}{\log(1/\delta)})\})$ bits for failure probability $\delta$. Read More

2017Mar
Authors: The NOvA Collaboration, P. Adamson, L. Aliaga, D. Ambrose, N. Anfimov, A. Antoshkin, E. Arrieta-Diaz, K. Augsten, A. Aurisano, C. Backhouse, M. Baird, B. A. Bambah, K. Bays, B. Behera, S. Bending, R. Bernstein, V. Bhatnagar, B. Bhuyan, J. Bian, T. Blackburn, A. Bolshakova, C. Bromberg, J. Brown, G. Brunetti, N. Buchanan, A. Butkevich, V. Bychkov, M. Campbell, E. Catano-Mur, S. Childress, B. C. Choudhary, B. Chowdhury, T. E. Coan, J. A. B. Coelho, M. Colo, J. Cooper, L. Corwin, L. Cremonesi, D. Cronin-Hennessy, G. S. Davies, J. P. Davies, P. F. Derwent, R. Dharmapalan, P. Ding, Z. Djurcic, E. C. Dukes, H. Duyang, S. Edayath, R. Ehrlich, G. J. Feldman, M. J. Frank, M. Gabrielyan, H. R. Gallagher, S. Germani, T. Ghosh, A. Giri, R. A. Gomes, M. C. Goodman, V. Grichine, R. Group, D. Grover, B. Guo, A. Habig, J. Hartnell, R. Hatcher, A. Hatzikoutelis, K. Heller, A. Himmel, A. Holin, J. Hylen, F. Jediny, M. Judah, G. K. Kafka, D. Kalra, S. M. S. Kasahara, S. Kasetti, R. Keloth, L. Kolupaeva, S. Kotelnikov, I. Kourbanis, A. Kreymer, A. Kumar, S. Kurbanov, K. Lang, W. M. Lee, S. Lin, J. Liu, M. Lokajicek, J. Lozier, S. Luchuk, K. Maan, S. Magill, W. A. Mann, M. L. Marshak, K. Matera, V. Matveev, D. P. Méndez, M. D. Messier, H. Meyer, T. Miao, W. H. Miller, S. R. Mishra, R. Mohanta, A. Moren, L. Mualem, M. Muether, S. Mufson, R. Murphy, J. Musser, J. K. Nelson, R. Nichol, E. Niner, A. Norman, T. Nosek, Y. Oksuzian, A. Olshevskiy, T. Olson, J. Paley, P. Pandey, R. B. Patterson, G. Pawloski, D. Pershey, O. Petrova, R. Petti, S. Phan-Budd, R. K. Plunkett, R. Poling, B. Potukuchi, C. Principato, F. Psihas, A. Radovic, R. A. Rameika, B. Rebel, B. Reed, D. Rocco, P. Rojas, V. Ryabov, K. Sachdev, P. Sail, O. Samoylov, M. C. Sanchez, R. Schroeter, J. Sepulveda-Quiroz, P. Shanahan, A. Sheshukov, J. Singh, J. Singh, P. Singh, V. Singh, J. Smolik, N. Solomey, E. Song, A. Sousa, K. Soustruznik, M. Strait, L. Suter, R. L. Talaga, M. C. Tamsett, P. Tas, R. B. Thayyullathil, J. Thomas, X. Tian, S. C. Tognini, J. Tripathi, A. Tsaris, J. Urheim, P. Vahle, J. Vasel, L. Vinton, A. Vold, T. Vrba, B. Wang, M. Wetstein, D. Whittington, S. G. Wojcicki, J. Wolcott, N. Yadav, S. Yang, J. Zalesak, B. Zamorano, R. Zwaska

Results are reported from an improved measurement of $\nu_\mu \rightarrow \nu_e$ transitions by the NOvA experiment. Using an exposure equivalent to $6.05\times10^{20}$ protons-on-target 33 $\nu_e$ candidates were observed with a background of $8. Read More

2017Feb
Authors: STAR Collaboration, L. Adamczyk, J. K. Adkins, G. Agakishiev, M. M. Aggarwal, Z. Ahammed, N. N. Ajitanand, I. Alekseev, D. M. Anderson, R. Aoyama, A. Aparin, D. Arkhipkin, E. C. Aschenauer, M. U. Ashraf, A. Attri, G. S. Averichev, X. Bai, V. Bairathi, A. Behera, R. Bellwied, A. Bhasin, A. K. Bhati, P. Bhattarai, J. Bielcik, J. Bielcikova, L. C. Bland, I. G. Bordyuzhin, J. Bouchet, J. D. Brandenburg, A. V. Brandin, D. Brown, I. Bunzarov, J. Butterworth, H. Caines, M. Calderón de la Barca Sánchez, J. M. Campbell, D. Cebra, I. Chakaberia, P. Chaloupka, Z. Chang, N. Chankova-Bunzarova, A. Chatterjee, S. Chattopadhyay, X. Chen, X. Chen, J. H. Chen, J. Cheng, M. Cherney, W. Christie, G. Contin, H. J. Crawford, S. Das, L. C. De Silva, R. R. Debbe, T. G. Dedovich, J. Deng, A. A. Derevschikov, L. Didenko, C. Dilks, X. Dong, J. L. Drachenberg, J. E. Draper, L. E. Dunkelberger, J. C. Dunlop, L. G. Efimov, N. Elsey, J. Engelage, G. Eppley, R. Esha, S. Esumi, O. Evdokimov, J. Ewigleben, O. Eyser, R. Fatemi, S. Fazio, P. Federic, P. Federicova, J. Fedorisin, Z. Feng, P. Filip, E. Finch, Y. Fisyak, C. E. Flores, J. Fujita, L. Fulek, C. A. Gagliardi, D. Garand, F. Geurts, A. Gibson, M. Girard, D. Grosnick, D. S. Gunarathne, Y. Guo, A. Gupta, S. Gupta, W. Guryn, A. I. Hamad, A. Hamed, A. Harlenderova, J. W. Harris, L. He, S. Heppelmann, S. Heppelmann, A. Hirsch, G. W. Hoffmann, S. Horvat, B. Huang, T. Huang, H. Z. Huang, X. Huang, T. J. Humanic, P. Huo, G. Igo, W. W. Jacobs, A. Jentsch, J. Jia, K. Jiang, S. Jowzaee, E. G. Judd, S. Kabana, D. Kalinkin, K. Kang, K. Kauder, H. W. Ke, D. Keane, A. Kechechyan, Z. Khan, D. P. Kikoła, I. Kisel, A. Kisiel, S. R. Klein, L. Kochenda, M. Kocmanek, T. Kollegger, L. K. Kosarzewski, A. F. Kraishan, P. Kravtsov, K. Krueger, N. Kulathunga, L. Kumar, J. Kvapil, J. H. Kwasizur, R. Lacey, J. M. Landgraf, K. D. Landry, J. Lauret, A. Lebedev, R. Lednicky, J. H. Lee, W. Li, X. Li, C. Li, Y. Li, J. Lidrych, T. Lin, M. A. Lisa, Y. Liu, F. Liu, H. Liu, P. Liu, T. Ljubicic, W. J. Llope, M. Lomnitz, R. S. Longacre, S. Luo, X. Luo, G. L. Ma, Y. G. Ma, L. Ma, R. Ma, N. Magdy, R. Majka, D. Mallick, S. Margetis, C. Markert, H. S. Matis, K. Meehan, J. C. Mei, Z. W. Miller, N. G. Minaev, S. Mioduszewski, D. Mishra, S. Mizuno, B. Mohanty, M. M. Mondal, D. A. Morozov, M. K. Mustafa, Md. Nasim, T. K. Nayak, J. M. Nelson, M. Nie, G. Nigmatkulov, T. Niida, L. V. Nogach, T. Nonaka, S. B. Nurushev, G. Odyniec, A. Ogawa, K. Oh, V. A. Okorokov, D. Olvitt Jr., B. S. Page, R. Pak, Y. Pandit, Y. Panebratsev, B. Pawlik, H. Pei, C. Perkins, P. Pile, J. Pluta, K. Poniatowska, J. Porter, M. Posik, A. M. Poskanzer, N. K. Pruthi, M. Przybycien, J. Putschke, H. Qiu, A. Quintero, S. Ramachandran, R. L. Ray, R. Reed, M. J. Rehbein, H. G. Ritter, J. B. Roberts, O. V. Rogachevskiy, J. L. Romero, J. D. Roth, L. Ruan, J. Rusnak, O. Rusnakova, N. R. Sahoo, P. K. Sahu, S. Salur, J. Sandweiss, M. Saur, J. Schambach, A. M. Schmah, W. B. Schmidke, N. Schmitz, B. R. Schweid, J. Seger, M. Sergeeva, P. Seyboth, N. Shah, E. Shahaliev, P. V. Shanmuganathan, M. Shao, A. Sharma, M. K. Sharma, W. Q. Shen, Z. Shi, S. S. Shi, Q. Y. Shou, E. P. Sichtermann, R. Sikora, M. Simko, S. Singha, M. J. Skoby, N. Smirnov, D. Smirnov, W. Solyst, L. Song, P. Sorensen, H. M. Spinka, B. Srivastava, T. D. S. Stanislaus, M. Strikhanov, B. Stringfellow, T. Sugiura, M. Sumbera, B. Summa, Y. Sun, X. M. Sun, X. Sun, B. Surrow, D. N. Svirida, A. H. Tang, Z. Tang, A. Taranenko, T. Tarnowsky, A. Tawfik, J. Thäder, J. H. Thomas, A. R. Timmins, D. Tlusty, T. Todoroki, M. Tokarev, S. Trentalange, R. E. Tribble, P. Tribedy, S. K. Tripathy, B. A. Trzeciak, O. D. Tsai, T. Ullrich, D. G. Underwood, I. Upsal, G. Van Buren, G. van Nieuwenhuizen, A. N. Vasiliev, F. Videbæk, S. Vokal, S. A. Voloshin, A. Vossen, G. Wang, Y. Wang, F. Wang, Y. Wang, J. C. Webb, G. Webb, L. Wen, G. D. Westfall, H. Wieman, S. W. Wissink, R. Witt, Y. Wu, Z. G. Xiao, W. Xie, G. Xie, J. Xu, N. Xu, Q. H. Xu, Y. F. Xu, Z. Xu, Y. Yang, Q. Yang, C. Yang, S. Yang, Z. Ye, Z. Ye, L. Yi, K. Yip, I. -K. Yoo, N. Yu, H. Zbroszczyk, W. Zha, Z. Zhang, X. P. Zhang, J. B. Zhang, S. Zhang, J. Zhang, Y. Zhang, J. Zhang, S. Zhang, J. Zhao, C. Zhong, L. Zhou, C. Zhou, X. Zhu, Z. Zhu, M. Zyzak

The STAR Collaboration reports on the photoproduction of $\pi^+\pi^-$ pairs in gold-gold collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 200 GeV/nucleon-pair. These pion pairs are produced when a nearly-real photon emitted by one ion scatters from the other ion. We fit the $\pi^+\pi^-$ invariant mass spectrum with a combination of $\rho$ and $\omega$ resonances and a direct $\pi^+\pi^-$ continuum. Read More

2017Feb
Authors: STAR Collaboration, L. Adamczyk, J. K. Adkins, G. Agakishiev, M. M. Aggarwal, Z. Ahammed, N. N. Ajitanand, I. Alekseev, D. M. Anderson, R. Aoyama, A. Aparin, D. Arkhipkin, E. C. Aschenauer, M. U. Ashraf, A. Attri, G. S. Averichev, X. Bai, V. Bairathi, A. Behera, R. Bellwied, A. Bhasin, A. K. Bhati, P. Bhattarai, J. Bielcik, J. Bielcikova, L. C. Bland, I. G. Bordyuzhin, J. Bouchet, J. D. Brandenburg, A. V. Brandin, D. Brown, I. Bunzarov, J. Butterworth, H. Caines, M. Calderon de la Barca Sanchez, J. M. Campbell, D. Cebra, I. Chakaberia, P. Chaloupka, Z. Chang, N. Chankova-Bunzarova, A. Chatterjee, S. Chattopadhyay, X. Chen, J. H. Chen, X. Chen, J. Cheng, M. Cherney, W. Christie, G. Contin, H. J. Crawford, S. Das, L. C. De Silva, R. R. Debbe, T. G. Dedovich, J. Deng, A. A. Derevschikov, L. Didenko, C. Dilks, X. Dong, J. L. Drachenberg, J. E. Draper, L. E. Dunkelberger, J. C. Dunlop, L. G. Emov, N. Elsey, J. Engelage, G. Eppley, R. Esha, S. Esumi, O. Evdokimov, J. Ewigleben, O. Eyser, R. Fatemi, S. Fazio, P. Federic, P. Federicova, J. Fedorisin, Z. Feng, P. Filip, E. Finch, Y. Fisyak, C. E. Flores, L. Fulek, C. A. Gagliardi, D. Garand, F. Geurts, A. Gibson, M. Girard, D. Grosnick, D. S. Gunarathne, Y. Guo, A. Gupta, S. Gupta, W. Guryn, A. I. Hamad, A. Hamed, A. Harlenderova, J. W. Harris, L. He, S. Heppelmann, S. Heppelmann, A. Hirsch, G. W. Homann, S. Horvat, T. Huang, B. Huang, X. Huang, H. Z. Huang, T. J. Humanic, P. Huo, G. Igo, P. M. Jacobs, W. W. Jacobs, A. Jentsch, J. Jia, K. Jiang, S. Jowzaee, E. G. Judd, S. Kabana, D. Kalinkin, K. Kang, K. Kauder, H. W. Ke, D. Keane, A. Kechechyan, Z. Khan, D. P. Kiko la, I. Kisel, A. Kisiel, L. Kochenda, M. Kocmanek, T. Kollegger, L. K. Kosarzewski, A. F. Kraishan, P. Kravtsov, K. Krueger, N. Kulathunga, L. Kumar, J. Kvapil, J. H. Kwasizur, R. Lacey, J. M. Landgraf, K. D. Landry, J. Lauret, A. Lebedev, R. Lednicky, J. H. Lee, X. Li, C. Li, W. Li, Y. Li, J. Lidrych, T. Lin, M. A. Lisa, H. Liu, P. Liu, Y. Liu, F. Liu, T. Ljubicic, W. J. Llope, M. Lomnitz, R. S. Longacre, S. Luo, X. Luo, G. L. Ma, L. Ma, Y. G. Ma, R. Ma, N. Magdy, R. Majka, D. Mallick, S. Margetis, C. Markert, H. S. Matis, K. Meehan, J. C. Mei, Z. W. Miller, N. G. Minaev, S. Mioduszewski, D. Mishra, S. Mizuno, B. Mohanty, M. M. Mondal, D. A. Morozov, M. K. Mustafa, Md. Nasim, T. K. Nayak, J. M. Nelson, M. Nie, G. Nigmatkulov, T. Niida, L. V. Nogach, T. Nonaka, S. B. Nurushev, G. Odyniec, A. Ogawa, K. Oh, V. A. Okorokov, D. Olvitt Jr., B. S. Page, R. Pak, Y. Pandit, Y. Panebratsev, B. Pawlik, H. Pei, C. Perkins, P. Pile, J. Pluta, K. Poniatowska, J. Porter, M. Posik, A. M. Poskanzer, N. K. Pruthi, M. Przybycien, J. Putschke, H. Qiu, A. Quintero, S. Ramachandran, R. L. Ray, R. Reed, M. J. Rehbein, H. G. Ritter, J. B. Roberts, O. V. Rogachevskiy, J. L. Romero, J. D. Roth, L. Ruan, J. Rusnak, O. Rusnakova, N. R. Sahoo, P. K. Sahu, S. Salur, J. Sandweiss, M. Saur, J. Schambach, A. M. Schmah, W. B. Schmidke, N. Schmitz, B. R. Schweid, J. Seger, M. Sergeeva, P. Seyboth, N. Shah, E. Shahaliev, P. V. Shanmuganathan, M. Shao, A. Sharma, M. K. Sharma, W. Q. Shen, Z. Shi, S. S. Shi, Q. Y. Shou, E. P. Sichtermann, R. Sikora, M. Simko, S. Singha, M. J. Skoby, N. Smirnov, D. Smirnov, W. Solyst, L. Song, P. Sorensen, H. M. Spinka, B. Srivastava, T. D. S. Stanislaus, M. Strikhanov, B. Stringfellow, T. Sugiura, M. Sumbera, B. Summa, Y. Sun, X. M. Sun, X. Sun, B. Surrow, D. N. Svirida, A. H. Tang, Z. Tang, A. Taranenko, T. Tarnowsky, A. Tawk, J. Thader, J. H. Thomas, A. R. Timmins, D. Tlusty, T. Todoroki, M. Tokarev, S. Trentalange, R. E. Tribble, P. Tribedy, S. K. Tripathy, B. A. Trzeciak, O. D. Tsai, T. Ullrich, D. G. Underwood, I. Upsal, G. Van Buren, G. van Nieuwenhuizen, A. N. Vasiliev, F. Videbk, S. Vokal, S. A. Voloshin, A. Vossen, G. Wang, Y. Wang, F. Wang, Y. Wang, J. C. Webb, G. Webb, L. Wen, G. D. Westfall, H. Wieman, S. W. Wissink, R. Witt, Y. Wu, Z. G. Xiao, W. Xie, G. Xie, J. Xu, N. Xu, Q. H. Xu, Y. F. Xu, Z. Xu, Y. Yang, Q. Yang, C. Yang, S. Yang, Z. Ye, Z. Ye, L. Yi, K. Yip, I. -K. Yoo, N. Yu, H. Zbroszczyk, W. Zha, Z. Zhang, X. P. Zhang, J. B. Zhang, S. Zhang, J. Zhang, Y. Zhang, J. Zhang, S. Zhang, J. Zhao, C. Zhong, L. Zhou, C. Zhou, X. Zhu, Z. Zhu, M. Zyzak

The STAR Collaboration reports the measurement of semi-inclusive distributions of charged-particle jets recoiling from a high transverse momentum hadron trigger, in central and peripheral Au+Au collisions at $\sqrt{s_{NN}}$ = 200 GeV. Charged jets are reconstructed with the anti-kT algorithm for jet radii R between 0.2 and 0. Read More

We investigate the high-pressure behaviour of beryllium, magnesium and calcium difluorides using ab initio random structure searching and density functional theory (DFT) calculations, over the pressure range 0-70 GPa. Beryllium fluoride exhibits extensive polymorphism at low pressures, and we find two new phases for this compound - the silica moganite and CaCl2 structures - which are stable over the wide pressure range 12-57 GPa. For magnesium fluoride, our searching results show that the orthorhombic `O-I' TiO2 structure (Pbca, Z=8) is stable for this compound between 40 and 44 GPa. Read More

2017Jan
Authors: STAR Collaboration, L. Adamczyk, J. K. Adkins, G. Agakishiev, M. M. Aggarwal, Z. Ahammed, N. N. Ajitanand, I. Alekseev, D. M. Anderson, R. Aoyama, A. Aparin, D. Arkhipkin, E. C. Aschenauer, M. U. Ashraf, A. Attri, G. S. Averichev, X. Bai, V. Bairathi, A. Behera, R. Bellwied, A. Bhasin, A. K. Bhati, P. Bhattarai, J. Bielcik, J. Bielcikova, L. C. Bland, I. G. Bordyuzhin, J. Bouchet, J. D. Brandenburg, A. V. Brandin, D. Brown, I. Bunzarov, J. Butterworth, H. Caines, M. Calderón de la Barca Sánchez, J. M. Campbell, D. Cebra, I. Chakaberia, P. Chaloupka, Z. Chang, N. Chankova-Bunzarova, A. Chatterjee, S. Chattopadhyay, X. Chen, J. H. Chen, X. Chen, J. Cheng, M. Cherney, W. Christie, G. Contin, H. J. Crawford, S. Das, L. C. De Silva, R. R. Debbe, T. G. Dedovich, J. Deng, A. A. Derevschikov, L. Didenko, C. Dilks, X. Dong, J. L. Drachenberg, J. E. Draper, L. E. Dunkelberger, J. C. Dunlop, L. G. Efimov, N. Elsey, J. Engelage, G. Eppley, R. Esha, S. Esumi, O. Evdokimov, J. Ewigleben, O. Eyser, R. Fatemi, S. Fazio, P. Federic, P. Federicova, J. Fedorisin, Z. Feng, P. Filip, E. Finch, Y. Fisyak, C. E. Flores, L. Fulek, C. A. Gagliardi, D. Garand, F. Geurts, A. Gibson, M. Girard, D. Grosnick, D. S. Gunarathne, Y. Guo, A. Gupta, S. Gupta, W. Guryn, A. I. Hamad, A. Hamed, A. Harlenderova, J. W. Harris, L. He, S. Heppelmann, S. Heppelmann, A. Hirsch, G. W. Hoffmann, S. Horvat, T. Huang, B. Huang, X. Huang, H. Z. Huang, T. J. Humanic, P. Huo, G. Igo, W. W. Jacobs, A. Jentsch, J. Jia, K. Jiang, S. Jowzaee, E. G. Judd, S. Kabana, D. Kalinkin, K. Kang, K. Kauder, H. W. Ke, D. Keane, A. Kechechyan, Z. Khan, D. P. Kikoła, I. Kisel, A. Kisiel, L. Kochenda, M. Kocmanek, T. Kollegger, L. K. Kosarzewski, A. F. Kraishan, P. Kravtsov, K. Krueger, N. Kulathunga, L. Kumar, J. Kvapil, J. H. Kwasizur, R. Lacey, J. M. Landgraf, K. D. Landry, J. Lauret, A. Lebedev, R. Lednicky, J. H. Lee, X. Li, C. Li, W. Li, Y. Li, J. Lidrych, T. Lin, M. A. Lisa, H. Liu, P. Liu, Y. Liu, F. Liu, T. Ljubicic, W. J. Llope, M. Lomnitz, R. S. Longacre, S. Luo, X. Luo, G. L. Ma, L. Ma, Y. G. Ma, R. Ma, N. Magdy, R. Majka, D. Mallick, S. Margetis, C. Markert, H. S. Matis, K. Meehan, J. C. Mei, Z. W. Miller, N. G. Minaev, S. Mioduszewski, D. Mishra, S. Mizuno, B. Mohanty, M. M. Mondal, D. A. Morozov, M. K. Mustafa, Md. Nasim, T. K. Nayak, J. M. Nelson, M. Nie, G. Nigmatkulov, T. Niida, L. V. Nogach, T. Nonaka, S. B. Nurushev, G. Odyniec, A. Ogawa, K. Oh, V. A. Okorokov, D. Olvitt Jr., B. S. Page, R. Pak, Y. Pandit, Y. Panebratsev, B. Pawlik, H. Pei, C. Perkins, P. Pile, J. Pluta, K. Poniatowska, J. Porter, M. Posik, A. M. Poskanzer, N. K. Pruthi, M. Przybycien, J. Putschke, H. Qiu, A. Quintero, S. Ramachandran, R. L. Ray, R. Reed, M. J. Rehbein, H. G. Ritter, J. B. Roberts, O. V. Rogachevskiy, J. L. Romero, J. D. Roth, L. Ruan, J. Rusnak, O. Rusnakova, N. R. Sahoo, P. K. Sahu, S. Salur, J. Sandweiss, M. Saur, J. Schambach, A. M. Schmah, W. B. Schmidke, N. Schmitz, B. R. Schweid, J. Seger, M. Sergeeva, P. Seyboth, N. Shah, E. Shahaliev, P. V. Shanmuganathan, M. Shao, A. Sharma, M. K. Sharma, W. Q. Shen, Z. Shi, S. S. Shi, Q. Y. Shou, E. P. Sichtermann, R. Sikora, M. Simko, S. Singha, M. J. Skoby, N. Smirnov, D. Smirnov, W. Solyst, L. Song, P. Sorensen, H. M. Spinka, B. Srivastava, T. D. S. Stanislaus, M. Strikhanov, B. Stringfellow, T. Sugiura, M. Sumbera, B. Summa, Y. Sun, X. M. Sun, X. Sun, B. Surrow, D. N. Svirida, A. H. Tang, Z. Tang, A. Taranenko, T. Tarnowsky, A. Tawfik, J. Thäder, J. H. Thomas, A. R. Timmins, D. Tlusty, T. Todoroki, M. Tokarev, S. Trentalange, R. E. Tribble, P. Tribedy, S. K. Tripathy, B. A. Trzeciak, O. D. Tsai, T. Ullrich, D. G. Underwood, I. Upsal, G. Van Buren, G. van Nieuwenhuizen, A. N. Vasiliev, F. Videbæk, S. Vokal, S. A. Voloshin, A. Vossen, G. Wang, Y. Wang, F. Wang, Y. Wang, J. C. Webb, G. Webb, L. Wen, G. D. Westfall, H. Wieman, S. W. Wissink, R. Witt, Y. Wu, Z. G. Xiao, W. Xie, G. Xie, J. Xu, N. Xu, Q. H. Xu, Y. F. Xu, Z. Xu, Y. Yang, Q. Yang, C. Yang, S. Yang, Z. Ye, Z. Ye, L. Yi, K. Yip, I. -K. Yoo, N. Yu, H. Zbroszczyk, W. Zha, Z. Zhang, X. P. Zhang, J. B. Zhang, S. Zhang, J. Zhang, Y. Zhang, J. Zhang, S. Zhang, J. Zhao, C. Zhong, L. Zhou, C. Zhou, X. Zhu, Z. Zhu, M. Zyzak

We present measurements of three-particle correlations for various harmonics in Au+Au collisions at energies ranging from $\sqrt{s_{{\rm NN}}}=7.7$ to 200 GeV using the STAR detector. The quantity $\langle\cos(m\phi_1+n\phi_2-(m+n)\phi_3)\rangle$ is evaluated as a function of $\sqrt{s_{{\rm NN}}}$, collision centrality, transverse momentum, $p_T$, pseudo-rapidity difference, $\Delta\eta$, and harmonics ($m$ and $n$). Read More

2017Jan
Authors: STAR Collaboration, L. Adamczyk, J. K. Adkins, G. Agakishiev, M. M. Aggarwal, Z. Ahammed, N. N. Ajitanand, I. Alekseev, D. M. Anderson, R. Aoyama, A. Aparin, D. Arkhipkin, E. C. Aschenauer, M. U. Ashraf, A. Attri, G. S. Averichev, X. Bai, V. Bairathi, A. Behera, R. Bellwied, A. Bhasin, A. K. Bhati, P. Bhattarai, J. Bielcik, J. Bielcikova, L. C. Bland, I. G. Bordyuzhin, J. Bouchet, J. D. Brandenburg, A. V. Brandin, D. Brown, I. Bunzarov, J. Butterworth, H. Caines, M. Calderón de la Barca Sánchez, J. M. Campbell, D. Cebra, I. Chakaberia, P. Chaloupka, Z. Chang, N. Chankova-Bunzarova, A. Chatterjee, S. Chattopadhyay, X. Chen, J. H. Chen, X. Chen, J. Cheng, M. Cherney, W. Christie, G. Contin, H. J. Crawford, S. Das, L. C. De Silva, R. R. Debbe, T. G. Dedovich, J. Deng, A. A. Derevschikov, L. Didenko, C. Dilks, X. Dong, J. L. Drachenberg, J. E. Draper, L. E. Dunkelberger, J. C. Dunlop, L. G. Efimov, N. Elsey, J. Engelage, G. Eppley, R. Esha, S. Esumi, O. Evdokimov, J. Ewigleben, O. Eyser, R. Fatemi, S. Fazio, P. Federic, P. Federicova, J. Fedorisin, Z. Feng, P. Filip, E. Finch, Y. Fisyak, C. E. Flores, L. Fulek, C. A. Gagliardi, D. Garand, F. Geurts, A. Gibson, M. Girard, D. Grosnick, D. S. Gunarathne, Y. Guo, A. Gupta, S. Gupta, W. Guryn, A. I. Hamad, A. Hamed, A. Harlenderova, J. W. Harris, L. He, S. Heppelmann, S. Heppelmann, A. Hirsch, G. W. Hoffmann, S. Horvat, T. Huang, B. Huang, X. Huang, H. Z. Huang, T. J. Humanic, P. Huo, G. Igo, W. W. Jacobs, A. Jentsch, J. Jia, K. Jiang, S. Jowzaee, E. G. Judd, S. Kabana, D. Kalinkin, K. Kang, K. Kauder, H. W. Ke, D. Keane, A. Kechechyan, Z. Khan, D. P. Kikoła, I. Kisel, A. Kisiel, L. Kochenda, M. Kocmanek, T. Kollegger, L. K. Kosarzewski, A. F. Kraishan, P. Kravtsov, K. Krueger, N. Kulathunga, L. Kumar, J. Kvapil, J. H. Kwasizur, R. Lacey, J. M. Landgraf, K. D. Landry, J. Lauret, A. Lebedev, R. Lednicky, J. H. Lee, X. Li, C. Li, W. Li, Y. Li, J. Lidrych, T. Lin, M. A. Lisa, H. Liu, P. Liu, Y. Liu, F. Liu, T. Ljubicic, W. J. Llope, M. Lomnitz, R. S. Longacre, S. Luo, X. Luo, G. L. Ma, L. Ma, Y. G. Ma, R. Ma, N. Magdy, R. Majka, D. Mallick, S. Margetis, C. Markert, H. S. Matis, K. Meehan, J. C. Mei, Z. W. Miller, N. G. Minaev, S. Mioduszewski, D. Mishra, S. Mizuno, B. Mohanty, M. M. Mondal, D. A. Morozov, M. K. Mustafa, Md. Nasim, T. K. Nayak, J. M. Nelson, M. Nie, G. Nigmatkulov, T. Niida, L. V. Nogach, T. Nonaka, S. B. Nurushev, G. Odyniec, A. Ogawa, K. Oh, V. A. Okorokov, D. Olvitt Jr., B. S. Page, R. Pak, Y. Pandit, Y. Panebratsev, B. Pawlik, H. Pei, C. Perkins, P. Pile, J. Pluta, K. Poniatowska, J. Porter, M. Posik, A. M. Poskanzer, N. K. Pruthi, M. Przybycien, J. Putschke, H. Qiu, A. Quintero, S. Ramachandran, R. L. Ray, R. Reed, M. J. Rehbein, H. G. Ritter, J. B. Roberts, O. V. Rogachevskiy, J. L. Romero, J. D. Roth, L. Ruan, J. Rusnak, O. Rusnakova, N. R. Sahoo, P. K. Sahu, S. Salur, J. Sandweiss, M. Saur, J. Schambach, A. M. Schmah, W. B. Schmidke, N. Schmitz, B. R. Schweid, J. Seger, M. Sergeeva, P. Seyboth, N. Shah, E. Shahaliev, P. V. Shanmuganathan, M. Shao, A. Sharma, M. K. Sharma, W. Q. Shen, Z. Shi, S. S. Shi, Q. Y. Shou, E. P. Sichtermann, R. Sikora, M. Simko, S. Singha, M. J. Skoby, N. Smirnov, D. Smirnov, W. Solyst, L. Song, P. Sorensen, H. M. Spinka, B. Srivastava, T. D. S. Stanislaus, M. Strikhanov, B. Stringfellow, T. Sugiura, M. Sumbera, B. Summa, Y. Sun, X. M. Sun, X. Sun, B. Surrow, D. N. Svirida, A. H. Tang, Z. Tang, A. Taranenko, T. Tarnowsky, A. Tawfik, J. Thäder, J. H. Thomas, A. R. Timmins, D. Tlusty, T. Todoroki, M. Tokarev, S. Trentalange, R. E. Tribble, P. Tribedy, S. K. Tripathy, B. A. Trzeciak, O. D. Tsai, T. Ullrich, D. G. Underwood, I. Upsal, G. Van Buren, G. van Nieuwenhuizen, A. N. Vasiliev, F. Videbæk, S. Vokal, S. A. Voloshin, A. Vossen, G. Wang, Y. Wang, F. Wang, Y. Wang, J. C. Webb, G. Webb, L. Wen, G. D. Westfall, H. Wieman, S. W. Wissink, R. Witt, Y. Wu, Z. G. Xiao, W. Xie, G. Xie, J. Xu, N. Xu, Q. H. Xu, Y. F. Xu, Z. Xu, Y. Yang, Q. Yang, C. Yang, S. Yang, Z. Ye, Z. Ye, L. Yi, K. Yip, I. -K. Yoo, N. Yu, H. Zbroszczyk, W. Zha, Z. Zhang, X. P. Zhang, J. B. Zhang, S. Zhang, J. Zhang, Y. Zhang, J. Zhang, S. Zhang, J. Zhao, C. Zhong, L. Zhou, C. Zhou, X. Zhu, Z. Zhu, M. Zyzak

We present measurements of bulk properties of the matter produced in Au+Au collisions at $\sqrt{s_{NN}}=$ 7.7, 11.5, 19. Read More

2017Jan
Authors: STAR Collaboration, L. Adamczyk, J. K. Adkins, G. Agakishiev, M. M. Aggarwal, Z. Ahammed, N. N. Ajitanand, I. Alekseev, D. M. Anderson, R. Aoyama, A. Aparin, D. Arkhipkin, E. C. Aschenauer, M. U. Ashraf, A. Attri, G. S. Averichev, X. Bai, V. Bairathi, A. Behera, R. Bellwied, A. Bhasin, A. K. Bhati, P. Bhattarai, J. Bielcik, J. Bielcikova, L. C. Bland, I. G. Bordyuzhin, J. Bouchet, J. D. Brandenburg, A. V. Brandin, D. Brown, I. Bunzarov, J. Butterworth, H. Caines, M. Calderón de la Barca Sánchez, J. M. Campbell, D. Cebra, I. Chakaberia, P. Chaloupka, Z. Chang, N. Chankova-Bunzarova, A. Chatterjee, S. Chattopadhyay, X. Chen, J. H. Chen, X. Chen, J. Cheng, M. Cherney, W. Christie, G. Contin, H. J. Crawford, S. Das, L. C. De Silva, R. R. Debbe, T. G. Dedovich, J. Deng, A. A. Derevschikov, L. Didenko, C. Dilks, X. Dong, J. L. Drachenberg, J. E. Draper, L. E. Dunkelberger, J. C. Dunlop, L. G. Efimov, N. Elsey, J. Engelage, G. Eppley, R. Esha, S. Esumi, O. Evdokimov, J. Ewigleben, O. Eyser, R. Fatemi, S. Fazio, P. Federic, P. Federicova, J. Fedorisin, Z. Feng, P. Filip, E. Finch, Y. Fisyak, C. E. Flores, L. Fulek, C. A. Gagliardi, D. Garand, F. Geurts, A. Gibson, M. Girard, D. Grosnick, D. S. Gunarathne, Y. Guo, A. Gupta, S. Gupta, W. Guryn, A. I. Hamad, A. Hamed, A. Harlenderova, J. W. Harris, L. He, S. Heppelmann, S. Heppelmann, A. Hirsch, G. W. Hoffmann, S. Horvat, T. Huang, B. Huang, X. Huang, H. Z. Huang, T. J. Humanic, P. Huo, G. Igo, W. W. Jacobs, A. Jentsch, J. Jia, K. Jiang, S. Jowzaee, E. G. Judd, S. Kabana, D. Kalinkin, K. Kang, K. Kauder, H. W. Ke, D. Keane, A. Kechechyan, Z. Khan, D. P. Kikoła, I. Kisel, A. Kisiel, L. Kochenda, M. Kocmanek, T. Kollegger, L. K. Kosarzewski, A. F. Kraishan, P. Kravtsov, K. Krueger, N. Kulathunga, L. Kumar, J. Kvapil, J. H. Kwasizur, R. Lacey, J. M. Landgraf, K. D. Landry, J. Lauret, A. Lebedev, R. Lednicky, J. H. Lee, X. Li, C. Li, W. Li, Y. Li, J. Lidrych, T. Lin, M. A. Lisa, H. Liu, P. Liu, Y. Liu, F. Liu, T. Ljubicic, W. J. Llope, M. Lomnitz, R. S. Longacre, S. Luo, X. Luo, G. L. Ma, L. Ma, Y. G. Ma, R. Ma, N. Magdy, R. Majka, D. Mallick, S. Margetis, C. Markert, H. S. Matis, K. Meehan, J. C. Mei, Z. W. Miller, N. G. Minaev, S. Mioduszewski, D. Mishra, S. Mizuno, B. Mohanty, M. M. Mondal, D. A. Morozov, M. K. Mustafa, Md. Nasim, T. K. Nayak, J. M. Nelson, M. Nie, G. Nigmatkulov, T. Niida, L. V. Nogach, T. Nonaka, S. B. Nurushev, G. Odyniec, A. Ogawa, K. Oh, V. A. Okorokov, D. Olvitt Jr., B. S. Page, R. Pak, Y. Pandit, Y. Panebratsev, B. Pawlik, H. Pei, C. Perkins, P. Pile, J. Pluta, K. Poniatowska, J. Porter, M. Posik, A. M. Poskanzer, N. K. Pruthi, M. Przybycien, J. Putschke, H. Qiu, A. Quintero, S. Ramachandran, R. L. Ray, R. Reed, M. J. Rehbein, H. G. Ritter, J. B. Roberts, O. V. Rogachevskiy, J. L. Romero, J. D. Roth, L. Ruan, J. Rusnak, O. Rusnakova, N. R. Sahoo, P. K. Sahu, S. Salur, J. Sandweiss, M. Saur, J. Schambach, A. M. Schmah, W. B. Schmidke, N. Schmitz, B. R. Schweid, J. Seger, M. Sergeeva, P. Seyboth, N. Shah, E. Shahaliev, P. V. Shanmuganathan, M. Shao, A. Sharma, M. K. Sharma, W. Q. Shen, Z. Shi, S. S. Shi, Q. Y. Shou, E. P. Sichtermann, R. Sikora, M. Simko, S. Singha, M. J. Skoby, N. Smirnov, D. Smirnov, W. Solyst, L. Song, P. Sorensen, H. M. Spinka, B. Srivastava, T. D. S. Stanislaus, M. Strikhanov, B. Stringfellow, T. Sugiura, M. Sumbera, B. Summa, Y. Sun, X. M. Sun, X. Sun, B. Surrow, D. N. Svirida, A. H. Tang, Z. Tang, A. Taranenko, T. Tarnowsky, A. Tawfik, J. Thäder, J. H. Thomas, A. R. Timmins, D. Tlusty, T. Todoroki, M. Tokarev, S. Trentalange, R. E. Tribble, P. Tribedy, S. K. Tripathy, B. A. Trzeciak, O. D. Tsai, T. Ullrich, D. G. Underwood, I. Upsal, G. Van Buren, G. van Nieuwenhuizen, A. N. Vasiliev, F. Videbæk, S. Vokal, S. A. Voloshin, A. Vossen, G. Wang, Y. Wang, F. Wang, Y. Wang, J. C. Webb, G. Webb, L. Wen, G. D. Westfall, H. Wieman, S. W. Wissink, R. Witt, Y. Wu, Z. G. Xiao, W. Xie, G. Xie, J. Xu, N. Xu, Q. H. Xu, Y. F. Xu, Z. Xu, Y. Yang, Q. Yang, C. Yang, S. Yang, Z. Ye, Z. Ye, L. Yi, K. Yip, I. -K. Yoo, N. Yu, H. Zbroszczyk, W. Zha, Z. Zhang, X. P. Zhang, J. B. Zhang, S. Zhang, J. Zhang, Y. Zhang, J. Zhang, S. Zhang, J. Zhao, C. Zhong, L. Zhou, C. Zhou, X. Zhu, Z. Zhu, M. Zyzak

We present three-particle mixed-harmonic correlations $\langle \cos (m\phi_1 + n\phi_2 - (m+n) \phi_3)\rangle$ for charged particles in $\sqrt{s_{NN}}=$200 GeV Au+Au collisions at RHIC. These measurements provide information on the three-dimensional structure of the initial collision zone and are important for constraining models of a subsequent low-viscosity quark-gluon plasma expansion phase. We find evidence for correlations between the first, second and third harmonics predicted as a consequence of fluctuations in the initial state. Read More

2017Jan
Authors: STAR Collaboration, L. Adamczyk, J. K. Adkins, G. Agakishiev, M. M. Aggarwal, Z. Ahammed, N. N. Ajitanand, I. Alekseev, D. M. Anderson, R. Aoyama, A. Aparin, D. Arkhipkin, E. C. Aschenauer, M. U. Ashraf, A. Attri, G. S. Averichev, X. Bai, V. Bairathi, A. Behera, R. Bellwied, A. Bhasin, A. K. Bhati, P. Bhattarai, J. Bielcik, J. Bielcikova, L. C. Bland, I. G. Bordyuzhin, J. Bouchet, J. D. Brandenburg, A. V. Brandin, D. Brown, I. Bunzarov, J. Butterworth, H. Caines, M. Calderón de la Barca Sánchez, J. M. Campbell, D. Cebra, I. Chakaberia, P. Chaloupka, Z. Chang, N. Chankova-Bunzarova, A. Chatterjee, S. Chattopadhyay, X. Chen, J. H. Chen, X. Chen, J. Cheng, M. Cherney, W. Christie, G. Contin, H. J. Crawford, S. Das, L. C. De Silva, R. R. Debbe, T. G. Dedovich, J. Deng, A. A. Derevschikov, L. Didenko, C. Dilks, X. Dong, J. L. Drachenberg, J. E. Draper, L. E. Dunkelberger, J. C. Dunlop, L. G. Efimov, N. Elsey, J. Engelage, G. Eppley, R. Esha, S. Esumi, O. Evdokimov, J. Ewigleben, O. Eyser, R. Fatemi, S. Fazio, P. Federic, P. Federicova, J. Fedorisin, Z. Feng, P. Filip, E. Finch, Y. Fisyak, C. E. Flores, L. Fulek, C. A. Gagliardi, D. Garand, F. Geurts, A. Gibson, M. Girard, D. Grosnick, D. S. Gunarathne, Y. Guo, A. Gupta, S. Gupta, W. Guryn, A. I. Hamad, A. Hamed, A. Harlenderova, J. W. Harris, L. He, S. Heppelmann, S. Heppelmann, A. Hirsch, G. W. Hoffmann, S. Horvat, T. Huang, B. Huang, X. Huang, H. Z. Huang, T. J. Humanic, P. Huo, G. Igo, W. W. Jacobs, A. Jentsch, J. Jia, K. Jiang, S. Jowzaee, E. G. Judd, S. Kabana, D. Kalinkin, K. Kang, K. Kauder, H. W. Ke, D. Keane, A. Kechechyan, Z. Khan, D. P. Kikoła, I. Kisel, A. Kisiel, L. Kochenda, M. Kocmanek, T. Kollegger, L. K. Kosarzewski, A. F. Kraishan, P. Kravtsov, K. Krueger, N. Kulathunga, L. Kumar, J. Kvapil, J. H. Kwasizur, R. Lacey, J. M. Landgraf, K. D. Landry, J. Lauret, A. Lebedev, R. Lednicky, J. H. Lee, X. Li, C. Li, W. Li, Y. Li, J. Lidrych, T. Lin, M. A. Lisa, H. Liu, P. Liu, Y. Liu, F. Liu, T. Ljubicic, W. J. Llope, M. Lomnitz, R. S. Longacre, S. Luo, X. Luo, G. L. Ma, L. Ma, Y. G. Ma, R. Ma, N. Magdy, R. Majka, D. Mallick, S. Margetis, C. Markert, H. S. Matis, K. Meehan, J. C. Mei, Z. W. Miller, N. G. Minaev, S. Mioduszewski, D. Mishra, S. Mizuno, B. Mohanty, M. M. Mondal, D. A. Morozov, M. K. Mustafa, Md. Nasim, T. K. Nayak, J. M. Nelson, M. Nie, G. Nigmatkulov, T. Niida, L. V. Nogach, T. Nonaka, S. B. Nurushev, G. Odyniec, A. Ogawa, K. Oh, V. A. Okorokov, D. Olvitt Jr., B. S. Page, R. Pak, Y. Pandit, Y. Panebratsev, B. Pawlik, H. Pei, C. Perkins, P. Pile, J. Pluta, K. Poniatowska, J. Porter, M. Posik, A. M. Poskanzer, N. K. Pruthi, M. Przybycien, J. Putschke, H. Qiu, A. Quintero, S. Ramachandran, R. L. Ray, R. Reed, M. J. Rehbein, H. G. Ritter, J. B. Roberts, O. V. Rogachevskiy, J. L. Romero, J. D. Roth, L. Ruan, J. Rusnak, O. Rusnakova, N. R. Sahoo, P. K. Sahu, S. Salur, J. Sandweiss, M. Saur, J. Schambach, A. M. Schmah, W. B. Schmidke, N. Schmitz, B. R. Schweid, J. Seger, M. Sergeeva, P. Seyboth, N. Shah, E. Shahaliev, P. V. Shanmuganathan, M. Shao, A. Sharma, M. K. Sharma, W. Q. Shen, Z. Shi, S. S. Shi, Q. Y. Shou, E. P. Sichtermann, R. Sikora, M. Simko, S. Singha, M. J. Skoby, N. Smirnov, D. Smirnov, W. Solyst, L. Song, P. Sorensen, H. M. Spinka, B. Srivastava, T. D. S. Stanislaus, M. Strikhanov, B. Stringfellow, T. Sugiura, M. Sumbera, B. Summa, Y. Sun, X. M. Sun, X. Sun, B. Surrow, D. N. Svirida, A. H. Tang, Z. Tang, A. Taranenko, T. Tarnowsky, A. Tawfik, J. Thäder, J. H. Thomas, A. R. Timmins, D. Tlusty, T. Todoroki, M. Tokarev, S. Trentalange, R. E. Tribble, P. Tribedy, S. K. Tripathy, B. A. Trzeciak, O. D. Tsai, T. Ullrich, D. G. Underwood, I. Upsal, G. Van Buren, G. van Nieuwenhuizen, A. N. Vasiliev, F. Videbæk, S. Vokal, S. A. Voloshin, A. Vossen, G. Wang, Y. Wang, F. Wang, Y. Wang, J. C. Webb, G. Webb, L. Wen, G. D. Westfall, H. Wieman, S. W. Wissink, R. Witt, Y. Wu, Z. G. Xiao, W. Xie, G. Xie, J. Xu, N. Xu, Q. H. Xu, Y. F. Xu, Z. Xu, Y. Yang, Q. Yang, C. Yang, S. Yang, Z. Ye, Z. Ye, L. Yi, K. Yip, I. -K. Yoo, N. Yu, H. Zbroszczyk, W. Zha, Z. Zhang, X. P. Zhang, J. B. Zhang, S. Zhang, J. Zhang, Y. Zhang, J. Zhang, S. Zhang, J. Zhao, C. Zhong, L. Zhou, C. Zhou, X. Zhu, Z. Zhu, M. Zyzak

We report the first measurement of the elliptic anisotropy ($v_2$) of the charm meson $D^0$ at mid-rapidity ($|y|$\,$<$\,1) in Au+Au collisions at \sNN = 200\,GeV. The measurement was conducted by the STAR experiment at RHIC utilizing a new high-resolution silicon tracker. The measured $D^0$ $v_2$ in 0--80\% centrality Au+Au collisions can be described by a viscous hydrodynamic calculation for transverse momentum ($p_{\rm T}$) less than 4\,GeV/$c$. Read More

2017Jan
Authors: The NOvA Collaboration, P. Adamson, L. Aliaga, D. Ambrose, N. Anfimov, A. Antoshkin, E. Arrieta-Diaz, K. Augsten, A. Aurisano, C. Backhouse, M. Baird, B. A. Bambah, K. Bays, B. Behera, S. Bending, R. Bernstein, V. Bhatnagar, B. Bhuyan, J. Bian, T. Blackburn, A. Bolshakova, C. Bromberg, J. Brown, G. Brunetti, N. Buchanan, A. Butkevich, V. Bychkov, M. Campbell, E. Catano-Mur, S. Childress, B. C. Choudhary, B. Chowdhury, T. E. Coan, J. A. B. Coelho, M. Colo, J. Cooper, L. Corwin, L. Cremonesi, D. Cronin-Hennessy, G. S. Davies, J. P. Davies, P. F. Derwent, S. Desai, R. Dharmapalan, P. Ding, Z. Djurcic, E. C. Dukes, H. Duyang, S. Edayath, R. Ehrlich, G. J. Feldman, M. Gabrielyan, H. R. Gallagher, S. Germani, T. Ghosh, A. Giri, R. A. Gomes, M. C. Goodman, V. Grichine, R. Group, D. Grover, B. Guo, A. Habig, J. Hartnell, R. Hatcher, A. Hatzikoutelis, K. Heller, A. Himmel, A. Holin, J. Hylen, F. Jediny, M. Judah, G. K. Kafka, D. Kalra, S. M. S. Kasahara, S. Kasetti, R. Keloth, L. Kolupaeva, S. Kotelnikov, I. Kourbanis, A. Kreymer, A. Kumar, S. Kurbanov, K. Lang, W. M. Lee, S. Lin, J. Liu, M. Lokajicek, J. Lozier, S. Luchuk, K. Maan, S. Magill, W. A. Mann, M. L. Marshak, K. Matera, V. Matveev, D. P. Méndez, M. D. Messier, H. Meyer, T. Miao, W. H. Miller, S. R. Mishra, R. Mohanta, A. Moren, L. Mualem, M. Muether, S. Mufson, R. Murphy, J. Musser, J. K. Nelson, R. Nichol, E. Niner, A. Norman, T. Nosek, Y. Oksuzian, A. Olshevskiy, T. Olson, J. Paley, P. Pandey, R. B. Patterson, G. Pawloski, D. Pershey, O. Petrova, R. Petti, S. Phan-Budd, R. K. Plunkett, R. Poling, B. Potukuchi, C. Principato, F. Psihas, A. Radovic, R. A. Rameika, B. Rebel, B. Reed, D. Rocco, P. Rojas, V. Ryabov, K. Sachdev, P. Sail, O. Samoylov, M. C. Sanchez, R. Schroeter, J. Sepulveda-Quiroz, P. Shanahan, A. Sheshukov, J. Singh, J. Singh, P. Singh, V. Singh, J. Smolik, N. Solomey, E. Song, A. Sousa, K. Soustruznik, M. Strait, L. Suter, R. L. Talaga, M. C. Tamsett, P. Tas, R. B. Thayyullathil, J. Thomas, X. Tian, S. C. Tognini, J. Tripathi, A. Tsaris, J. Urheim, P. Vahle, J. Vasel, L. Vinton, A. Vold, T. Vrba, B. Wang, M. Wetstein, D. Whittington, S. G. Wojcicki, J. Wolcott, N. Yadav, S. Yang, J. Zalesak, B. Zamorano, R. Zwaska

This Letter reports new results on muon neutrino disappearance from NOvA, using a 14 kton detector equivalent exposure of $6.05\times10^{20}$ protons-on-target from the NuMI beam at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. The measurement probes the muon-tau symmetry hypothesis that requires maximal mixing ($\theta_{23} = \pi/4$). Read More

We present measurements of the neutrino and antineutrino total charged-current cross sections on carbon and their ratio using the MINERvA scintillator-tracker. The measurements span the energy range 2-22 GeV and were performed using forward and reversed horn focusing modes of the Fermilab low-energy NuMI beam to obtain large neutrino and antineutrino samples. The flux is obtained using a sub-sample of charged-current events at low hadronic energy transfer along with precise higher energy external neutrino cross section data overlapping with our energy range between 12-22 GeV. Read More

This is a light survey article about the origins of contact and symplectic topology in dynamics and the more recent developments in the field. In lieu of formulas, numerous anecdotes are given. Read More

Neutral-current production of $K^{+}$ by atmospheric neutrinos is a background in searches for the proton decay $p \rightarrow K^{+} \bar{\nu}$. Reactions such as $\nu p \rightarrow \nu K^{+} \Lambda$ are indistinguishable from proton decays when the decay products of the $\Lambda$ are below detection threshold. MINERvA identifies $K^{+}$ events by reconstructing the timing signature of a $K^{+}$ decay at rest. Read More

The water at the proposed site of the CHIPS water Cherenkov detector has been studied to measure its attenuation length for Cherenkov light as a function of filtering time. A scaled model of the CHIPS detector filled with water from the Wentworth 2W pit, proposed site of the CHIPS deployment, in conjunction with a 3.2\unit{m} vertical column filled with this water, was used to study the transmission of 405nm laser light. Read More

2016Oct
Authors: STAR Collaboration, L. Adamczyk, J. K. Adkins, G. Agakishiev, M. M. Aggarwal, Z. Ahammed, N. N. Ajitanand, I. Alekseev, D. M. Anderson, R. Aoyama, A. Aparin, D. Arkhipkin, E. C. Aschenauer, M. U. Ashraf, A. Attri, G. S. Averichev, X. Bai, V. Bairathi, A. Behera, R. Bellwied, A. Bhasin, A. K. Bhati, P. Bhattarai, J. Bielcik, J. Bielcikova, L. C. Bland, I. G. Bordyuzhin, J. Bouchet, J. D. Brandenburg, A. V. Brandin, D. Brown, I. Bunzarov, J. Butterworth, H. Caines, M. Calderón de la Barca Sánchez, J. M. Campbell, D. Cebra, I. Chakaberia, P. Chaloupka, Z. Chang, N. Chankova-Bunzarova, A. Chatterjee, S. Chattopadhyay, X. Chen, X. Chen, J. H. Chen, J. Cheng, M. Cherney, W. Christie, G. Contin, H. J. Crawford, S. Das, L. C. De Silva, R. R. Debbe, T. G. Dedovich, J. Deng, A. A. Derevschikov, L. Didenko, C. Dilks, X. Dong, J. L. Drachenberg, J. E. Draper, L. E. Dunkelberger, J. C. Dunlop, L. G. Efimov, N. Elsey, J. Engelage, G. Eppley, R. Esha, S. Esumi, O. Evdokimov, J. Ewigleben, O. Eyser, R. Fatemi, S. Fazio, P. Federic, P. Federicova, J. Fedorisin, Z. Feng, P. Filip, E. Finch, Y. Fisyak, C. E. Flores, J. Fujita, L. Fulek, C. A. Gagliardi, D. Garand, F. Geurts, A. Gibson, M. Girard, D. Grosnick, D. S. Gunarathne, Y. Guo, A. Gupta, S. Gupta, W. Guryn, A. I. Hamad, A. Hamed, A. Harlenderova, J. W. Harris, L. He, S. Heppelmann, S. Heppelmann, A. Hirsch, G. W. Hoffmann, S. Horvat, B. Huang, T. Huang, H. Z. Huang, X. Huang, T. J. Humanic, P. Huo, G. Igo, W. W. Jacobs, A. Jentsch, J. Jia, K. Jiang, S. Jowzaee, E. G. Judd, S. Kabana, D. Kalinkin, K. Kang, K. Kauder, H. W. Ke, D. Keane, A. Kechechyan, Z. Khan, D. P. Kikoła, I. Kisel, A. Kisiel, L. Kochenda, M. Kocmanek, T. Kollegger, L. K. Kosarzewski, A. F. Kraishan, P. Kravtsov, K. Krueger, N. Kulathunga, L. Kumar, J. Kvapil, J. H. Kwasizur, R. Lacey, J. M. Landgraf, K. D. Landry, J. Lauret, A. Lebedev, R. Lednicky, J. H. Lee, W. Li, X. Li, C. Li, Y. Li, J. Lidrych, T. Lin, M. A. Lisa, Y. Liu, F. Liu, H. Liu, P. Liu, T. Ljubicic, W. J. Llope, M. Lomnitz, R. S. Longacre, S. Luo, X. Luo, G. L. Ma, Y. G. Ma, L. Ma, R. Ma, N. Magdy, R. Majka, D. Mallick, S. Margetis, C. Markert, H. S. Matis, K. Meehan, J. C. Mei, Z. W. Miller, N. G. Minaev, S. Mioduszewski, D. Mishra, S. Mizuno, B. Mohanty, M. M. Mondal, D. A. Morozov, M. K. Mustafa, Md. Nasim, T. K. Nayak, J. M. Nelson, M. Nie, G. Nigmatkulov, T. Niida, L. V. Nogach, T. Nonaka, S. B. Nurushev, G. Odyniec, A. Ogawa, K. Oh, V. A. Okorokov, D. Olvitt Jr., B. S. Page, R. Pak, Y. Pandit, Y. Panebratsev, B. Pawlik, H. Pei, C. Perkins, P. Pile, J. Pluta, K. Poniatowska, J. Porter, M. Posik, A. M. Poskanzer, N. K. Pruthi, M. Przybycien, J. Putschke, H. Qiu, A. Quintero, S. Ramachandran, R. L. Ray, R. Reed, M. J. Rehbein, H. G. Ritter, J. B. Roberts, O. V. Rogachevskiy, J. L. Romero, J. D. Roth, L. Ruan, J. Rusnak, O. Rusnakova, N. R. Sahoo, P. K. Sahu, S. Salur, J. Sandweiss, M. Saur, J. Schambach, A. M. Schmah, W. B. Schmidke, N. Schmitz, B. R. Schweid, J. Seger, M. Sergeeva, P. Seyboth, N. Shah, E. Shahaliev, P. V. Shanmuganathan, M. Shao, A. Sharma, M. K. Sharma, W. Q. Shen, Z. Shi, S. S. Shi, Q. Y. Shou, E. P. Sichtermann, R. Sikora, M. Simko, S. Singha, M. J. Skoby, N. Smirnov, D. Smirnov, W. Solyst, L. Song, P. Sorensen, H. M. Spinka, B. Srivastava, T. D. S. Stanislaus, M. Strikhanov, B. Stringfellow, T. Sugiura, M. Sumbera, B. Summa, Y. Sun, X. M. Sun, X. Sun, B. Surrow, D. N. Svirida, A. H. Tang, Z. Tang, A. Taranenko, T. Tarnowsky, A. Tawfik, J. Thäder, J. H. Thomas, A. R. Timmins, D. Tlusty, T. Todoroki, M. Tokarev, S. Trentalange, R. E. Tribble, P. Tribedy, S. K. Tripathy, B. A. Trzeciak, O. D. Tsai, T. Ullrich, D. G. Underwood, I. Upsal, G. Van Buren, G. van Nieuwenhuizen, A. N. Vasiliev, F. Videbæk, S. Vokal, S. A. Voloshin, A. Vossen, G. Wang, Y. Wang, F. Wang, Y. Wang, J. C. Webb, G. Webb, L. Wen, G. D. Westfall, H. Wieman, S. W. Wissink, R. Witt, Y. Wu, Z. G. Xiao, W. Xie, G. Xie, J. Xu, N. Xu, Q. H. Xu, Y. F. Xu, Z. Xu, Y. Yang, Q. Yang, C. Yang, S. Yang, Z. Ye, Z. Ye, L. Yi, K. Yip, I. -K. Yoo, N. Yu, H. Zbroszczyk, W. Zha, Z. Zhang, X. P. Zhang, J. B. Zhang, S. Zhang, J. Zhang, Y. Zhang, J. Zhang, S. Zhang, J. Zhao, C. Zhong, L. Zhou, C. Zhou, X. Zhu, Z. Zhu, M. Zyzak

We report the first measurement of the longitudinal double-spin asymmetry $A_{LL}$ for mid-rapidity di-jet production in polarized $pp$ collisions at a center-of-mass energy of $\sqrt{s} = 200$ GeV. The di-jet cross section was measured and is shown to be consistent with next-to-leading order (NLO) perturbative QCD predictions. $A_{LL}$ results are presented for two distinct topologies, defined by the jet pseudorapidities, and are compared to predictions from several recent NLO global analyses. Read More

The total cross sections are important ingredients for the current and future neutrino oscillation experiments. We present measurements of the total charged-current neutrino and antineutrino cross sections on scintillator (CH) in the NuMI low-energy beamline using an {\em in situ} prediction of the shape of the flux as a function of neutrino energy from 2--50 GeV. This flux prediction takes advantage of the fact that neutrino and antineutrino interactions with low nuclear recoil energy ($\nu$) have a nearly constant cross section as a function of incident neutrino energy. Read More

In this paper we obtain new obstructions to symplectic embeddings of the four-dimensional polydisk $P(a,1)$ into the ball $B(c)$ for $2\leq a<\frac{\sqrt{7}-1} {\sqrt{7}-2} \approx 2.549$, extending work done by Hind-Lisi and Hutchings. Schlenk's folding construction permits us to conclude our bound on $c$ is optimal. Read More

2016Sep
Affiliations: 1University of California Observatories, 2University of California Observatories, 3University of California Observatories, 4University of California Observatories, 5W.M. Keck Observatory, 6University of California Observatories, 7University of California Observatories, 8W.M. Keck Observatory, 9University of California Observatories, 10W.M. Keck Observatory, 11University of California Observatories, 12W.M. Keck Observatory, 13University of California Observatories, 14University of California Observatories, 15W.M. Keck Observatory, 16W.M. Keck Observatory, 17University of California Observatories, 18University of California Observatories, 19W.M. Keck Observatory

Motivated by the ever increasing pursuit of science with the transient sky (dubbed Time Domain Astronomy or TDA), we are fabricating and will commission a new deployable tertiary mirror for the Keck I telescope (K1DM3) at the W.M. Keck Observatory. Read More

For any integers $d, n \geq 2$ and $1/({\min\{n,d\}})^{0.4999} < \varepsilon<1$, we show the existence of a set of $n$ vectors $X\subset \mathbb{R}^d$ such that any embedding $f:X\rightarrow \mathbb{R}^m$ satisfying $$ \forall x,y\in X,\ (1-\varepsilon)\|x-y\|_2^2\le \|f(x)-f(y)\|_2^2 \le (1+\varepsilon)\|x-y\|_2^2 $$ must have $$ m = \Omega(\varepsilon^{-2} \lg n). $$ This lower bound matches the upper bound given by the Johnson-Lindenstrauss lemma [JL84]. Read More

2016Aug
Authors: P. Adamson, I. Anghel, A. Aurisano, G. Barr, M. Bishai, A. Blake, G. J. Bock, D. Bogert, S. V. Cao, T. J. Carroll, C. M. Castromonte, R. Chen, S. Childress, J. A. B. Coelho, L. Corwin, D. Cronin-Hennessy, J. K. de Jong, S. De Rijck, A. V. Devan, N. E. Devenish, M. V. Diwan, C. O. Escobar, J. J. Evans, E. Falk, G. J. Feldman, W. Flanagan, M. V. Frohne, M. Gabrielyan, H. R. Gallagher, S. Germani, R. A. Gomes, M. C. Goodman, P. Gouffon, N. Graf, R. Gran, K. Grzelak, A. Habig, S. R. Hahn, J. Hartnell, R. Hatcher, A. Holin, J. Huang, J. Hylen, G. M. Irwin, Z. Isvan, C. James, D. Jensen, T. Kafka, S. M. S. Kasahara, G. Koizumi, M. Kordosky, A. Kreymer, K. Lang, J. Ling, P. J. Litchfield, P. Lucas, W. A. Mann, M. L. Marshak, N. Mayer, C. McGivern, M. M. Medeiros, R. Mehdiyev, J. R. Meier, M. D. Messier, W. H. Miller, S. R. Mishra, S. Moed Sher, C. D. Moore, L. Mualem, J. Musser, D. Naples, J. K. Nelson, H. B. Newman, R. J. Nichol, J. A. Nowak, J. O'Connor, M. Orchanian, R. B. Pahlka, J. Paley, R. B. Patterson, G. Pawloski, A. Perch, M. M. Pfützner, D. D. Phan, S. Phan-Budd, R. K. Plunkett, N. Poonthottathil, X. Qiu, A. Radovic, B. Rebel, C. Rosenfeld, H. A. Rubin, P. Sail, M. C. Sanchez, J. Schneps, A. Schreckenberger, P. Schreiner, R. Sharma, A. Sousa, N. Tagg, R. L. Talaga, J. Thomas, M. A. Thomson, X. Tian, A. Timmons, J. Todd, S. C. Tognini, R. Toner, D. Torretta, G. Tzanakos, J. Urheim, P. Vahle, B. Viren, A. Weber, R. C. Webb, C. White, L. Whitehead, L. H. Whitehead, S. G. Wojcicki, R. Zwaska

We report new constraints on the size of large extra dimensions from data collected by the MINOS experiment between 2005 and 2012. Our analysis employs a model in which sterile neutrinos arise as Kaluza-Klein states in large extra dimensions and thus modify the neutrino oscillation probabilities due to mixing between active and sterile neutrino states. Using Fermilab's NuMI beam exposure of $10. Read More

2016Aug
Authors: P. Adamson, I. Anghel, A. Aurisano, G. Barr, M. Bishai, A. Blake, G. J. Bock, D. Bogert, S. V. Cao, T. J. Carroll, C. M. Castromonte, R. Chen, D. Cherdack, S. Childress, J. A. B. Coelho, L. Corwin, D. Cronin-Hennessy, J. K. de Jong, S. De Rijck, A. V. Devan, N. E. Devenish, M. V. Diwan, C. O. Escobar, J. J. Evans, E. Falk, G. J. Feldman, W. Flanagan, M. V. Frohne, M. Gabrielyan, H. R. Gallagher, S. Germani, R. A. Gomes, M. C. Goodman, P. Gouffon, N. Graf, R. Gran, K. Grzelak, A. Habig, S. R. Hahn, J. Hartnell, R. Hatcher, A. Holin, J. Huang, J. Hylen, G. M. Irwin, Z. Isvan, C. James, D. Jensen, T. Kafka, S. M. S. Kasahara, G. Koizumi, M. Kordosky, A. Kreymer, K. Lang, J. Ling, P. J. Litchfield, P. Lucas, W. A. Mann, M. L. Marshak, N. Mayer, C. McGivern, M. M. Medeiros, R. Mehdiyev, J. R. Meier, M. D. Messier, W. H. Miller, S. R. Mishra, S. Moed Sher, C. D. Moore, L. Mualem, J. Musser, D. Naples, J. K. Nelson, H. B. Newman, R. J. Nichol, J. A. Nowak, J. O'Connor, W. P. Oliver, M. Orchanian, R. B. Pahlka, J. Paley, R. B. Patterson, G. Pawloski, A. Perch, M. M. Pfutzner, D. D. Phan, S. Phan-Budd, R. K. Plunkett, N. Poonthottathil, X. Qiu, A. Radovic, B. Rebel, C. Rosenfeld, H. A. Rubin, P. Sail, M. C. Sanchez, J. Schneps, A. Schreckenberger, P. Schreiner, R. Sharma, A. Sousa, N. Tagg, R. L. Talaga, J. Thomas, M. A. Thomson, X. Tian, A. Timmons, J. Todd, S. C. Tognini, R. Toner, D. Torretta, G. Tzanakos, J. Urheim, P. Vahle, B. Viren, A. Weber, R. C. Webb, C. White, L. Whitehead, L. H. Whitehead, S. G. Wojcicki, R. Zwaska

Forward single $\pi^0$ production by coherent neutral-current interactions, $\nu \mathcal{A} \to \nu \mathcal{A} \pi^0$, is investigated using a 2.8$\times 10^{20}$ protons-on-target exposure of the MINOS Near Detector. For single-shower topologies, the event distribution in production angle exhibits a clear excess above the estimated background at very forward angles for visible energy in the range~1-8 GeV. Read More

2016Jul
Authors: P. Adamson, I. Anghel, A. Aurisano, G. Barr, M. Bishai, A. Blake, G. J. Bock, D. Bogert, S. V. Cao, T. J. Carroll, C. M. Castromonte, R. Chen, S. Childress, J. A. B. Coelho, L. Corwin, D. Cronin-Hennessy, J. K. de Jong, S. De Rijck, A. V. Devan, N. E. Devenish, M. V. Diwan, C. O. Escobar, J. J. Evans, E. Falk, G. J. Feldman, W. Flanagan, M. V. Frohne, M. Gabrielyan, H. R. Gallagher, S. Germani, R. A. Gomes, M. C. Goodman, P. Gouffon, N. Graf, R. Gran, K. Grzelak, A. Habig, S. R. Hahn, J. Hartnell, R. Hatcher, A. Holin, J. Huang, J. Hylen, G. M. Irwin, Z. Isvan, C. James, D. Jensen, T. Kafka, S. M. S. Kasahara, G. Koizumi, M. Kordosky, A. Kreymer, K. Lang, J. Ling, P. J. Litchfield, P. Lucas, W. A. Mann, M. L. Marshak, N. Mayer, C. McGivern, M. M. Medeiros, R. Mehdiyev, J. R. Meier, M. D. Messier, W. H. Miller, S. R. Mishra, S. Moed Sher, C. D. Moore, L. Mualem, J. Musser, D. Naples, J. K. Nelson, H. B. Newman, R. J. Nichol, J. A. Nowak, J. O'Connor, M. Orchanian, R. B. Pahlka, J. Paley, R. B. Patterson, G. Pawloski, A. Perch, M. M. Pfutzner, D. D. Phan, S. Phan-Budd, R. K. Plunkett, N. Poonthottathil, X. Qiu, A. Radovic, B. Rebel, C. Rosenfeld, H. A. Rubin, P. Sail, M. C. Sanchez, J. Schneps, A. Schreckenberger, P. Schreiner, R. Sharma, A. Sousa, N. Tagg, R. L. Talaga, J. Thomas, M. A. Thomson, X. Tian, A. Timmons, J. Todd, S. C. Tognini, R. Toner, D. Torretta, G. Tzanakos, J. Urheim, P. Vahle, B. Viren, A. Weber, R. C. Webb, C. White, L. Whitehead, L. H. Whitehead, S. G. Wojcicki, R. Zwaska

We report results of a search for oscillations involving a light sterile neutrino over distances of 1.04 and $735\,\mathrm{km}$ in a $\nu_{\mu}$-dominated beam with a peak energy of $3\,\mathrm{GeV}$. The data, from an exposure of $10. Read More

2016Jul
Authors: Daya Bay, MINOS Collaborations, :, P. Adamson, F. P. An, I. Anghel, A. Aurisano, A. B. Balantekin, H. R. Band, G. Barr, M. Bishai, A. Blake, S. Blyth G. J. Bock, D. Bogert, D. Cao, G. F. Cao, J. Cao, S. V. Cao, T. J. Carroll, C. M. Castromonte, W. R. Cen, Y. L. Chan, J. F. Chang, L. C. Chang, Y. Chang, H. S. Chen, Q. Y. Chen, R. Chen, S. M. Chen, Y. Chen, Y. X. Chen, J. Cheng, J. -H. Cheng, Y. P. Chen, Z. K. Cheng, J. J. Cherwinka, S. Childress, M. C. Chu, A. Chukanov, J. A. B. Coelho, L. Corwin, D. Cronin-Hennessy, J. P. Cummings, J. de Arcos, S. De Rijck, Z. Y. Deng, A. V. Devan, N. E. Devenish, X. F. Ding, Y. Y. Ding, M. V. Diwan, M. Dolgareva, J. Dove, D. A. Dwyer, W. R. Edwards, C. O. Escobar, J. J. Evans, E. Falk, G. J. Feldman, W. Flanagan, M. V. Frohne, M. Gabrielyan, H. R. Gallagher, S. Germani, R. Gill, R. A. Gomes, M. Gonchar, G. H. Gong, H. Gong, M. C. Goodman, P. Gouffon, N. Graf, R. Gran, M. Grassi, K. Grzelak, W. Q. Gu, M. Y. Guan, L. Guo, R. P. Guo, X. H. Guo, Z. Guo, A. Habig, R. W. Hackenburg, S. R. Hahn, R. Han, S. Hans, J. Hartnell, R. Hatcher, M. He, K. M. Heeger, Y. K. Heng, A. Higuera, A. Holin, Y. K. Hor, Y. B. Hsiung, B. Z. Hu, T. Hu, W. Hu, E. C. Huang, H. X. Huang, J. Huang, X. T. Huang, P. Huber, W. Huo, G. Hussain, J. Hylen, G. M. Irwin, Z. Isvan, D. E. Jaffe, P. Jaffke, C. James, K. L. Jen, D. Jensen, S. Jetter, X. L. Ji, X. P. Ji, J. B. Jiao, R. A. Johnson, J. K. de Jong, J. Joshi, T. Kafka, L. Kang, S. M. S. Kasahara, S. H. Kettell, S. Kohn, G. Koizumi, M. Kordosky, M. Kramer, A. Kreymer, 1 K. K. Kwan, M. W. Kwok, T. Kwok, K. Lang, T. J. Langford, K. Lau, L. Lebanowski, J. Lee, J. H. C. Lee, R. T. Lei, R. Leitner, J. K. C. Leung, C. Li, D. J. Li, F. Li, G. S. Li, Q. J. Li, S. Li, S. C. Li, W. D. Li, X. N. Li, Y. F. Li, Z. B. Li, H. Liang, C. J. Lin, G. L. Lin, S. Lin, S. K. Lin, Y. -C. Lin, J. J. Ling J. M. Link, P. J. Litchfield, L. Littenberg, B. R. Littlejohn, D. W. Liu, J. C. Liu, J. L. Liu, C. W. Loh, C. Lu, H. Q. Lu, J. S. Lu, P. Lucas, K. B. Luk, Z. Lv, Q. M. Ma, X. B. Ma, X. Y. Ma, Y. Q. Ma, Y. Malyshkin, W. A. Mann, M. L. Marshak, D. A. Martinez Caicedo, N. Mayer, K. T. McDonald, C. McGivern, R. D. McKeown, M. M. Medeiros, R. Mehdiyev, J. R. Meier, M. D. Messier, W. H. Miller, S. R. Mishra, I. Mitchell, M. Mooney, C. D. Moore, L. Mualem, J. Musser, Y. Nakajima, D. Naples, J. Napolitano, D. Naumov, E. Naumova, J. K. Nelson, H. B. Newman, H. Y. Ngai, R. J. Nichol, Z. Ning, A. Nowak, J. O'Connor, J. P. Ochoa-Ricoux, A. Olshevskiy, M. Orchanian, R., R. B. Pahlka, J. Paley, H. -R. Pan, J. Park, R. B. Patterson, S. Patton, G. Pawloski, V. Pec, J. C. Peng, A. Perch, M. M. Pfutzner, D. D. Phan, S. Phan-Budd, L. Pinsky, R. K. Plunkett, N. Poonthottathil, C. S. J. Pun, F. Z. Qi, M. Qi, X. Qian, X. Qiu, A. Radovic, N. Raper, B. Rebel, J. Ren, C. Rosenfeld, R. Rosero, B. Roskovec, X. C. Ruan, H. A. Rubin, P. Sail, M. C. Sanchez, J. Schneps, A. Schreckenberger, P. Schreiner, R. Sharma, S. Moed Sher, A. Sousa, H. Steiner, G. X. Sun, J. L. Sun, N. Tagg, R. L. Talaga, W. Tang, D. Taychenachev, J. Thomas, M. A. Thomson, X. Tian A. Timmons, J. Todd, S. C. Tognini, R. Toner, D. Torretta, K. Treskov, K. V. Tsang, C. E. Tull, G. Tzanakos, J. Urheim, P. Vahle, N. Viaux, B. Viren, V. Vorobel, C. H. Wang, M. Wang, N. Y. Wang, R. G. Wang, W. Wang, X. Wang, Y. F. Wang, Z. Wang, Z. M. Wang, R. C. Webb, A. Weber, H. Y. Wei, L. J. Wen, K. Whisnant, C. White, L. Whitehead L. H. Whitehead, T. Wise, S. G. Wojcicki, H. L. H. Wong, S. C. F. Wong, E. Worcester, C. -H. Wu, Q. Wu, W. J. Wu, D. M. Xia, J. K. Xia, Z. Z. Xing, J. L. Xu, J. Y. Xu, Y. Xu, T. Xue, C. G. Yang, H. Yang, L. Yang, M. S. Yang, M. T. Yang, M. Ye., Z. Ye, M. Yeh, B. L. Young, Z. Y. Yu, S. Zeng, L. ZhanC. Zhang, H. H. Zhang, J. W. Zhang, Q. M. Zhang, X. T. Zhang, Y. M. Zhang, Y. X. Zhang, Z. J. Zhang, Z. P. Zhang, Z. Y. Zhang, J. Zhao, Q. W. Zhao, Y. B. Zhao, W. L. Zhong, L. Zhou, N. Zhou, H. L. Zhuang, J. H. Zou

Searches for a light sterile neutrino have been performed independently by the MINOS and the Daya Bay experiments using the muon (anti)neutrino and electron antineutrino disappearance channels, respectively. In this Letter, results from both experiments are combined with those from the Bugey-3 reactor neutrino experiment to constrain oscillations into light sterile neutrinos. The three experiments are sensitive to complementary regions of parameter space, enabling the combined analysis to probe regions allowed by the LSND and MiniBooNE experiments in a minimally extended four-neutrino flavor framework. Read More

Knowledge of the neutrino flux produced by the Neutrinos at the Main Injector (NuMI) beamline is essential to the neutrino oscillation and neutrino interaction measurements of the MINERvA, MINOS+, NOvA and MicroBooNE experiments at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. We have produced a flux prediction which uses all available and relevant hadron production data, incorporating measurements of particle production off of thin targets as well as measurements of particle yields from a spare NuMI target exposed to a 120 GeV proton beam. The result is the most precise flux prediction achieved for a neutrino beam in the one to tens of GeV energy region. Read More

Neutrino-induced charged-current coherent kaon production, $\nu_{\mu}A\rightarrow\mu^{-}K^{+}A$, is a rare, inelastic electroweak process that brings a $K^+$ on shell and leaves the target nucleus intact in its ground state. This process is significantly lower in rate than neutrino-induced charged-current coherent pion production, because of Cabibbo suppression and a kinematic suppression due to the larger kaon mass. We search for such events in the scintillator tracker of MINERvA by observing the final state $K^+$, $\mu^-$ and no other detector activity, and by using the kinematics of the final state particles to reconstruct the small momentum transfer to the nucleus, which is a model-independent characteristic of coherent scattering. Read More

Separate samples of charged-current pion production events representing two semi-inclusive channels $\nu_\mu$-CC($\pi^{+}$) and $\bar{\nu}_{\mu}$-CC($\pi^{0}$) have been obtained using neutrino and antineutrino exposures of the MINERvA detector. Distributions in kinematic variables based upon $\mu^{\pm}$-track reconstructions are analyzed and compared for the two samples. The differential cross sections for muon production angle, muon momentum, and four-momentum transfer $Q^2$, are reported, and cross sections versus neutrino energy are obtained. Read More

Spatial visualisation skills and interpretations are critical in the design professions, but traditionally difficult to effectively teach. Visualization and multimedia presentation studies show positive improvements in learner outcomes for specific learning domains. But the development and translation of a comparative visualization pedagogy between disciplines is poorly understood. Read More

The GaAs/AlGaAs materials system is well suited to multi-bandgap applications such as the multiple quantum well solar cell. GaAs quantum wells are inserted in the undoped AlGaAs active region of a pin structure to extend the absorption range while retaining a higher open circuit voltage than would be provided by a cell made of the well material alone. Unfortunately aluminium gallium arsenide (AlGaAs) suffers from poor transport characteristics due to DX centres and oxygen contamination during growth, which degrade the spectral response. Read More

The GaAs/AlGaAs quantum well solar cell (QWSC) shows promise as a novel approach to higher efficiency solar cells but suffers from a poor short circuit current Jsc. We report on efforts to reduce this problem with the use of compositional grading and back surface mirroring. We present experimental quantum efficiency (QE) data on a range of compositionally graded QWSCs and devices in which the back surface of the cell is coated with a mirror, increasing the optical thickness of the quantum well layer in the long wavelength range. Read More

We present Raman and terahertz absorbance spectra of methylammonium lead halide single crystals (MAPbX3, X = I, Br, Cl) at temperatures between 80 and 370 K. These results show good agreement with density-functional-theory phonon calculations.1 Comparison of experimental spectra and calculated vibrational modes enables confident assignment of most of the vibrational features between 50 and 3500 cm-1. Read More

In compressed sensing, one wishes to acquire an approximately sparse high-dimensional signal $x\in\mathbb{R}^n$ via $m\ll n$ noisy linear measurements, then later approximately recover $x$ given only those measurement outcomes. Various guarantees have been studied in terms of the notion of approximation in recovery, and some isolated folklore results are known stating that some forms of recovery are stronger than others, via black-box reductions. In this note we provide a general theorem concerning the hierarchy of strengths of various recovery guarantees. Read More

Ionic migration has been proposed as a possible cause of photovoltaic current-voltage hysteresis in hybrid perovskite solar cells. However, a major objection to this hypothesis is that hysteresis can be reduced by changing the interfacial contact materials, which are unlikely to significantly influence the behaviour of ionic defects within the perovskite phase. Here we use transient optoelectronic measurements, combined with device simulations, to show that the primary effects of ionic migration can in fact be observed both in devices with hysteresis, and with hysteresis free type contact materials. Read More

2016May
Authors: P. Adamson, I. Anghel, A. Aurisano, G. Barr, M. Bishai, A. Blake, G. J. Bock, D. Bogert, S. V. Cao, T. J. Carroll, C. M. Castromonte, R. Chen, S. Childress, J. A. B. Coelho, L. Corwin, D. Cronin-Hennessy, J. K. de Jong, S. de Rijck, A. V. Devan, N. E. Devenish, M. V. Diwan, C. O. Escobar, J. J. Evans, E. Falk, G. J. Feldman, W. Flanagan, M. V. Frohne, M. Gabrielyan, H. R. Gallagher, S. Germani, R. A. Gomes, M. C. Goodman, P. Gouffon, N. Graf, R. Gran, K. Grzelak, A. Habig, S. R. Hahn, J. Hartnell, R. Hatcher, A. Holin, J. Huang, J. Hylen, G. M. Irwin, Z. Isvan, C. James, D. Jensen, T. Kafka, S. M. S. Kasahara, G. Koizumi, M. Kordosky, A. Kreymer, K. Lang, J. Ling, P. J. Litchfield, P. Lucas, W. A. Mann, M. L. Marshak, N. Mayer, C. McGivern, M. M. Medeiros, R. Mehdiyev, J. R. Meier, M. D. Messier, W. H. Miller, S. R. Mishra, S. Moed Sher, C. D. Moore, L. Mualem, J. Musser, D. Naples, J. K. Nelson, H. B. Newman, R. J. Nichol, J. A. Nowak, J. O'Connor, M. Orchanian, R. B. Pahlka, J. Paley, R. B. Patterson, G. Pawloski, A. Perch, M. M. Pfützner, D. D. Phan, S. Phan-Budd, R. K. Plunkett, N. Poonthottathil, X. Qiu, A. Radovic, B. Rebel, C. Rosenfeld, H. A. Rubin, P. Sail, M. C. Sanchez, J. Schneps, A. Schreckenberger, P. Schreiner, R. Sharma, A. Sousa, N. Tagg, R. L. Talaga, J. Thomas, M. A. Thomson, X. Tian, A. Timmons, J. Todd, S. C. Tognini, R. Toner, D. Torretta, G. Tzanakos, J. Urheim, P. Vahle, B. Viren, A. Weber, R. C. Webb, C. White, L. Whitehead, L. H. Whitehead, S. G. Wojcicki, R. Zwaska

We report new constraints on flavor-changing non-standard neutrino interactions from the MINOS long-baseline experiment using $\nu_{e}$ and $\bar{\nu}_{e}$ appearance candidate events from predominantly $\nu_{\mu}$ and $\bar{\nu}_{\mu}$ beams. We used a statistical selection algorithm to separate $\nu_{e}$ candidates from background events, enabling an analysis of the combined MINOS neutrino and antineutrino data. We observe no deviations from standard neutrino mixing, and thus place constraints on the non-standard interaction matter effect, $|\varepsilon_{e\tau}|$, and phase, $(\delta_{CP}+\delta_{e\tau})$, using a thirty-bin likelihood fit. Read More

2016May
Authors: P. Adamson, I. Anghel, A. Aurisano, G. Barr, M. Bishai, A. Blake, G. J. Bock, D. Bogert, S. V. Cao, T. J. Carroll, C. M. Castromonte, R. Chen, S. Childress, J. A. B. Coelho, L. Corwin, D. Cronin-Hennessy, J. K. de Jong, S. de Rijck, A. V. Devan, N. E. Devenish, M. V. Diwan, C. O. Escobar, J. J. Evans, E. Falk, G. J. Feldman, W. Flanagan, M. V. Frohne, M. Gabrielyan, H. R. Gallagher, S. Germani, R. A. Gomes, M. C. Goodman, P. Gouffon, N. Graf, R. Gran, K. Grzelak, A. Habig, S. R. Hahn, J. Hartnell, R. Hatcher, A. Holin, J. Huang, J. Hylen, G. M. Irwin, Z. Isvan, C. James, D. Jensen, T. Kafka, S. M. S. Kasahara, G. Koizumi, M. Kordosky, A. Kreymer, K. Lang, J. Ling, P. J. Litchfield, P. Lucas, W. A. Mann, M. L. Marshak, N. Mayer, C. McGivern, M. M. Medeiros, R. Mehdiyev, J. R. Meier, M. D. Messier, W. H. Miller, S. R. Mishra, S. Moed Sher, C. D. Moore, L. Mualem, J. Musser, D. Naples, J. K. Nelson, H. B. Newman, R. J. Nichol, J. A. Nowak, J. O'Connor, M. Orchanian, R. B. Pahlka, J. Paley, R. B. Patterson, G. Pawloski, A. Perch, M. M. Pfützner, D. D. Phan, S. Phan-Budd, R. K. Plunkett, N. Poonthottathil, X. Qiu, A. Radovic, B. Rebel, C. Rosenfeld, H. A. Rubin, P. Sail, M. C. Sanchez, J. Schneps, A. Schreckenberger, P. Schreiner, R. Sharma, A. Sousa, N. Tagg, R. L. Talaga, J. Thomas, M. A. Thomson, X. Tian, A. Timmons, J. Todd, S. C. Tognini, R. Toner, D. Torretta, G. Tzanakos, J. Urheim, P. Vahle, B. Viren, A. Weber, R. C. Webb, C. White, L. Whitehead, L. H. Whitehead, S. G. Wojcicki, R. Zwaska

Data from the MINOS experiment has been used to search for mixing between muon neutrinos and muon antineutrinos using a time-independent Lorentz-violating formalism derived from the Standard-Model Extension (SME). MINOS is uniquely capable of searching for muon neutrino-antineutrino mixing given its long baseline and ability to distinguish between neutrinos and antineutrinos on an event-by-event basis. Neutrino and antineutrino interactions were observed in the MINOS Near and Far Detectors from an exposure of 10. Read More

Production of K^{+} mesons in charged-current \nu_{\mu} interactions on plastic scintillator (CH) is measured using MINERvA exposed to the low-energy NuMI beam at Fermilab. Timing information is used to isolate a sample of 885 charged-current events containing a stopping K^{+} which decays at rest. The differential cross section in K^{+} kinetic energy, d\sigma/dT_{K}, is observed to be relatively flat between 0 and 500 MeV. Read More

The MINERvA experiment observes an excess of events containing electromagnetic showers relative to the expectation from Monte Carlo simulations in neutral-current neutrino interactions with mean beam energy of 4.5 GeV on a hydrocarbon target. The excess is characterized and found to be consistent with neutral-current neutral pion production with a broad energy distribution peaking at 7 GeV and a total cross section of 0. Read More

In turnstile $\ell_p$ $\varepsilon$-heavy hitters, one maintains a high-dimensional $x\in\mathbb{R}^n$ subject to $\texttt{update}(i,\Delta)$ causing $x_i\leftarrow x_i + \Delta$, where $i\in[n]$, $\Delta\in\mathbb{R}$. Upon receiving a query, the goal is to report a small list $L\subset[n]$, $|L| = O(1/\varepsilon^p)$, containing every "heavy hitter" $i\in[n]$ with $|x_i| \ge \varepsilon \|x_{\overline{1/\varepsilon^p}}\|_p$, where $x_{\overline{k}}$ denotes the vector obtained by zeroing out the largest $k$ entries of $x$ in magnitude. For any $p\in(0,2]$ the CountSketch solves $\ell_p$ heavy hitters using $O(\varepsilon^{-p}\log n)$ words of space with $O(\log n)$ update time, $O(n\log n)$ query time to output $L$, and whose output after any query is correct with high probability (whp) $1 - 1/poly(n)$. Read More

The task of finding heavy hitters is one of the best known and well studied problems in the area of data streams. In sub-polynomial space, the strongest guarantee available is the $\ell_2$ guarantee, which requires finding all items that occur at least $\varepsilon\|f\|_2$ times in the stream, where the $i$th coordinate of the vector $f$ is the number of occurrences of $i$ in the stream. The first algorithm to achieve the $\ell_2$ guarantee was the CountSketch of [CCF04], which for constant $\varepsilon$ requires $O(\log n)$ words of memory and $O(\log n)$ update time, and is known to be space-optimal if the stream allows for deletions. Read More

In "dictionary learning" we observe $Y = AX + E$ for some $Y\in\mathbb{R}^{n\times p}$, $A \in\mathbb{R}^{m\times n}$, and $X\in\mathbb{R}^{m\times p}$. The matrix $Y$ is observed, and $A, X, E$ are unknown. Here $E$ is "noise" of small norm, and $X$ is column-wise sparse. Read More

All-organic-based photovoltaic solar cells have attracted considerable attention because of their low-cost processing and short energy payback time. In such systems the primary dissociation of an optical excitation into a pair of photocarriers has been recently shown to be extremely rapid and efficient, but the physical reason for this remains unclear. Here, two-dimensional photocurrent excitation spectroscopy, a novel non-linear optical spectroscopy, is used to probe the ultrafast coherent decay of photoexcitations into charge-producing states in a polymer:fullerene based solar cell. Read More

2016Feb
Authors: Minos Collaboration, P. Adamson, I. Anghel, A. Aurisano, G. Barr, M. Bishai, A. Blake, G. J. Bock, D. Bogert, S. V. Cao, T. J. Carroll, C. M. Castromonte, R. Chen, S. Childress, J. A. B. Coelho, L. Corwin, D. Cronin-Hennessy, J. K. de Jong, S. De Rijck, A. V. Devan, N. E. Devenish, M. V. Diwan, C. O. Escobar, J. J. Evans, E. Falk, G. J. Feldman, W. Flanagan, M. V. Frohne, M. Gabrielyan, H. R. Gallagher, S. Germani, R. A. Gomes, M. C. Goodman, P. Gouffon, N. Graf, R. Gran, K. Grzelak, A. Habig, S. R. Hahn, J. Hartnell, R. Hatcher, A. Holin, J. Huang, J. Hylen, G. M. Irwin, Z. Isvan, C. James, D. Jensen, T. Kafka, S. M. S. Kasahara, G. Koizumi, M. Kordosky, A. Kreymer, K. Lang, J. Ling, P. J. Litchfield, P. Lucas, W. A. Mann, M. L. Marshak, N. Mayer, C. McGivern, M. M. Medeiros, R. Mehdiyev, J. R. Meier, M. D. Messier, W. H. Miller, S. R. Mishra, S. Moed Sher, C. D. Moore, L. Mualem, J. Musser, D. Naples, J. K. Nelson, H. B. Newman, R. J. Nichol, J. A. Nowak, J. O'Connor, M. Orchanian, R. B. Pahlka, J. Paley, R. B. Patterson, G. Pawloski, A. Perch, M. Pfützner, D. D. Phan, S. Phan-Budd, R. K. Plunkett, N. Poonthottathil, X. Qiu, A. Radovic, B. Rebel, C. Rosenfeld, H. A. Rubin, P. Sail, M. C. Sanchez, J. Schneps, A. Schreckenberger, P. Schreiner, R. Sharma, A. Sousa, N. Tagg, R. L. Talaga, J. Thomas, M. A. Thomson, X. Tian, A. Timmons, J. Todd, S. C. Tognini, R. Toner, D. Torretta, G. Tzanakos, J. Urheim, P. Vahle, B. Viren, A. Weber, R. C. Webb, C. White, L. Whitehead, L. H. Whitehead, S. G. Wojcicki, R. Zwaska

The charge ratio, $R_\mu = N_{\mu^+}/N_{\mu^-}$, for cosmogenic multiple-muon events observed at an under- ground depth of 2070 mwe has been measured using the magnetized MINOS Far Detector. The multiple-muon events, recorded nearly continuously from August 2003 until April 2012, comprise two independent data sets imaged with opposite magnetic field polarities, the comparison of which allows the systematic uncertainties of the measurement to be minimized. The multiple-muon charge ratio is determined to be $R_\mu = 1. Read More

The MINERvA collaboration reports a novel study of neutrino-nucleus charged-current deep inelastic scattering (DIS) using the same neutrino beam incident on targets of polystyrene, graphite, iron, and lead. Results are presented as ratios of C, Fe, and Pb to CH. The ratios of total DIS cross sections as a function of neutrino energy and flux-integrated differential cross sections as a function of the Bjorken scaling variable x are presented in the neutrino-energy range of 5 - 50 GeV. Read More

2016Jan
Authors: P. Adamson1, C. Ader2, M. Andrews3, N. Anfimov4, I. Anghel5, K. Arms6, E. Arrieta-Diaz7, A. Aurisano8, D. S. Ayres9, C. Backhouse10, M. Baird11, B. A. Bambah12, K. Bays13, R. Bernstein14, M. Betancourt15, V. Bhatnagar16, B. Bhuyan17, J. Bian18, K. Biery19, T. Blackburn20, V. Bocean21, D. Bogert22, A. Bolshakova23, M. Bowden24, C. Bower25, D. Broemmelsiek26, C. Bromberg27, G. Brunetti28, X. Bu29, A. Butkevich30, D. Capista31, E. Catano-Mur32, T. R. Chase33, S. Childress34, B. C. Choudhary35, B. Chowdhury36, T. E. Coan37, J. A. B. Coelho38, M. Colo39, J. Cooper40, L. Corwin41, D. Cronin-Hennessy42, A. Cunningham43, G. S. Davies44, J. P. Davies45, M. Del Tutto46, P. F. Derwent47, K. N. Deepthi48, D. Demuth49, S. Desai50, G. Deuerling51, A. Devan52, J. Dey53, R. Dharmapalan54, P. Ding55, S. Dixon56, Z. Djurcic57, E. C. Dukes58, H. Duyang59, R. Ehrlich60, G. J. Feldman61, N. Felt62, E. J. Fenyves63, E. Flumerfelt64, S. Foulkes65, M. J. Frank66, W. Freeman67, M. Gabrielyan68, H. R. Gallagher69, M. Gebhard70, T. Ghosh71, W. Gilbert72, A. Giri73, S. Goadhouse74, R. A. Gomes75, L. Goodenough76, M. C. Goodman77, V. Grichine78, N. Grossman79, R. Group80, J. Grudzinski81, V. Guarino82, B. Guo83, A. Habig84, T. Handler85, J. Hartnell86, R. Hatcher87, A. Hatzikoutelis88, K. Heller89, C. Howcroft90, J. Huang91, X. Huang92, J. Hylen93, M. Ishitsuka94, F. Jediny95, C. Jensen96, D. Jensen97, C. Johnson98, H. Jostlein99, G. K. Kafka100, Y. Kamyshkov101, S. M. S. Kasahara102, S. Kasetti103, K. Kephart104, G. Koizumi105, S. Kotelnikov106, I. Kourbanis107, Z. Krahn108, V. Kravtsov109, A. Kreymer110, Ch. Kulenberg111, A. Kumar112, T. Kutnink113, R. Kwarciancy114, J. Kwong115, K. Lang116, A. Lee117, W. M. Lee118, K. Lee119, S. Lein120, J. Liu121, M. Lokajicek122, J. Lozier123, Q. Lu124, P. Lucas125, S. Luchuk126, P. Lukens127, G. Lukhanin128, S. Magill129, K. Maan130, W. A. Mann131, M. L. Marshak132, M. Martens133, J. Martincik134, P. Mason135, K. Matera136, M. Mathis137, V. Matveev138, N. Mayer139, E. McCluskey140, R. Mehdiyev141, H. Merritt142, M. D. Messier143, H. Meyer144, T. Miao145, D. Michael146, S. P. Mikheyev147, W. H. Miller148, S. R. Mishra149, R. Mohanta150, A. Moren151, L. Mualem152, M. Muether153, S. Mufson154, J. Musser155, H. B. Newman156, J. K. Nelson157, E. Niner158, A. Norman159, J. Nowak160, Y. Oksuzian161, A. Olshevskiy162, J. Oliver163, T. Olson164, J. Paley165, P. Pandey166, A. Para167, R. B. Patterson168, G. Pawloski169, N. Pearson170, D. Perevalov171, D. Pershey172, E. Peterson173, R. Petti174, S. Phan-Budd175, L. Piccoli176, A. Pla-Dalmau177, R. K. Plunkett178, R. Poling179, B. Potukuchi180, F. Psihas181, D. Pushka182, X. Qiu183, N. Raddatz184, A. Radovic185, R. A. Rameika186, R. Ray187, B. Rebel188, R. Rechenmacher189, B. Reed190, R. Reilly191, D. Rocco192, D. Rodkin193, K. Ruddick194, R. Rusack195, V. Ryabov196, K. Sachdev197, S. Sahijpal198, H. Sahoo199, O. Samoylov200, M. C. Sanchez201, N. Saoulidou202, P. Schlabach203, J. Schneps204, R. Schroeter205, J. Sepulveda-Quiroz206, P. Shanahan207, B. Sherwood208, A. Sheshukov209, J. Singh210, V. Singh211, A. Smith212, D. Smith213, J. Smolik214, N. Solomey215, A. Sotnikov216, A. Sousa217, K. Soustruznik218, Y. Stenkin219, M. Strait220, L. Suter221, R. L. Talaga222, M. C. Tamsett223, S. Tariq224, P. Tas225, R. J. Tesarek226, R. B. Thayyullathil227, K. Thomsen228, X. Tian229, S. C. Tognini230, R. Toner231, J. Trevor232, G. Tzanakos233, J. Urheim234, P. Vahle235, L. Valerio236, L. Vinton237, T. Vrba238, A. V. Waldron239, B. Wang240, Z. Wang241, A. Weber242, A. Wehmann243, D. Whittington244, N. Wilcer245, R. Wildberger246, D. Wildman247, K. Williams248, S. G. Wojcicki249, K. Wood250, M. Xiao251, T. Xin252, N. Yadav253, S. Yang254, S. Zadorozhnyy255, J. Zalesak256, B. Zamorano257, A. Zhao258, J. Zirnstein259, R. Zwaska260
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We report results from the first search for $\nu_\mu\to\nu_e$ transitions by the NOvA experiment. In an exposure equivalent to $2.74\times10^{20}$ protons-on-target in the upgraded NuMI beam at Fermilab, we observe 6 events in the Far Detector, compared to a background expectation of $0. Read More

2016Jan
Authors: R. Acciarri, M. A. Acero, M. Adamowski, C. Adams, P. Adamson, S. Adhikari, Z. Ahmad, C. H. Albright, T. Alion, E. Amador, J. Anderson, K. Anderson, C. Andreopoulos, M. Andrews, R. Andrews, I. Anghel, J. d. Anjos, A. Ankowski, M. Antonello, A. ArandaFernandez, A. Ariga, T. Ariga, D. Aristizabal, E. Arrieta-Diaz, K. Aryal, J. Asaadi, D. Asner, M. S. Athar, M. Auger, A. Aurisano, V. Aushev, D. Autiero, M. Avila, J. J. Back, X. Bai, B. Baibussinov, M. Baird, A. B. Balantekin, B. Baller, P. Ballett, B. Bambah, M. Bansal, S. Bansal, G. J. Barker, W. A. Barletta, G. Barr, N. Barros, L. Bartoszek, A. Bashyal, M. Bass, F. Bay, J. Beacom, B. R. Behera, G. Bellettini, V. Bellini, O. Beltramello, P. A. Benetti, A. Bercellie, M. Bergevin, E. Berman, H. Berns, R. Bernstein, S. Bertolucci, B. Bhandari, V. Bhatnagar, B. Bhuyan, J. Bian, K. Biery, M. Bishai, T. Blackburn, A. Blake, F. d. M. Blaszczyk, E. Blaufuss, B. Bleakley, E. Blucher, V. Bocean, F. Boffelli, J. Boissevain, S. Bolognesi, T. Bolton, M. Bonesini, T. Boone, C. Booth, S. Bordoni, M. Borysova, B. Bourguille, S. B. Boyd, D. Brailsford, A. Brandt, J. Bremer, S. Brice, C. Bromberg, G. Brooijmans, G. Brown, R. Brown, G. Brunetti, X. Bu, N. Buchanan, H. Budd, B. Bugg, P. Calafiura, E. Calligarich, E. Calvo, L. Camilleri, M. Campanelli, C. Cantini, B. Carls, R. Carr, M. Cascella, C. Castromonte, E. CatanoMur, F. Cavanna, S. Centro, A. CerveraVillanueva, V. B. Chandratre, A. Chatterjee, S. Chattopadhyay, S. Chattopadhyay, L. Chaussard, S. Chembra, H. Chen, K. Chen, M. Chen, D. Cherdack, C. Chi, S. Childress, S. Choubey, B. C. Choudhary, G. Christodoulou, C. Christofferson, E. Church, D. Cianci, D. Cline, T. Coan, A. Cocco, J. Coelho, P. Cole, G. Collin, J. M. Conrad, M. Convery, R. Corey, L. Corwin, J. Cranshaw, P. Crivelli, D. Cronin-Hennessy, A. Curioni, J. Cushing, D. L. Adams, D. Dale, S. R. Das, T. Davenne, G. S. Davies, J. Davies, J. Dawson, K. De, A. deGouvea, J. K. deJong, P. deJong, P. DeLurgio, M. Decowski, A. Delbart, C. Densham, R. Dharmapalan, N. Dhingra, S. DiLuise, M. Diamantopoulou, J. S. Diaz, G. DiazBautista, M. Diwan, Z. Djurcic, J. Dolph, G. Drake, D. Duchesneau, M. Duvernois, H. Duyang, D. A. Dwyer, S. Dye, S. Dytman, B. Eberly, R. Edgecock, D. Edmunds, S. Elliott, M. Elnimr, S. Emery, E. Endress, S. Eno, A. Ereditato, C. O. Escobar, J. Evans, A. Falcone, L. Falk, A. Farbin, C. Farnese, Y. Farzan, A. Fava, L. Favilli, J. Felde, J. Felix, S. Fernandes, L. Fields, A. Finch, M. Fitton, B. Fleming, T. Forest, J. Fowler, W. Fox, J. Fried, A. Friedland, S. Fuess, B. Fujikawa, A. Gago, H. Gallagher, S. Galymov, T. Gamble, R. Gandhi, D. Garcia-Gamez, S. Gardiner, G. Garvey, V. M. Gehman, A. Gendotti, G. d. Geronimo, C. Ghag, P. Ghoshal, D. Gibin, I. Gil-Botella, R. Gill, D. Girardelli, A. Giri, S. Glavin, D. Goeldi, S. Golapinni, M. Gold, R. A. Gomes, J. J. GomezCadenas, M. C. Goodman, D. Gorbunov, S. Goswami, N. Graf, N. Graf, M. Graham, E. Gramelini, R. Gran, C. Grant, N. Grant, V. Greco, H. Greenlee, L. Greenler, C. Greenley, M. Groh, S. Grullon, T. Grundy, K. Grzelak, E. Guardincerri, V. Guarino, E. Guarnaccia, G. P. Guedes, R. Guenette, A. Guglielmi, A. T. Habig, R. W. Hackenburg, A. Hackenburg, H. Hadavand, R. Haenni, A. Hahn, M. D. Haigh, T. Haines, T. Hamernik, T. Handler, S. Hans, D. Harris, J. Hartnell, T. Hasegawa, R. Hatcher, A. Hatzikoutelis, S. Hays, E. Hazen, M. Headley, A. Heavey, K. Heeger, J. Heise, K. Hennessy, J. Hewes, A. Higuera, T. Hill, A. Himmel, M. Hogan, P. Holanda, A. Holin, W. Honey, S. Horikawa, G. Horton-Smith, B. Howard, J. Howell, P. Hurh, J. Huston, J. Hylen, R. Imlay, J. Insler, G. Introzzi, D. Ioanisyan, A. Ioannisian, K. Iwamoto, A. Izmaylov, C. Jackson, D. E. Jaffe, C. James, E. James, F. Jediny, C. Jen, A. Jhingan, S. Jiménez, J. H. Jo, M. Johnson, R. Johnson, J. Johnstone, B. J. Jones, J. Joshi, H. Jostlein, C. K. Jung, T. Junk, A. Kaboth, R. Kadel, T. Kafka, L. Kalousis, Y. Kamyshkov, G. Karagiorgi, D. Karasavvas, Y. Karyotakis, A. Kaur, P. Kaur, B. Kayser, N. Kazaryan, E. Kearns, P. Keener, S. Kemboi, E. Kemp, S. H. Kettell, M. Khabibullin, M. Khandaker, A. Khotjantsev, B. Kirby, M. Kirby, J. Klein, T. Kobilarcik, S. Kohn, G. Koizumi, A. Kopylov, M. Kordosky, L. Kormos, U. Kose, V. A. Kostelecky, M. Kramer, I. Kreslo, R. Kriske, W. Kropp, Y. Kudenko, V. A. Kudryavtsev, S. Kulagin, A. Kumar, G. K. Kumar, J. Kumar, L. Kumar, T. Kutter, A. Laminack, K. Lande, C. Lane, K. Lang, F. Lanni, J. Learned, P. Lebrun, D. Lee, H. Lee, K. Lee, W. M. Lee, M. A. LeiguideOliveira, Q. Li, S. Li, S. Li, X. Li, Y. Li, Z. Li, J. Libo, C. S. Lin, S. Lin, J. Ling, J. Link, Z. Liptak, D. Lissauer, L. Littenberg, B. Littlejohn, Q. Liu, T. Liu, S. Lockwitz, N. Lockyer, T. Loew, M. Lokajicek, K. Long, M. D. L. Lopes, J. P. Lopez, J. Losecco, W. Louis, J. Lowery, M. Luethi, K. B. Luk, B. Lundberg, T. Lundin, X. Luo,