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2017May
Authors: MicroBooNE collaboration, R. Acciarri, C. Adams, R. An, J. Anthony, J. Asaadi, M. Auger, L. Bagby, S. Balasubramanian, B. Baller, C. Barnes, G. Barr, M. Bass, F. Bay, M. Bishai, A. Blake, T. Bolton, B. Bullard, L. Camilleri, D. Caratelli, B. Carls, R. Castillo Fernandez, F. Cavanna, H. Chen, E. Church, D. Cianci, E. Cohen, G. H. Collin, J. M. Conrad, M. Convery, J. I. Crespo-Anadon, G. De Geronimo, M. Del Tutto, D. Devitt, S. Dytman, B. Eberly, A. Ereditato, L. Escudero Sanchez, J. Esquivel, A. A. Fadeeva, B. T. Fleming, W. Foreman, A. P. Furmanski, D. Garcia-Gomez, G. T. Garvey, V. Genty, D. Goeldi, S. Gollapinni, N. Graf, E. Gramellini, H. Greenlee, R. Grosso, R. Guenette, A. Hackenburg, P. Hamilton, O. Hen, J. Hewes, C. Hill, J. Ho, G. Horton-Smith, A. Hourlier, E. -C. Huang, C. James, J. Jan de Vries, C. -M. Jen, L. Jiang, R. A. Johnson, J. Joshi, H. Jostlein, D. Kaleko, G. Karagiorgi, W. Ketchum, B. Kirby, M. Kirby, T. Kobilarcik, I. Kreslo, A. Laube, S. Li, Y. Li, A. Lister, B. R. Littlejohn, S. Lockwitz, D. Lorca, W. C. Louis, M. Luethi, B. Lundberg, X. Luo, A. Marchionni, C. Mariani, J. Marshall, D. A. Martinez Caicedo, V. Meddage, T. Miceli, G. B. Mills, J. Moon, M. Mooney, C. D. Moore, J. Mousseau, R. Murrells, D. Naples, P. Nienaber, J. Nowak, O. Palamara, V. Paolone, V. Papavassiliou, S. F. Pate, Z. Pavlovic, E. Piasetzky, D. Porzio, G. Pulliam, X. Qian, J. L. Raaf, V. Radeka, A. Rafique, S. Rescia, L. Rochester, C. Rudolf von Rohr, B. Russell, D. W. Schmitz, A. Schukraft, W. Seligman, M. H. Shaevitz, J. Sinclair, A. Smith, E. L. Snider, M. Soderberg, S. Soldner-Rembold, S. R. Soleti, P. Spentzouris, J. Spitz, J. St. John, T. Strauss, A. M. Szelc, N. Tagg, K. Terao, M. Thomson, C. Thorn, M. Toups, Y. -T. Tsai, S. Tufanli, T. Usher, W. Van De Pontseele, R. G. Van de Water, B. Viren, M. Weber, D. A. Wickremasinghe, S. Wolbers, T. Wongjirad, K. Woodruff, T. Yang, L. Yates, B. Yu, G. P. Zeller, J. Zennamo, C. Zhang

The low-noise operation of readout electronics in a liquid argon time projection chamber (LArTPC) is critical to properly extract the distribution of ionization charge deposited on the wire planes of the TPC, especially for the induction planes. This paper describes the characteristics and mitigation of the observed noise in the MicroBooNE detector. The MicroBooNE's single-phase LArTPC comprises two induction planes and one collection sense wire plane with a total of 8256 wires. Read More

2017Apr
Authors: MicroBooNE collaboration, R. Acciarri, C. Adams, R. An, J. Anthony, J. Asaadi, M. Auger, L. Bagby, S. Balasubramanian, B. Baller, C. Barnes, G. Barr, M. Bass, F. Bay, M. Bishai, A. Blake, T. Bolton, L. Bugel, L. Camilleri, D. Caratelli, B. Carls, R. Castillo Fernandez, F. Cavanna, H. Chen, E. Church, D. Cianci, E. Cohen, G. H. Collin, J. M. Conrad, M. Convery, J. I. Crespo-Anadon, M. Del Tutto, D. Devitt, S. Dytman, B. Eberly, A. Ereditato, L. Escudero Sanchez, J. Esquivel, B. T. Fleming, W. Foreman, A. P. Furmanski, D. Garcia-Gomez, G. T. Garvey, V. Genty, D. Goeldi, S. Gollapinni, N. Graf, E. Gramellini, H. Greenlee, R. Grosso, R. Guenette, A. Hackenburg, P. Hamilton, O. Hen, J. Hewes, C. Hill, J. Ho, G. Horton-Smith, E. -C. Huang, C. James, J. Jan de Vries, C. -M. Jen, L. Jiang, R. A. Johnson, J. Joshi, H. Jostlein, D. Kaleko, G. Karagiorgi, W. Ketchum, B. Kirby, M. Kirby, T. Kobilarcik, I. Kreslo, A. Laube, Y. Li, A. Lister, B. R. Littlejohn, S. Lockwitz, D. Lorca, W. C. Louis, M. Luethi, B. Lundberg, X. Luo, A. Marchionni, C. Mariani, J. Marshall, D. A. Martinez Caicedo, V. Meddage, T. Miceli, G. B. Mills, J. Moon, M. Mooney, C. D. Moore, J. Mousseau, R. Murrells, D. Naples, P. Nienaber, J. Nowak, O. Palamara, V. Paolone, V. Papavassiliou, S. F. Pate, Z. Pavlovic, E. Piasetzky, D. Porzio, G. Pulliam, X. Qian, J. L. Raaf, A. Rafique, L. Rochester, C. Rudolf von Rohr, B. Russell, D. W. Schmitz, A. Schukraft, W. Seligman, M. H. Shaevitz, J. Sinclair, E. L. Snider, M. Soderberg, S. Soldner-Rembold, S. R. Soleti, P. Spentzouris, J. Spitz, J. St. John, T. Strauss, K. A. Sutton, A. M. Szelc, N. Tagg, K. Terao, M. Thomson, M. Toups, Y. -T. Tsai, S. Tufanli, T. Usher, R. G. Van de Water, B. Viren, M. Weber, D. A. Wickremasinghe, S. Wolbers, T. Wongjirad, K. Woodruff, T. Yang, L. Yates, G. P. Zeller, J. Zennamo, C. Zhang

The MicroBooNE liquid argon time projection chamber (LArTPC) has been taking data at Fermilab since 2015 collecting, in addition to neutrino beam, cosmic-ray muons. Results are presented on the reconstruction of Michel electrons produced by the decay at rest of cosmic-ray muons. Michel electrons are abundantly produced in the TPC, and given their well known energy spectrum can be used to study MicroBooNE's detector response to low-energy electrons (electrons with energies up to ~50 MeV). Read More

2017Mar
Authors: MicroBooNE collaboration, P. Abratenko, R. Acciarri, C. Adams, R. An, J. Asaadi, M. Auger, L. Bagby, S. Balasubramanian, B. Baller, C. Barnes, G. Barr, M. Bass, F. Bay, M. Bishai, A. Blake, T. Bolton, L. Bugel, L. Camilleri, D. Caratelli, B. Carls, R. Castillo Fernandez, F. Cavanna, H. Chen, E. Church, D. Cianci, E. Cohen, G. H. Collin, J. M. Conrad, M. Convery, J. I. Crespo-Anadon, M. Del Tutto, D. Devitt, S. Dytman, B. Eberly, A. Ereditato, L. Escudero Sanchez, J. Esquivel, B. T. Fleming, W. Foreman, A. P. Furmanski, D. Garcia-Gomez, G. T. Garvey, V. Genty, D. Goeldi, S. Gollapinni, N. Graf, E. Gramellini, H. Greenlee, R. Grosso, R. Guenette, A. Hackenburg, P. Hamilton, O. Hen, J. Hewes, C. Hill, J. Ho, G. Horton-Smith, E. -C. Huang, C. James, J. Jan de Vries, C. -M. Jen, L. Jiang, R. A. Johnson, B. J. P. Jones, J. Joshi, H. Jostlein, D. Kaleko, L. N. Kalousis, G. Karagiorgi, W. Ketchum, B. Kirby, M. Kirby, T. Kobilarcik, I. Kreslo, A. Laube, Y. Li, A. Lister, B. R. Littlejohn, S. Lockwitz, D. Lorca, W. C. Louis, M. Luethi, B. Lundberg, X. Luo, A. Marchionni, C. Mariani, J. Marshall, D. A. Martinez Caicedo, V. Meddage, T. Miceli, G. B. Mills, J. Moon, M. Mooney, C. D. Moore, J. Mousseau, R. Murrells, D. Naples, P. Nienaber, J. Nowak, O. Palamara, V. Paolone, V. Papavassiliou, S. F. Pate, Z. Pavlovic, E. Piasetzky, D. Porzio, G. Pulliam, X. Qian, J. L. Raaf, A. Rafique, L. Rochester, C. Rudolf von Rohr, B. Russell, D. W. Schmitz, A. Schukraft, W. Seligman, M. H. Shaevitz, J. Sinclair, E. L. Snider, M. Soderberg, S. Soldner-Rembold, S. R. Soleti, P. Spentzouris, J. Spitz, J. St. John, T. Strauss, A. M. Szelc, N. Tagg, K. Terao, M. Thomson, M. Toups, Y. -T. Tsai, S. Tufanli, T. Usher, R. G. Van de Water, B. Viren, M. Weber, J. Weston, D. A. Wickremasinghe, S. Wolbers, T. Wongjirad, K. Woodruff, T. Yang, L. Yates, G. P. Zeller, J. Zennamo, C. Zhang

We discuss a technique for measuring a charged particle's momentum by means of multiple Coulomb scattering (MCS) in the MicroBooNE liquid argon time projection chamber (LArTPC). This method does not require the full particle ionization track to be contained inside of the detector volume as other track momentum reconstruction methods do (range-based momentum reconstruction and calorimetric momentum reconstruction). We motivate use of this technique, describe a tuning of the underlying phenomenological formula, quantify its performance on fully contained beam-neutrino-induced muon tracks both in simulation and in data, and quantify its performance on exiting muon tracks in simulation. Read More

2016Dec
Authors: MicroBooNE Collaboration, R. Acciarri, C. Adams, R. An, A. Aparicio, S. Aponte, J. Asaadi, M. Auger, N. Ayoub, L. Bagby, B. Baller, R. Barger, G. Barr, M. Bass, F. Bay, K. Biery, M. Bishai, A. Blake, V. Bocean, D. Boehnlein, V. D. Bogert, T. Bolton, L. Bugel, C. Callahan, L. Camilleri, D. Caratelli, B. Carls, R. Castillo Fernandez, F. Cavanna, S. Chappa, H. Chen, K. Chen, C. Y. Chi, C. S. Chiu, E. Church, D. Cianci, G. H. Collin, J. M. Conrad, M. Convery, J. Cornele, P. Cowan, J. I. Crespo-Anadon, G. Crutcher, C. Darve, R. Davis, M. Del Tutto, D. Devitt, S. Duffin, S. Dytman, B. Eberly, A. Ereditato, D. Erickson, L. Escudero Sanchez, J. Esquivel, S. Farooq, J. Farrell, D. Featherston, B. T. Fleming, W. Foreman, A. P. Furmanski, V. Genty, M. Geynisman, D. Goeldi, B. Goff, S. Gollapinni, N. Graf, E. Gramellini, J. Green, A. Greene, H. Greenlee, T. Griffin, R. Grosso, R. Guenette, A. Hackenburg, R. Haenni, P. Hamilton, P. Healey, O. Hen, E. Henderson, J. Hewes, C. Hill, K. Hill, L. Himes, J. Ho, G. Horton-Smith, D. Huffman, C. M. Ignarra, C. James, E. James, J. Jan de Vries, W. Jaskierny, C. M. Jen, L. Jiang, B. Johnson, M. Johnson, R. A. Johnson, B. J. P. Jones, J. Joshi, H. Jostlein, D. Kaleko, L. N. Kalousis, G. Karagiorgi, T. Katori, P. Kellogg, W. Ketchum, J. Kilmer, B. King, B. Kirby, M. Kirby, E. Klein, T. Kobilarcik, I. Kreslo, R. Krull, R. Kubinski, G. Lange, F. Lanni, A. Lathrop, A. Laube, W. M. Lee, Y. Li, D. Lissauer, A. Lister, B. R. Littlejohn, S. Lockwitz, D. Lorca, W. C. Louis, G. Lukhanin, M. Luethi, B. Lundberg, X. Luo, G. Mahler, I. Majoros, D. Makowiecki, A. Marchionni, C. Mariani, D. Markley, J. Marshall, D. A. Martinez Caicedo, K. T. McDonald, D. McKee, A. McLean, J. Mead, V. Meddage, T. Miceli, G. B. Mills, W. Miner, J. Moon, M. Mooney, C. D. Moore, Z. Moss, J. Mousseau, R. Murrells, D. Naples, P. Nienaber, B. Norris, N. Norton, J. Nowak, M. OBoyle, T. Olszanowski, O. Palamara, V. Paolone, V. Papavassiliou, S. F. Pate, Z. Pavlovic, R. Pelkey, M. Phipps, S. Pordes, D. Porzio, G. Pulliam, X. Qian, J. L. Raaf, V. Radeka, A. Rafique, R. A Rameika, B. Rebel, R. Rechenmacher, S. Rescia, L. Rochester, C. Rudolf von Rohr, A. Ruga, B. Russell, R. Sanders, W. R. Sands III, M. Sarychev, D. W. Schmitz, A. Schukraft, R. Scott, W. Seligman, M. H. Shaevitz, M. Shoun, J. Sinclair, W. Sippach, T. Smidt, A. Smith, E. L. Snider, M. Soderberg, M. Solano-Gonzalez, S. Soldner-Rembold, S. R. Soleti, J. Sondericker, P. Spentzouris, J. Spitz, J. St. John, T. Strauss, K. Sutton, A. M. Szelc, K. Taheri, N. Tagg, K. Tatum, J. Teng, K. Terao, M. Thomson, C. Thorn, J. Tillman, M. Toups, Y. T. Tsai, S. Tufanli, T. Usher, M. Utes, R. G. Van de Water, C. Vendetta, S. Vergani, E. Voirin, J. Voirin, B. Viren, P. Watkins, M. Weber, T. Wester, J. Weston, D. A. Wickremasinghe, S. Wolbers, T. Wongjirad, K. Woodruff, K. C. Wu, T. Yang, B. Yu, G. P. Zeller, J. Zennamo, C. Zhang, M. Zuckerbrot

This paper describes the design and construction of the MicroBooNE liquid argon time projection chamber and associated systems. MicroBooNE is the first phase of the Short Baseline Neutrino program, located at Fermilab, and will utilize the capabilities of liquid argon detectors to examine a rich assortment of physics topics. In this document details of design specifications, assembly procedures, and acceptance tests are reported. Read More

2016Nov
Authors: MicroBooNE collaboration, R. Acciarri, C. Adams, R. An, J. Asaadi, M. Auger, L. Bagby, B. Baller, G. Barr, M. Bass, F. Bay, M. Bishai, A. Blake, T. Bolton, L. Bugel, L. Camilleri, D. Caratelli, B. Carls, R. Castillo Fernandez, F. Cavanna, H. Chen, E. Church, D. Cianci, G. H. Collin, J. M. Conrad, M. Convery, J. I. Crespo-Anadón, M. Del Tutto, D. Devitt, S. Dytman, B. Eberly, A. Ereditato, L. Escudero Sanchez, J. Esquivel, B. T. Fleming, W. Foreman, A. P. Furmanski, G. T. Garvey, V. Genty, D. Goeldi, S. Gollapinni, N. Graf, E. Gramellini, H. Greenlee, R. Grosso, R. Guenette, A. Hackenburg, P. Hamilton, O. Hen, J. Hewes, C. Hill, J. Ho, G. Horton-Smith, C. James, J. Jan de Vries, C. -M. Jen, L. Jiang, R. A. Johnson, B. J. P. Jones, J. Joshi, H. Jostlein, D. Kaleko, G. Karagiorgi, W. Ketchum, B. Kirby, M. Kirby, T. Kobilarcik, I. Kreslo, A. Laube, Y. Li, A. Lister, B. R. Littlejohn, S. Lockwitz, D. Lorca, W. C. Louis, M. Luethi, B. Lundberg, X. Luo, A. Marchionni, C. Mariani, J. Marshall, D. A. Martinez Caicedo, V. Meddage, T. Miceli, G. B. Mills, J. Moon, M. Mooney, C. D. Moore, J. Mousseau, R. Murrells, D. Naples, P. Nienaber, J. Nowak, O. Palamara, V. Paolone, V. Papavassiliou, S. F. Pate, Z. Pavlovic, D. Porzio, G. Pulliam, X. Qian, J. L. Raaf, A. Rafique, L. Rochester, C. Rudolf von Rohr, B. Russell, D. W. Schmitz, A. Schukraft, W. Seligman, M. H. Shaevitz, J. Sinclair, E. L. Snider, M. Soderberg, S. Söldner-Rembold, S. R. Soleti, P. Spentzouris, J. Spitz, J. St. John, T. Strauss, A. M. Szelc, N. Tagg, K. Terao, M. Thomson, M. Toups, Y. -T. Tsai, S. Tufanli, T. Usher, R. G. Van de Water, B. Viren, M. Weber, J. Weston, D. A. Wickremasinghe, S. Wolbers, T. Wongjirad, K. Woodruff, T. Yang, G. P. Zeller, J. Zennamo, C. Zhang

We present several studies of convolutional neural networks applied to data coming from the MicroBooNE detector, a liquid argon time projection chamber (LArTPC). The algorithms studied include the classification of single particle images, the localization of single particle and neutrino interactions in an image, and the detection of a simulated neutrino event overlaid with cosmic ray backgrounds taken from real detector data. These studies demonstrate the potential of convolutional neural networks for particle identification or event detection on simulated neutrino interactions. Read More

In this paper we describe how the readout planes for the MicroBooNE Time Projection Chamber were constructed, assembled and installed. We present the individual wire preparation using semi-automatic winding machines and the assembly of wire carrier boards. The details of the wire installation on the detector frame and the tensioning of the wires are given. Read More

We describe CITlab's recognition system for the HTRtS competition attached to the 13. International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, ICDAR 2015. The task comprises the recognition of historical handwritten documents. 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, T. Lux, J. Lykken, A. A. Machado, J. R. Macier, S. Magill, G. Mahler, K. Mahn, M. Malek, S. Malhotra, D. Malon, F. Mammoliti, S. Mancina, S. K. Mandal, S. Mandodi, S. L. Manly, A. Mann, A. Marchionni, W. Marciano, C. Mariani, J. Maricic, A. Marino, M. Marshak, C. Marshall, J. Marshall, J. Marteau, J. Martin-Albo, D. Martinez, S. Matsuno, J. Matthews, C. Mauger, K. Mavrokoridis, D. Mayilyan, E. Mazzucato, N. McCauley, E. McCluskey, N. McConkey, K. McDonald, K. S. McFarland, A. M. McGowan, C. McGrew, R. McKeown, D. McNulty, R. McTaggart, A. Mefodiev, M. Mehrian, P. Mehta, D. Mei, O. Mena, S. Menary, H. Mendez, A. Menegolli, G. Meng, Y. Meng, H. Merritt, D. Mertins, M. Messier, W. Metcalf, M. Mewes, H. Meyer, T. Miao, R. Milincic, W. Miller, G. Mills, O. Mineev, O. Miranda, C. S. Mishra, S. R. Mishra, B. Mitrica, D. Mladenov, I. Mocioiu, R. Mohanta, N. Mokhov, C. Montanari, D. Montanari, J. Moon, M. Mooney, C. Moore, J. Morfin, B. Morgan, C. Morris, W. Morse, Z. Moss, C. Mossey, C. A. Moura, J. Mousseau, L. Mualem, M. Muether, S. Mufson, S. Murphy, J. Musser, R. Musser, Y. Nakajima, D. Naples, J. Navarro, D. Navas, J. Nelson, M. Nessi, M. Newcomer, Y. Ng, R. Nichol, T. C. Nicholls, K. Nikolics, E. Niner, B. Norris, F. Noto, P. Novakova, P. Novella, J. Nowak, M. S. Nunes, H. O'Keeffe, R. Oldeman, R. Oliveira, T. Olson, Y. Onishchuk, J. Osta, T. Ovsjannikova, B. Page, S. Pakvasa, S. Pal, O. Palamara, A. Palazzo, J. Paley, C. Palomares, E. Pantic, V. Paolone, V. Papadimitriou, J. Park, S. Parke, Z. Parsa, S. Pascoli, R. Patterson, S. Patton, T. Patzak, B. Paulos, L. Paulucci, Z. Pavlovic, G. Pawloski, S. Peeters, E. Pennacchio, A. Perch, G. N. Perdue, L. Periale, J. D. Perkin, H. Pessard, G. Petrillo, R. Petti, A. Petukhov, F. Pietropaolo, R. Plunkett, S. Pordes, M. Potekhin, R. Potenza, B. Potukuchi, N. Poudyal, O. Prokofiev, N. Pruthi, P. Przewlocki, D. Pushka, X. Qian, J. L. Raaf, R. Raboanary, V. Radeka, A. Radovic, G. Raffelt, I. Rakhno, H. T. Rakotondramanana, L. Rakotondravohitra, Y. A. Ramachers, R. Rameika, J. Ramsey, A. Rappoldi, G. Raselli, P. Ratoff, B. Rebel, C. Regenfus, J. Reichenbacher, D. Reitzner, A. Remoto, A. Renshaw, S. Rescia, M. Richardson, K. Rielage, K. Riesselmann, M. Robinson, L. Rochester, O. B. Rodrigues, P. Rodrigues, B. Roe, M. Rosen, R. M. Roser, M. Ross-Lonergan, M. Rossella, A. Rubbia, C. Rubbia, R. Rucinski, C. RudolphvonRohr, B. Russell, D. Ruterbories, R. Saakyan, N. Sahu, P. Sala, N. Samios, F. Sanchez, M. Sanchez, B. Sands, S. Santana, R. Santorelli, G. Santucci, N. Saoulidou, A. Scaramelli, H. Schellman, P. Schlabach, R. Schmitt, D. Schmitz, J. Schneps, K. Scholberg, A. Schukraft, J. Schwehr, E. Segreto, S. Seibert, J. A. Sepulveda-Quiroz, F. Sergiampietri, L. Sexton-Kennedy, D. Sgalaberna, M. Shaevitz, J. Shahi, S. Shahsavarani, P. Shanahan, S. U. Shankar, R. Sharma, R. K. Sharma, T. Shaw, R. Shrock, I. Shyrma, N. Simos, G. Sinev, I. Singh, J. Singh, J. Singh, V. Singh, G. Sinnis, W. Sippach, D. Smargianaki, M. Smy, E. Snider, P. Snopok, J. Sobczyk, H. Sobel, M. Soderberg, N. Solomey, W. Sondheim, M. Sorel, A. Sousa, K. Soustruznik, J. Spitz, J. Spitz, N. J. Spooner, M. Stancari, I. Stancu, D. Stefan, H. M. Steiner, J. Stewart, J. Stock, S. Stoica, J. Stone, J. Strait, M. Strait, T. Strauss, S. Striganov, R. Sulej, G. Sullivan, Y. Sun, L. Suter, C. M. Sutera, R. Svoboda, B. Szczerbinska, A. Szelc, S. Söldner-Rembold, R. Talaga, M. Tamsett, S. Tariq, E. Tatar, R. Tayloe, C. Taylor, D. Taylor, K. Terao, M. Thiesse, J. Thomas, L. F. Thompson, M. Thomson, C. Thorn, M. Thorpe, X. Tian, D. Tiedt, S. C. Timm, A. Tonazzo, T. Tope, A. Topkar, F. R. Torres, M. Torti, M. Tortola, F. Tortorici, M. Toups, C. Touramanis, M. Tripathi, I. Tropin, Y. Tsai, K. V. Tsang, R. Tsenov, S. Tufanli, C. Tull, J. Turner, M. Tzanov, E. Tziaferi, Y. Uchida, J. Urheim, T. Usher, M. Vagins, P. Vahle, G. A. Valdiviesso, L. Valerio, Z. Vallari, J. Valle, R. VanBerg, R. VandeWater, P. VanGemmeren, F. Varanini, G. Varner, G. Vasseur, K. Vaziri, G. Velev, S. Ventura, A. Verdugo, T. Viant, T. V. Vieira, C. Vignoli, C. Vilela, B. Viren, T. Vrba, T. Wachala, D. Wahl, M. Wallbank, N. Walsh, B. Wang, H. Wang, L. Wang, T. Wang, T. K. Warburton, D. Warner, M. Wascko, D. Waters, T. B. Watson, A. Weber, M. Weber, W. Wei, A. Weinstein, D. Wells, D. Wenman, M. Wetstein, A. White, L. Whitehead, D. Whittington, M. Wilking, J. Willhite, P. Wilson, R. J. Wilson, L. Winslow, P. Wittich, S. Wojcicki, H. H. Wong, K. Wood, E. Worcester, M. Worcester, S. Wu, T. Xin, C. Yanagisawa, S. Yang, T. Yang, K. Yarritu, J. Ye, M. Yeh, N. Yershov, K. Yonehara, B. Yu, J. Yu, J. Zalesak, A. Zalewska, B. Zamorano, L. Zang, A. Zani, A. Zani, G. Zavala, G. Zeller, C. Zhang, C. Zhang, E. D. Zimmerman, M. Zito, R. Zwaska

This document presents the Conceptual Design Report (CDR) put forward by an international neutrino community to pursue the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment at the Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility (LBNF/DUNE), a groundbreaking science experiment for long-baseline neutrino oscillation studies and for neutrino astrophysics and nucleon decay searches. The DUNE far detector will be a very large modular liquid argon time-projection chamber (LArTPC) located deep underground, coupled to the LBNF multi-megawatt wide-band neutrino beam. DUNE will also have a high-resolution and high-precision near detector. Read More

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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, A. Kostelecky, M. Kramer, I. Kreslo, R. Kriske, W. Kropp, Y. Kudenko, V. A. Kudryavtsev, S. Kulagin, A. Kumar, G. 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. Luk, B. Lundberg, T. Lundin, X. Luo, T. Lux, J. Lykken, A. A. Machado, J. R. Macier, S. Magill, G. Mahler, K. Mahn, M. Malek, S. Malhotra, D. Malon, F. Mammoliti, S. Mancina, S. K. Mandal, S. Mandodi, S. L. Manly, A. Mann, A. Marchionni, W. Marciano, C. Mariani, J. Maricic, A. Marino, M. Marshak, C. Marshall, J. Marshall, J. Marteau, J. Martin-Albo, D. Martinez, S. Matsuno, J. Matthews, C. Mauger, K. Mavrokoridis, D. Mayilyan, E. Mazzucato, N. McCauley, E. McCluskey, N. McConkey, K. McDonald, K. S. McFarland, A. M. McGowan, C. McGrew, R. McKeown, D. McNulty, R. McTaggart, A. Mefodiev, M. Mehrian, P. Mehta, D. Mei, O. Mena, S. Menary, H. Mendez, A. Menegolli, G. Meng, Y. Meng, H. Merritt, D. Mertins, M. Messier, W. Metcalf, M. Mewes, H. Meyer, T. Miao, R. Milincic, W. Miller, G. Mills, O. Mineev, O. Miranda, C. S. Mishra, S. R. Mishra, B. Mitrica, D. Mladenov, I. Mocioiu, R. Mohanta, N. Mokhov, C. Montanari, D. Montanari, J. Moon, M. Mooney, C. Moore, J. Morfin, B. Morgan, C. Morris, W. Morse, Z. Moss, C. Mossey, C. A. Moura, J. Mousseau, L. Mualem, M. Muether, S. Mufson, S. Murphy, J. Musser, R. Musser, Y. Nakajima, D. Naples, J. Navarro, D. Navas, J. Nelson, M. Nessi, M. Newcomer, Y. Ng, R. Nichol, T. C. Nicholls, K. Nikolics, E. Niner, B. Norris, F. Noto, P. Novakova, P. Novella, J. Nowak, M. S. Nunes, H. O'Keeffe, R. Oldeman, R. Oliveira, T. Olson, Y. Onishchuk, J. Osta, T. Ovsjannikova, B. Page, S. Pakvasa, S. Pal, O. Palamara, A. Palazzo, J. Paley, C. Palomares, E. Pantic, V. Paolone, V. Papadimitriou, J. Park, S. Parke, Z. Parsa, S. Pascoli, R. Patterson, S. Patton, T. Patzak, B. Paulos, L. Paulucci, Z. Pavlovic, G. Pawloski, S. Peeters, E. Pennacchio, A. Perch, G. N. Perdue, L. Periale, J. D. Perkin, H. Pessard, G. Petrillo, R. Petti, A. Petukhov, F. Pietropaolo, R. Plunkett, S. Pordes, M. Potekhin, R. Potenza, B. Potukuchi, N. Poudyal, O. Prokofiev, N. Pruthi, P. Przewlocki, D. Pushka, X. Qian, J. L. Raaf, R. Raboanary, V. Radeka, A. Radovic, G. Raffelt, I. Rakhno, H. T. Rakotondramanana, L. Rakotondravohitra, Y. A. Ramachers, R. Rameika, J. Ramsey, A. Rappoldi, G. Raselli, P. Ratoff, B. Rebel, C. Regenfus, J. Reichenbacher, D. Reitzner, A. Remoto, A. Renshaw, S. Rescia, M. Richardson, K. Rielage, K. Riesselmann, M. Robinson, L. Rochester, O. B. Rodrigues, P. Rodrigues, B. Roe, M. Rosen, R. M. Roser, M. Ross-Lonergan, M. Rossella, A. Rubbia, C. Rubbia, R. Rucinski, C. RudolphvonRohr, B. Russell, D. Ruterbories, R. Saakyan, N. Sahu, P. Sala, N. Samios, F. Sanchez, M. Sanchez, B. Sands, S. Santana, R. Santorelli, G. Santucci, N. Saoulidou, A. Scaramelli, H. Schellman, P. Schlabach, R. Schmitt, D. Schmitz, J. Schneps, K. Scholberg, A. Schukraft, J. Schwehr, E. Segreto, S. Seibert, J. A. Sepulveda-Quiroz, F. Sergiampietri, L. Sexton-Kennedy, D. Sgalaberna, M. Shaevitz, J. Shahi, S. Shahsavarani, P. Shanahan, S. U. Shankar, R. Sharma, R. K. Sharma, T. Shaw, R. Shrock, I. Shyrma, N. Simos, G. Sinev, I. Singh, J. Singh, J. Singh, V. Singh, G. Sinnis, W. Sippach, D. Smargianaki, M. Smy, E. Snider, P. Snopok, J. Sobczyk, H. Sobel, M. Soderberg, N. Solomey, W. Sondheim, M. Sorel, A. Sousa, K. Soustruznik, J. Spitz, N. J. Spooner, M. Stancari, I. Stancu, D. Stefan, H. M. Steiner, J. Stewart, J. Stock, S. Stoica, J. Stone, J. Strait, M. Strait, T. Strauss, S. Striganov, R. Sulej, G. Sullivan, Y. Sun, L. Suter, C. M. Sutera, R. Svoboda, B. Szczerbinska, A. Szelc, S. Söldner-Rembold, R. Talaga, M. Tamsett, S. Tariq, E. Tatar, R. Tayloe, C. Taylor, D. Taylor, K. Terao, M. Thiesse, J. Thomas, L. F. Thompson, M. Thomson, C. Thorn, M. Thorpe, X. Tian, D. Tiedt, S. C. Timm, A. Tonazzo, T. Tope, A. Topkar, F. R. Torres, M. Torti, M. Tortola, F. Tortorici, M. Toups, C. Touramanis, M. Tripathi, I. Tropin, Y. Tsai, K. V. Tsang, R. Tsenov, S. Tufanli, C. Tull, J. Turner, M. Tzanov, E. Tziaferi, Y. Uchida, J. Urheim, T. Usher, M. Vagins, P. Vahle, G. A. Valdiviesso, L. Valerio, Z. Vallari, J. Valle, R. VanBerg, R. VandeWater, P. VanGemmeren, F. Varanini, G. Varner, G. Vasseur, K. Vaziri, G. Velev, S. Ventura, A. Verdugo, T. Viant, T. V. Vieira, C. Vignoli, C. Vilela, B. Viren, T. Vrba, T. Wachala, D. Wahl, M. Wallbank, N. Walsh, B. Wang, H. Wang, L. Wang, T. Wang, T. K. Warburton, D. Warner, M. Wascko, D. Waters, T. B. Watson, A. Weber, M. Weber, W. Wei, A. Weinstein, D. Wells, D. Wenman, M. Wetstein, A. White, L. Whitehead, D. Whittington, M. Wilking, J. Willhite, P. Wilson, R. J. Wilson, L. Winslow, P. Wittich, S. Wojcicki, H. H. Wong, K. Wood, E. Worcester, M. Worcester, S. Wu, T. Xin, C. Yanagisawa, S. Yang, T. Yang, K. Yarritu, J. Ye, M. Yeh, N. Yershov, K. Yonehara, B. Yu, J. Yu, J. Zalesak, A. Zalewska, B. Zamorano, L. Zang, A. Zani, A. Zani, G. Zavala, G. Zeller, C. Zhang, C. Zhang, E. D. Zimmerman, M. Zito, R. Zwaska

A description of the proposed detector(s) for DUNE at LBNF Read More

We present a study on the dependence of electric breakdown discharge properties on electrode geometry and the breakdown field in liquid argon near its boiling point. The measurements were performed with a spherical cathode and a planar anode at distances ranging from 0.1 mm to 10. Read More

2015Dec
Authors: DUNE Collaboration, 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. 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. Luk, B. Lundberg, T. Lundin, X. Luo, T. Lux, J. Lykken, A. A. Machado, J. R. Macier, S. Magill, G. Mahler, K. Mahn, M. Malek, S. Malhotra, D. Malon, F. Mammoliti, S. Mancina, S. K. Mandal, S. Mandodi, S. L. Manly, A. Mann, A. Marchionni, W. Marciano, C. Mariani, J. Maricic, A. Marino, M. Marshak, C. Marshall, J. Marshall, J. Marteau, J. Martin-Albo, D. Martinez, S. Matsuno, J. Matthews, C. Mauger, K. Mavrokoridis, D. Mayilyan, E. Mazzucato, N. McCauley, E. McCluskey, N. McConkey, K. McDonald, K. S. McFarland, A. M. McGowan, C. McGrew, R. McKeown, D. McNulty, R. McTaggart, A. Mefodiev, M. Mehrian, P. Mehta, D. Mei, O. Mena, S. Menary, H. Mendez, A. Menegolli, G. Meng, Y. Meng, H. Merritt, D. Mertins, M. Messier, W. Metcalf, M. Mewes, H. Meyer, T. Miao, R. Milincic, W. Miller, G. Mills, O. Mineev, O. Miranda, C. S. Mishra, S. R. Mishra, B. Mitrica, D. Mladenov, I. Mocioiu, R. Mohanta, N. Mokhov, C. Montanari, D. Montanari, J. Moon, M. Mooney, C. Moore, J. Morfin, B. Morgan, C. Morris, W. Morse, Z. Moss, C. Mossey, C. A. Moura, J. Mousseau, L. Mualem, M. Muether, S. Mufson, S. Murphy, J. Musser, R. Musser, Y. Nakajima, D. Naples, J. Navarro, D. Navas, J. Nelson, M. Nessi, M. Newcomer, Y. Ng, R. Nichol, T. C. Nicholls, K. Nikolics, E. Niner, B. Norris, F. Noto, P. Novakova, P. Novella, J. Nowak, M. S. Nunes, H. O'Keeffe, R. Oldeman, R. Oliveira, T. Olson, Y. Onishchuk, J. Osta, T. Ovsjannikova, B. Page, S. Pakvasa, S. Pal, O. Palamara, A. Palazzo, J. Paley, C. Palomares, E. Pantic, V. Paolone, V. Papadimitriou, J. Park, S. Parke, Z. Parsa, S. Pascoli, R. Patterson, S. Patton, T. Patzak, B. Paulos, L. Paulucci, Z. Pavlovic, G. Pawloski, S. Peeters, E. Pennacchio, A. Perch, G. N. Perdue, L. Periale, J. D. Perkin, H. Pessard, G. Petrillo, R. Petti, A. Petukhov, F. Pietropaolo, R. Plunkett, S. Pordes, M. Potekhin, R. Potenza, B. Potukuchi, N. Poudyal, O. Prokofiev, N. Pruthi, P. Przewlocki, D. Pushka, X. Qian, J. L. Raaf, R. Raboanary, V. Radeka, A. Radovic, G. Raffelt, I. Rakhno, H. T. Rakotondramanana, L. Rakotondravohitra, Y. A. Ramachers, R. Rameika, J. Ramsey, A. Rappoldi, G. Raselli, P. Ratoff, B. Rebel, C. Regenfus, J. Reichenbacher, D. Reitzner, A. Remoto, A. Renshaw, S. Rescia, M. Richardson, K. Rielage, K. Riesselmann, M. Robinson, L. Rochester, O. B. Rodrigues, P. Rodrigues, B. Roe, M. Rosen, R. M. Roser, M. Ross-Lonergan, M. Rossella, A. Rubbia, C. Rubbia, R. Rucinski, C. RudolphvonRohr, B. Russell, D. Ruterbories, R. Saakyan, N. Sahu, P. Sala, N. Samios, F. Sanchez, M. Sanchez, B. Sands, S. Santana, R. Santorelli, G. Santucci, N. Saoulidou, A. Scaramelli, H. Schellman, P. Schlabach, R. Schmitt, D. Schmitz, J. Schneps, K. Scholberg, A. Schukraft, J. Schwehr, E. Segreto, S. Seibert, J. A. Sepulveda-Quiroz, F. Sergiampietri, L. Sexton-Kennedy, D. Sgalaberna, M. Shaevitz, J. Shahi, S. Shahsavarani, P. Shanahan, S. U. Shankar, R. Sharma, R. K. Sharma, T. Shaw, R. Shrock, I. Shyrma, N. Simos, G. Sinev, I. Singh, J. Singh, J. Singh, V. Singh, G. Sinnis, W. Sippach, D. Smargianaki, M. Smy, E. Snider, P. Snopok, J. Sobczyk, H. Sobel, M. Soderberg, N. Solomey, W. Sondheim, M. Sorel, A. Sousa, K. Soustruznik, J. Spitz, J. Spitz, N. J. Spooner, M. Stancari, I. Stancu, D. Stefan, H. M. Steiner, J. Stewart, J. Stock, S. Stoica, J. Stone, J. Strait, M. Strait, T. Strauss, S. Striganov, R. Sulej, G. Sullivan, Y. Sun, L. Suter, C. M. Sutera, R. Svoboda, B. Szczerbinska, A. Szelc, S. Söldner-Rembold, R. Talaga, M. Tamsett, S. Tariq, E. Tatar, R. Tayloe, C. Taylor, D. Taylor, K. Terao, M. Thiesse, J. Thomas, L. F. Thompson, M. Thomson, C. Thorn, M. Thorpe, X. Tian, D. Tiedt, S. C. Timm, A. Tonazzo, T. Tope, A. Topkar, F. R. Torres, M. Torti, M. Tortola, F. Tortorici, M. Toups, C. Touramanis, M. Tripathi, I. Tropin, Y. Tsai, K. V. Tsang, R. Tsenov, S. Tufanli, C. Tull, J. Turner, M. Tzanov, E. Tziaferi, Y. Uchida, J. Urheim, T. Usher, M. Vagins, P. Vahle, G. A. Valdiviesso, L. Valerio, Z. Vallari, J. Valle, R. VanBerg, R. VandeWater, P. VanGemmeren, F. Varanini, G. Varner, G. Vasseur, K. Vaziri, G. Velev, S. Ventura, A. Verdugo, T. Viant, T. V. Vieira, C. Vignoli, C. Vilela, B. Viren, T. Vrba, T. Wachala, D. Wahl, M. Wallbank, N. Walsh, B. Wang, H. Wang, L. Wang, T. Wang, T. K. Warburton, D. Warner, M. Wascko, D. Waters, T. B. Watson, A. Weber, M. Weber, W. Wei, A. Weinstein, D. Wells, D. Wenman, M. Wetstein, A. White, L. Whitehead, D. Whittington, M. Wilking, J. Willhite, P. Wilson, R. J. Wilson, L. Winslow, P. Wittich, S. Wojcicki, H. H. Wong, K. Wood, E. Worcester, M. Worcester, S. Wu, T. Xin, C. Yanagisawa, S. Yang, T. Yang, K. Yarritu, J. Ye, M. Yeh, N. Yershov, K. Yonehara, B. Yu, J. Yu, J. Zalesak, A. Zalewska, B. Zamorano, L. Zang, A. Zani, G. Zavala, G. Zeller, C. Zhang, C. Zhang, E. D. Zimmerman, M. Zito, R. Zwaska

The Physics Program for the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) at the Fermilab Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility (LBNF) is described. Read More

This article proposes a convenient tool for decoding the output of neural networks trained by Connectionist Temporal Classification (CTC) for handwritten text recognition. We use regular expressions to describe the complex structures expected in the writing. The corresponding finite automata are employed to build a decoder. Read More

Detectors in particle physics, particularly when including cryogenic components, are often enclosed in vessels that do not provide any physical or visual access to the detectors themselves after installation. However, it can be desirable for experiments to visually investigate the inside of the vessel. The MicroBooNE cryostat hosts a TPC with sense-wire planes, which had to be inspected for damage such as breakage or sagging. Read More

The second workshop to discuss the development of liquid argon time projection chambers (LArTPCs) in the United States was held at Fermilab on July 8-9, 2014. The workshop was organized under the auspices of the Coordinating Panel for Advanced Detectors, a body that was initiated by the American Physical Society Division of Particles and Fields. All presentations at the workshop were made in six topical plenary sessions: $i)$ Argon Purity and Cryogenics, $ii)$ TPC and High Voltage, $iii)$ Electronics, Data Acquisition and Triggering, $iv)$ Scintillation Light Detection, $v)$ Calibration and Test Beams, and $vi)$ Software. Read More

This article summarises a talk given at the 2014 Palermo workshop on Astrophysics. It covers a short review on the neutrino physics status and the potential physics opportunities of future experiments. During the last year our knowledge on the neutrino oscillation parameter $\sin^2\theta_{13}$ improved dramatically, and the large value opened the way to oscillation experiments sensitive to possible CP-violation. Read More

2015Mar
Authors: R. Acciarri1, C. Adams2, R. An3, C. Andreopoulos4, A. M. Ankowski5, M. Antonello6, J. Asaadi7, W. Badgett8, L. Bagby9, B. Baibussinov10, B. Baller11, G. Barr12, N. Barros13, M. Bass14, V. Bellini15, P. Benetti16, S. Bertolucci17, K. Biery18, H. Bilokon19, M. Bishai20, A. Bitadze21, A. Blake22, F. Boffelli23, T. Bolton24, M. Bonesini25, J. Bremer26, S. J. Brice27, C. Bromberg28, L. Bugel29, E. Calligarich30, L. Camilleri31, D. Caratelli32, B. Carls33, F. Cavanna34, S. Centro35, H. Chen36, C. Chi37, E. Church38, D. Cianci39, A. G. Cocco40, G. H. Collin41, J. M. Conrad42, M. Convery43, G. De Geronimo44, A. Dermenev45, R. Dharmapalan46, S. Dixon47, Z. Djurcic48, S. Dytmam49, B. Eberly50, A. Ereditato51, J. Esquivel52, J. Evans53, A. Falcone54, C. Farnese55, A. Fava56, A. Ferrari57, B. T. Fleming58, W. M. Foreman59, J. Freestone60, T. Gamble61, G. Garvey62, V. Genty63, M. Geynisman64, D. Gibin65, S. Gninenko66, D. Göldi67, S. Gollapinni68, N. Golubev69, M. Graham70, E. Gramellini71, H. Greenlee72, R. Grosso73, R. Guenette74, A. Guglielmi75, A. Hackenburg76, R. Hänni77, O. Hen78, J. Hewes79, J. Ho80, G. Horton-Smith81, J. Howell82, A. Ivashkin83, C. James84, C. M. Jen85, R. A. Johnson86, B. J. P. Jones87, J. Joshi88, H. Jostlein89, D. Kaleko90, L. N. Kalousis91, G. Karagiorgi92, W. Ketchum93, B. Kirby94, M. Kirby95, M. Kirsanov96, J. Kisiel97, J. Klein98, J. Klinger99, T. Kobilarcik100, U. Kose101, I. Kreslo102, V. A. Kudryavtsev103, Y. Li104, B. Littlejohn105, D. Lissauer106, P. Livesly107, S. Lockwitz108, W. C. Louis109, M. Lüthi110, B. Lundberg111, F. Mammoliti112, G. Mannocchi113, A. Marchionni114, C. Mariani115, J. Marshall116, K. Mavrokoridis117, N. McCauley118, N. McConkey119, K. McDonald120, V. Meddage121, A. Menegolli122, G. Meng123, I. Mercer124, T. Miao125, T. Miceli126, G. B. Mills127, D. Mladenov128, C. Montanari129, D. Montanari130, J. Moon131, M. Mooney132, C. Moore133, Z. Moss134, M. H. Moulai135, S. Mufson136, R. Murrells137, D. Naples138, M. Nessi139, M. Nicoletto140, P. Nienaber141, B. Norris142, F. Noto143, J. Nowak144, S. Pal145, O. Palamara146, V. Paolone147, V. Papavassiliou148, S. Pate149, J. Pater150, Z. Pavlovic151, J. Perkin152, P. Picchi153, F. Pietropaolo154, P. Płoński155, S. Pordes156, R. Potenza157, G. Pulliam158, X. Qian159, L. Qiuguang160, J. L. Raaf161, V. Radeka162, R. Rameika163, A. Rappoldi164, G. L. Raselli165, P. N. Ratoff166, B. Rebel167, M. Richardson168, L. Rochester169, M. Rossella170, C. Rubbia171, C. Rudolf von Rohr172, B. Russell173, P. Sala174, A. Scaramelli175, D. W. Schmitz176, A. Schukraft177, W. Seligman178, M. H. Shaevitz179, B. Sippach180, E. Snider181, J. Sobczyk182, M. Soderberg183, S. Söldner-Rembold184, M. Spanu185, J. Spitz186, N. Spooner187, D. Stefan188, J. St. John189, T. Strauss190, R. Sulej191, C. M. Sutera192, A. M. Szelc193, N. Tagg194, C. E. Taylor195, K. Terao196, M. Thiesse197, L. Thompson198, M. Thomson199, C. Thorn200, M. Torti201, F. Tortorici202, M. Toups203, C. Touramanis204, Y. Tsai205, T. Usher206, R. Van de Water207, F. Varanini208, S. Ventura209, C. Vignoli210, T. Wachala211, M. Weber212, D. Whittington213, P. Wilson214, S. Wolbers215, T. Wongjirad216, K. Woodruff217, M. Xu218, T. Yang219, B. Yu220, A. Zani221, G. P. Zeller222, J. Zennamo223, C. Zhang224
Affiliations: 1MicroBooNE Collaboration, 2LAr1-ND Collaboration, 3MicroBooNE Collaboration, 4LAr1-ND Collaboration, 5LAr1-ND Collaboration, 6ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 7LAr1-ND Collaboration, 8LAr1-ND Collaboration, 9LAr1-ND Collaboration, 10ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 11LAr1-ND Collaboration, 12MicroBooNE Collaboration, 13LAr1-ND Collaboration, 14LAr1-ND Collaboration, 15ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 16ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 17ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 18ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 19ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 20LAr1-ND Collaboration, 21LAr1-ND Collaboration, 22MicroBooNE Collaboration, 23ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 24MicroBooNE Collaboration, 25ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 26ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 27MicroBooNE Collaboration, 28MicroBooNE Collaboration, 29LAr1-ND Collaboration, 30ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 31LAr1-ND Collaboration, 32MicroBooNE Collaboration, 33MicroBooNE Collaboration, 34LAr1-ND Collaboration, 35ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 36LAr1-ND Collaboration, 37LAr1-ND Collaboration, 38LAr1-ND Collaboration, 39LAr1-ND Collaboration, 40ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 41LAr1-ND Collaboration, 42LAr1-ND Collaboration, 43MicroBooNE Collaboration, 44LAr1-ND Collaboration, 45ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 46LAr1-ND Collaboration, 47LAr1-ND Collaboration, 48LAr1-ND Collaboration, 49MicroBooNE Collaboration, 50MicroBooNE Collaboration, 51LAr1-ND Collaboration, 52LAr1-ND Collaboration, 53LAr1-ND Collaboration, 54ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 55ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 56ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 57ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 58LAr1-ND Collaboration, 59LAr1-ND Collaboration, 60LAr1-ND Collaboration, 61LAr1-ND Collaboration, 62LAr1-ND Collaboration, 63LAr1-ND Collaboration, 64ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 65ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 66ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 67LAr1-ND Collaboration, 68MicroBooNE Collaboration, 69ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 70MicroBooNE Collaboration, 71LAr1-ND Collaboration, 72LAr1-ND Collaboration, 73MicroBooNE Collaboration, 74LAr1-ND Collaboration, 75ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 76LAr1-ND Collaboration, 77LAr1-ND Collaboration, 78MicroBooNE Collaboration, 79MicroBooNE Collaboration, 80LAr1-ND Collaboration, 81MicroBooNE Collaboration, 82LAr1-ND Collaboration, 83ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 84LAr1-ND Collaboration, 85LAr1-ND Collaboration, 86MicroBooNE Collaboration, 87LAr1-ND Collaboration, 88MicroBooNE Collaboration, 89MicroBooNE Collaboration, 90MicroBooNE Collaboration, 91LAr1-ND Collaboration, 92LAr1-ND Collaboration, 93LAr1-ND Collaboration, 94MicroBooNE Collaboration, 95MicroBooNE Collaboration, 96ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 97ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 98LAr1-ND Collaboration, 99LAr1-ND Collaboration, 100MicroBooNE Collaboration, 101ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 102LAr1-ND Collaboration, 103LAr1-ND Collaboration, 104MicroBooNE Collaboration, 105MicroBooNE Collaboration, 106LAr1-ND Collaboration, 107LAr1-ND Collaboration, 108MicroBooNE Collaboration, 109LAr1-ND Collaboration, 110LAr1-ND Collaboration, 111MicroBooNE Collaboration, 112ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 113ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 114MicroBooNE Collaboration, 115LAr1-ND Collaboration, 116MicroBooNE Collaboration, 117LAr1-ND Collaboration, 118LAr1-ND Collaboration, 119LAr1-ND Collaboration, 120MicroBooNE Collaboration, 121MicroBooNE Collaboration, 122ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 123ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 124LAr1-ND Collaboration, 125LAr1-ND Collaboration, 126MicroBooNE Collaboration, 127LAr1-ND Collaboration, 128ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 129ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 130LAr1-ND Collaboration, 131LAr1-ND Collaboration, 132MicroBooNE Collaboration, 133LAr1-ND Collaboration, 134LAr1-ND Collaboration, 135MicroBooNE Collaboration, 136LAr1-ND Collaboration, 137MicroBooNE Collaboration, 138MicroBooNE Collaboration, 139ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 140ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 141MicroBooNE Collaboration, 142LAr1-ND Collaboration, 143ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 144LAr1-ND Collaboration, 145LAr1-ND Collaboration, 146LAr1-ND Collaboration, 147MicroBooNE Collaboration, 148MicroBooNE Collaboration, 149MicroBooNE Collaboration, 150LAr1-ND Collaboration, 151LAr1-ND Collaboration, 152LAr1-ND Collaboration, 153ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 154ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 155ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 156MicroBooNE Collaboration, 157MicroBooNE Collaboration, 158LAr1-ND Collaboration, 159LAr1-ND Collaboration, 160LAr1-ND Collaboration, 161MicroBooNE Collaboration, 162LAr1-ND Collaboration, 163LAr1-ND Collaboration, 164ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 165ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 166LAr1-ND Collaboration, 167MicroBooNE Collaboration, 168LAr1-ND Collaboration, 169MicroBooNE Collaboration, 170ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 171ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 172LAr1-ND Collaboration, 173LAr1-ND Collaboration, 174ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 175ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 176LAr1-ND Collaboration, 177MicroBooNE Collaboration, 178MicroBooNE Collaboration, 179LAr1-ND Collaboration, 180LAr1-ND Collaboration, 181ICARUS-WA104 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217MicroBooNE Collaboration, 218MicroBooNE Collaboration, 219MicroBooNE Collaboration, 220LAr1-ND Collaboration, 221ICARUS-WA104 Collaboration, 222LAr1-ND Collaboration, 223LAr1-ND Collaboration, 224MicroBooNE Collaboration

A Short-Baseline Neutrino (SBN) physics program of three LAr-TPC detectors located along the Booster Neutrino Beam (BNB) at Fermilab is presented. This new SBN Program will deliver a rich and compelling physics opportunity, including the ability to resolve a class of experimental anomalies in neutrino physics and to perform the most sensitive search to date for sterile neutrinos at the eV mass-scale through both appearance and disappearance oscillation channels. Using data sets of 6. Read More

We report on the design and construction of a LED-based fiber calibration system for large liquid argon time projection detectors. This system was developed to calibrate the optical systems of the MicroBooNE experiment. As well as detailing the materials and installation procedure, we provide technical drawings and specifications so that the system may be easily replicated in future LArTPC detectors. Read More

We describe CITlab's recognition system for the ANWRESH-2014 competition attached to the 14. International Conference on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition, ICFHR 2014. The task comprises word recognition from segmented historical documents. Read More

2014Dec
Affiliations: 1University of Rostock - CITlab, 2University of Rostock - CITlab, 3University of Rostock - CITlab

In the recent years it turned out that multidimensional recurrent neural networks (MDRNN) perform very well for offline handwriting recognition tasks like the OpenHaRT 2013 evaluation DIR. With suitable writing preprocessing and dictionary lookup, our ARGUS software completed this task with an error rate of 26.27% in its primary setup. Read More

We describe CITlab's recognition system for the HTRtS competition attached to the 14. International Conference on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition, ICFHR 2014. The task comprises the recognition of historical handwritten documents. Read More

2014Dec
Affiliations: 1University of Rostock, 2University of Rostock, 3University of Rostock, 4University of Rostock

The transcription of handwritten text on images is one task in machine learning and one solution to solve it is using multi-dimensional recurrent neural networks (MDRNN) with connectionist temporal classification (CTC). The RNNs can contain special units, the long short-term memory (LSTM) cells. They are able to learn long term dependencies but they get unstable when the dimension is chosen greater than one. Read More

ARGONTUBE is a liquid argon time projection chamber (TPC) with an electron drift length of up to 5 m equipped with cryogenic charge-sensitive preamplifiers. In this work, we present results on its performance including a comparison of the new cryogenic charge-sensitive preamplifiers with the previously used room-temperature-operated charge preamplifiers. Read More

ARGONTUBE is a liquid argon time projection chamber (LAr TPC) with a drift field generated in-situ by a Greinacher voltage multiplier circuit. We present results on the measurement of the drift-field distribution inside ARGONTUBE using straight ionization tracks generated by an intense UV laser beam. Our analysis is based on a simplified model of the charging of a multi-stage Greinacher circuit to describe the voltages on the field cage rings. Read More

We characterized a sample of metal-oxide resistors and measured their breakdown voltage in liquid argon by applying high voltage (HV) pulses over a 3 second period. This test mimics the situation in a HV-divider chain when a breakdown occurs and the voltage across resistors rapidly rise from the static value to much higher values. All resistors had higher breakdown voltages in liquid argon than their vendor ratings in air at room temperature. Read More

A number of liquid argon time projection chambers (LAr TPC's) are being build or are proposed for neutrino experiments on long- and short baseline beams. For these detectors a distortion in the drift field due to geometrical or physics reasons can affect the reconstruction of the events. Depending on the TPC geometry and electric drift field intensity this distortion could be of the same magnitude as the drift field itself. Read More

In this paper we demonstrate the capability of high voltage varistors and gas discharge tube arrestors for use as surge protection devices in liquid argon time projection chamber detectors. The insulating and clamping behavior of each type of device is characterized in air (room temperature), and liquid argon (90~K), and their robustness under high voltage and high energy surges in cryogenic conditions is verified. The protection of vulnerable components in liquid argon during a 150 kV high voltage discharge is also demonstrated. Read More

We present a method to reach electric field intensity as high as 400 kV/cm in liquid argon for cathode-ground distances of several millimeters. This can be achieved by suppressing field emission from the cathode, overcoming limitations that we reported earlier. Read More

The OPERA experiment is a long baseline neutrino oscillation experiment aimed at observing the $\nu_{\mu} \rightarrow \nu_{\tau} $ neutrino oscillation in the CERN neutrino to Gran Sasso beamline in the appearance mode by detecting the $\tau$ - decay. Here I will summarize the results from the run years 2008-10 with an update on observed rare decay topologies and the results of the neutrino velocity measurements. Read More

2014Apr
Authors: N. Agafonova, A. Anokhina, S. Aoki, A. Ariga, T. Ariga, D. Bender, A. Bertolin, C. Bozza, R. Brugnera, A. Buonaura, S. Buontempo, B. Buttner, M. Chernyavsky, A. Chukanov, L. Consiglio, N. D'Ambrosio, G. De Lellis, M. De Serio, P. Del Amo Sanchez, A. Di Crescenzo, D. Di Ferdinando, N. Di Marco, S. Dmitrievski, M. Dracos, D. Duchesneau, S. Dusini, T. Dzhatdoev, J. Ebert, A. Ereditato, R. A. Fini, T. Fukuda, G. Galati, A. Garfagnini, G. Giacomelli, C. Gollnitz, J. Goldberg, Y. Gornushkin, G. Grella, M. Guler, C. Gustavino, C. Hagner, T. Hara, A. Hollnagel, B. Hosseini, H. Ishida, K. Ishiguro, K. Jakovcic, C. Jollet, C. Kamiscioglu, M. Kamiscioglu, J. Kawada, J. H. Kim, S. H. Kim, N. Kitagawa, B. Klicek, K. Kodama, M. Komatsu, U. Kose, I. Kreslo, A. Lauria, J. Lenkeit, A. Ljubicic, A. Longhin, P. Loverre, A. Malgin, M. Malenica, G. Mandrioli, T. Matsuo, V. Matveev, N. Mauri, E. Medinaceli, A. Meregaglia, S. Mikado, P. Monacelli, M. C. Montesi, K. Morishima, M. T. Muciaccia, N. Naganawa, T. Naka, M. Nakamura, T. Nakano, Y. Nakatsuka, K. Niwa, S. Ogawa, N. Okateva, A. Olshevsky, T. Omura, K. Ozaki, A. Paoloni, B. D. Park, I. G. Park, L. Pasqualini, A. Pastore, L. Patrizii, H. Pessard, C. Pistillo, D. Podgrudkov, N. Polukhina, M. Pozzato, F. Pupilli, M. Roda, H. Rokujo, T. Roganova, G. Rosa, O. Ryazhskaya, O. Sato, A. Schembri, I. Shakiryanova, T. Shchedrina, A. Sheshukov, H. Shibuya, T. Shiraishi, G. Shoziyoev, S. Simone, M. Sioli, C. Sirignano, G. Sirri, M. Spinetti, L. Stanco, N. Starkov, S. M. Stellacci, M. Stipcevic, T. Strauss, P. Strolin, S. Takahashi, M. Tenti, F. Terranova, V. Tioukov, S. Tufanli, P. Vilain, M. Vladimirov, L. Votano, J. L. Vuilleumier, G. Wilquet, B. Wonsak, C. S. Yoon, S. Zemskova, A. Zghiche

The OPERA experiment, designed to perform the first observation of $\nu_\mu \rightarrow \nu_\tau$ oscillations in appearance mode through the detection of the $\tau$ leptons produced in $\nu_\tau$ charged current interactions, has collected data from 2008 to 2012. In the present paper, the procedure developed to detect $\tau$ particle decays, occurring over distances of the order of 1 mm from the neutrino interaction point, is described in detail. The results of its application to the search for charmed hadrons are then presented as a validation of the methods for $\nu_\tau$ appearance detection. Read More

A workshop was held at Fermilab November 8-9, 2013 to discuss the challenges of using high voltage in noble liquids. The participants spanned the fields of neutrino, dark matter, and electric dipole moment physics. All presentations at the workshop were made in plenary sessions. Read More

In this paper we present results on measurements of the dielectric strength of liquid argon near its boiling point and cathode-anode distances in the range of 0.1 mm to 40 mm with spherical cathode and plane anode. We show that at such distances the applied electric field at which breakdowns occur is as low as 40 kV/cm. Read More

2014Jan
Authors: N. Agafonova, A. Aleksandrov, A. Anokhina, S. Aoki, A. Ariga, T. Ariga, T. Asada, D. Autiero, A. Ben Dhahbi, A. Badertscher, D. Bender, A. Bertolin, C. Bozza, R. Brugnera, F. Brunet, G. Brunetti, A. Buonaura, S. Buontempo, B. Buettner, L. Chaussard, M. Chernyavsky, V. Chiarella, A. Chukanov, L. Consiglio, N. D'Ambrosio, G. De Lellis, M. De Serio, P. Del Amo Sanchez, A. Di Crescenzo, D. Di Ferdinando, N. Di Marco, S. Dmitrievski, M. Dracos, D. Duchesneau, S. Dusini, T. Dzhatdoev, J. Ebert, A. Ereditato, J. Favier, T. Ferber, G. Ferone, R. A. Fini, T. Fukuda, G. Galati, A. Garfagnini, G. Giacomelli, C. Goellnitz, J. Goldberg, Y. Gornushkin, G. Grella, F. Grianti, M. Guler, C. Gustavino, C. Hagner, K. Hakamata, T. Hara, T. Hayakawa, M. Hierholzer, A. Hollnagel, B. Hosseini, H. Ishida, K. Ishiguro, M. Ishikawa, K. Jakovcic, C. Jollet, C. Kamiscioglu, M. Kamiscioglu, T. Katsuragawa, J. Kawada, H. Kawahara, J. H. Kim, S. H. Kim, M. Kimura, N. Kitagawa, B. Klicek, K. Kodama, M. Komatsu, U. Kose, I. Kreslo, A. Lauria, J. Lenkeit, A. Ljubicic, A. Longhin, P. Loverre, A. Malgin, G. Mandrioli, J. Marteau, T. Matsuo, V. Matveev, N. Mauri, E. Medinaceli, A. Meregaglia, P. Migliozzi, S. Mikado, M. Miyanishi, E. Miyashita, P. Monacelli, M. C. Montesi, K. Morishima, M. T. Muciaccia, N. Naganawa, T. Naka, M. Nakamura, T. Nakano, Y. Nakatsuka, K. Niwa, S. Ogawa, N. Okateva, A. Olshevsky, T. Omura, K. Ozaki, A. Paoloni, B. D. Park, I. G. Park, A. Pastore, L. Patrizii, E. Pennacchio, H. Pessard, C. Pistillo, D. Podgrudkov, N. Polukhina, M. Pozzato, K. Pretzl, F. Pupilli, R. Rescigno, M. Roda, H. Rokujo, T. Roganova, G. Rosa, I. Rostovtseva, A. Rubbia, O. Ryazhskaya, O. Sato, Y. Sato, A. Schembri, W. Schmidt-Parzefal, I. Shakiryanova, T. Shchedrina, A. Sheshukov, H. Shibuya, T. Shiraishi, G. Shoziyoev, S. Simone, M. Sioli, C. Sirignano, G. Sirri, M. Spinetti, L. Stanco, N. Starkov, S. M. Stellacci, M. Stipcevic, T. Strauss, P. Strolin, K. Suzuki, S. Takahashi, M. Tenti, F. Terranova, V. Tioukov, S. Tufanli, P. Vilain, M. Vladimirov, L. Votano, J. L. Vuilleumier, G. Wilquet, B. Wonsak, C. S. Yoon, J. Yoshida, M. Yoshimoto, Y. Zaitsev, S. Zemskova, A. Zghiche

The OPERA experiment is designed to search for $\nu_{\mu} \rightarrow \nu_{\tau}$ oscillations in appearance mode i.e. through the direct observation of the $\tau$ lepton in $\nu_{\tau}$ charged current interactions. Read More

2013Dec
Authors: LAGUNA-LBNO Collaboration1, :2, S. K. Agarwalla3, L. Agostino4, M. Aittola5, A. Alekou6, B. Andrieu7, D. Angus8, F. Antoniou9, A. Ariga10, T. Ariga11, R. Asfandiyarov12, D. Autiero13, P. Ballett14, I. Bandac15, D. Banerjee16, G. J. Barker17, G. Barr18, W. Bartmann19, F. Bay20, V. Berardi21, I. Bertram22, O. Bésida23, A. M. Blebea-Apostu24, A. Blondel25, M. Bogomilov26, E. Borriello27, S. Boyd28, I. Brancus29, A. Bravar30, M. Buizza-Avanzini31, F. Cafagna32, M. Calin33, M. Calviani34, M. Campanelli35, C. Cantini36, O. Caretta37, G. Cata-Danil38, M. G. Catanesi39, A. Cervera40, S. Chakraborty41, L. Chaussard42, D. Chesneanu43, F. Chipesiu44, G. Christodoulou45, J. Coleman46, P. Crivelli47, T. Davenne48, J. Dawson49, I. De Bonis50, J. De Jong51, Y. Déclais52, P. Del Amo Sanchez53, A. Delbart54, C. Densham55, F. Di Lodovico56, S. Di Luise57, D. Duchesneau58, J. Dumarchez59, I. Efthymiopoulos60, A. Eliseev61, S. Emery62, K. Enqvist63, T. Enqvist64, L. Epprecht65, A. Ereditato66, A. N. Erykalov67, T. Esanu68, A. J. Finch69, M. D. Fitton70, D. Franco71, V. Galymov72, G. Gavrilov73, A. Gendotti74, C. Giganti75, B. Goddard76, J. J. Gomez77, C. M. Gomoiu78, Y. A. Gornushkin79, P. Gorodetzky80, N. Grant81, A. Haesler82, M. D. Haigh83, T. Hasegawa84, S. Haug85, M. Hierholzer86, J. Hissa87, S. Horikawa88, K. Huitu89, J. Ilic90, A. N. Ioannisian91, A. Izmaylov92, A. Jipa93, K. Kainulainen94, T. Kalliokoski95, Y. Karadzhov96, J. Kawada97, M. Khabibullin98, A. Khotjantsev99, E. Kokko100, A. N. Kopylov101, L. L. Kormos102, A. Korzenev103, S. Kosyanenko104, I. Kreslo105, D. Kryn106, Y. Kudenko107, V. A. Kudryavtsev108, J. Kumpulainen109, P. Kuusiniemi110, J. Lagoda111, I. Lazanu112, J. -M. Levy113, R. P. Litchfield114, K. Loo115, P. Loveridge116, J. Maalampi117, L. Magaletti118, R. M. Margineanu119, J. Marteau120, C. Martin-Mari121, V. Matveev122, K. Mavrokoridis123, E. Mazzucato124, N. McCauley125, A. Mercadante126, O. Mineev127, A. Mirizzi128, B. Mitrica129, B. Morgan130, M. Murdoch131, S. Murphy132, K. Mursula133, S. Narita134, D. A. Nesterenko135, K. Nguyen136, K. Nikolics137, E. Noah138, Yu. Novikov139, H. O'Keeffe140, J. Odell141, A. Oprima142, V. Palladino143, Y. Papaphilippou144, S. Pascoli145, T. Patzak146, D. Payne147, M. Pectu148, E. Pennacchio149, L. Periale150, H. Pessard151, C. Pistillo152, B. Popov153, P. Przewlocki154, M. Quinto155, E. Radicioni156, Y. Ramachers157, P. N. Ratoff158, M. Ravonel159, M. Rayner160, F. Resnati161, O. Ristea162, A. Robert163, E. Rondio164, A. Rubbia165, K. Rummukainen166, R. Sacco167, A. Saftoiu168, K. Sakashita169, J. Sarkamo170, F. Sato171, N. Saviano172, E. Scantamburlo173, F. Sergiampietri174, D. Sgalaberna175, E. Shaposhnikova176, M. Slupecki177, M. Sorel178, N. J. C. Spooner179, A. Stahl180, D. Stanca181, R. Steerenberg182, A. R. Sterian183, P. Sterian184, B. Still185, S. Stoica186, T. Strauss187, J. Suhonen188, V. Suvorov189, M. Szeptycka190, R. Terri191, L. F. Thompson192, G. Toma193, A. Tonazzo194, C. Touramanis195, W. H. Trzaska196, R. Tsenov197, K. Tuominen198, A. Vacheret199, M. Valram200, G. Vankova-Kirilova201, F. Vanucci202, G. Vasseur203, F. Velotti204, P. Velten205, T. Viant206, H. Vincke207, A. Virtanen208, A. Vorobyev209, D. Wark210, A. Weber211, M. Weber212, C. Wiebusch213, J. R. Wilson214, S. Wu215, N. Yershov216, J. Zalipska217, M. Zito218
Affiliations: 1Institute of Physics, Sachivalaya Marg, Sainik School Post, Bhubaneswar, India, 2Institute of Physics, Sachivalaya Marg, Sainik School Post, Bhubaneswar, India, 3Institute of Physics, Sachivalaya Marg, Sainik School Post, Bhubaneswar, India, 4APC, AstroParticule et Cosmologie, Université Paris Diderot, CNRS/IN2P3, CEA/Irfu, Observatoire de Paris, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Paris Cedex 13, France, 5Oulu Southern Institute and Department of Physics, University of Oulu, Finland, 6CERN, Geneva, Switzerland, 7UPMC, Université Paris Diderot, CNRS/IN2P3, Laboratoire de Physique Nucléaire et de Hautes Energies, 8Institute for Particle Physics Phenomenology, Department of Physics, Durham University, United Kingdom, 9CERN, Geneva, Switzerland, 10University of Bern, Albert Einstein Center for Fundamental Physics, Laboratory for High Energy Physics, 11University of Bern, Albert Einstein Center for Fundamental Physics, Laboratory for High Energy Physics, 12University of Geneva, Section de Physique, DPNC, Geneva, Switzerland, 13Université de Lyon, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, IPN Lyon, 14Institute for Particle Physics Phenomenology, Department of Physics, Durham University, United Kingdom, 15IRFU, CEA Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette, France, 16ETH Zurich, Institute for Particle Physics, Zurich, Switzerland, 17University of Warwick, Department of Physics, Coventry, United Kingdom, 18Oxford University, Department of Physics, Oxford, United Kingdom, 19CERN, Geneva, Switzerland, 20ETH Zurich, Institute for Particle Physics, Zurich, Switzerland, 21INFN and Dipartimento interateneo di Fisica di Bari, Bari, Italy, 22Physics Department, Lancaster University, Lancaster, United Kingdom, 23IRFU, CEA Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette, France, 24Horia Hulubei National Institute of R and D for Physics and Nuclear Engineering, IFIN-HH, Romania, 25University of Geneva, Section de Physique, DPNC, Geneva, Switzerland, 26St. Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia, Bulgaria, 27University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, 28University of Warwick, Department of Physics, Coventry, United Kingdom, 29Horia Hulubei National Institute of R and D for Physics and Nuclear Engineering, IFIN-HH, Romania, 30University of Geneva, Section de Physique, DPNC, Geneva, Switzerland, 31APC, AstroParticule et Cosmologie, Université Paris Diderot, CNRS/IN2P3, CEA/Irfu, Observatoire de Paris, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Paris Cedex 13, France, 32INFN and Dipartimento interateneo di Fisica di Bari, Bari, Italy, 33University of Bucharest, Faculty of Physics, Bucharest-Magurele, Romania, 34CERN, Geneva, Switzerland, 35Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, University College London, London, United Kingdom, 36ETH Zurich, Institute for Particle Physics, Zurich, Switzerland, 37STFC, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell Oxford, United Kingdom, 38Horia Hulubei National Institute of R and D for Physics and Nuclear Engineering, IFIN-HH, Romania, 39INFN and Dipartimento interateneo di Fisica di Bari, Bari, Italy, 40IFIC, 41University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, 42Université de Lyon, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, IPN Lyon, 43Horia Hulubei National Institute of R and D for Physics and Nuclear Engineering, IFIN-HH, Romania, 44Horia Hulubei National Institute of R and D for Physics and Nuclear Engineering, IFIN-HH, Romania, 45University of Liverpool, Department of Physics, Liverpool, United Kingdom, 46University of Liverpool, Department of Physics, Liverpool, United Kingdom, 47ETH Zurich, Institute for Particle Physics, Zurich, Switzerland, 48STFC, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell Oxford, United Kingdom, 49APC, AstroParticule et Cosmologie, Université Paris Diderot, CNRS/IN2P3, CEA/Irfu, Observatoire de Paris, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Paris Cedex 13, France, 50LAPP, Université de Savoie, CNRS/IN2P3, Annecy-le-Vieux, France, 51Oxford University, Department of Physics, Oxford, United Kingdom, 52Université de Lyon, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, IPN Lyon, 53LAPP, Université de Savoie, CNRS/IN2P3, Annecy-le-Vieux, France, 54IRFU, CEA Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette, France, 55STFC, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell Oxford, United Kingdom, 56Queen Mary University of London, School of Physics, London, United Kingdom, 57ETH Zurich, Institute for Particle Physics, Zurich, Switzerland, 58LAPP, Université de Savoie, CNRS/IN2P3, Annecy-le-Vieux, France, 59UPMC, Université Paris Diderot, CNRS/IN2P3, Laboratoire de Physique Nucléaire et de Hautes Energies, 60CERN, Geneva, Switzerland, 61Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute, 62IRFU, CEA Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette, France, 63University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland, 64Oulu Southern Institute and Department of Physics, University of Oulu, Finland, 65ETH Zurich, Institute for Particle Physics, Zurich, Switzerland, 66University of Bern, Albert Einstein Center for Fundamental Physics, Laboratory for High Energy Physics, 67Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute, 68University of Bucharest, Faculty of Physics, Bucharest-Magurele, Romania, 69Physics Department, Lancaster University, Lancaster, United Kingdom, 70STFC, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell Oxford, United Kingdom, 71Université de Lyon, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, IPN Lyon, 72IRFU, CEA Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette, France, 73Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute, 74ETH Zurich, Institute for Particle Physics, Zurich, Switzerland, 75UPMC, Université Paris Diderot, CNRS/IN2P3, Laboratoire de Physique Nucléaire et de Hautes Energies, 76CERN, Geneva, Switzerland, 77IFIC, 78University of Bucharest, Faculty of Physics, Bucharest-Magurele, Romania, 79Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna, Moscow Region, Russia, 80APC, AstroParticule et Cosmologie, Université Paris Diderot, CNRS/IN2P3, CEA/Irfu, Observatoire de Paris, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Paris Cedex 13, France, 81Physics Department, Lancaster University, Lancaster, United Kingdom, 82University of Geneva, Section de Physique, DPNC, Geneva, Switzerland, 83University of Warwick, Department of Physics, Coventry, United Kingdom, 84High Energy Accelerator Research Organization, 85University of Bern, Albert Einstein Center for Fundamental Physics, Laboratory for High Energy Physics, 86University of Bern, Albert Einstein Center for Fundamental Physics, Laboratory for High Energy Physics, 87Oulu Southern Institute and Department of Physics, University of Oulu, Finland, 88ETH Zurich, Institute for Particle Physics, Zurich, Switzerland, 89University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland, 90STFC, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell Oxford, United Kingdom, 91Yerevan Physics Institute, Armenia, 92Institute for Nuclear Research of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, 93University of Bucharest, Faculty of Physics, Bucharest-Magurele, Romania, 94Department of Physics, University of Jyväskylä, Finland, 95Department of Physics, University of Jyväskylä, Finland, 96University of Geneva, Section de Physique, DPNC, Geneva, Switzerland, 97University of Bern, Albert Einstein Center for Fundamental Physics, Laboratory for High Energy Physics, 98Institute for Nuclear Research of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, 99Institute for Nuclear Research of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, 100Oulu Southern Institute and Department of Physics, University of Oulu, Finland, 101Institute for Nuclear Research of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, 102Physics Department, Lancaster University, Lancaster, United Kingdom, 103University of Geneva, Section de Physique, DPNC, Geneva, Switzerland, 104Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute, 105University of Bern, Albert Einstein Center for Fundamental Physics, Laboratory for High Energy Physics, 106APC, AstroParticule et Cosmologie, Université Paris Diderot, CNRS/IN2P3, CEA/Irfu, Observatoire de Paris, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Paris Cedex 13, France, 107Institute for Nuclear Research of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, 108Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom, 109Department of Physics, University of Jyväskylä, Finland, 110Oulu Southern Institute and Department of Physics, University of Oulu, Finland, 111National Centre for Nuclear Research, 112University of Bucharest, Faculty of Physics, Bucharest-Magurele, Romania, 113UPMC, Université Paris Diderot, CNRS/IN2P3, Laboratoire de Physique Nucléaire et de Hautes Energies, 114University of Warwick, Department of Physics, Coventry, United Kingdom, 115Department of Physics, University of Jyväskylä, Finland, 116STFC, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell Oxford, United Kingdom, 117Department of Physics, University of Jyväskylä, Finland, 118INFN and Dipartimento interateneo di Fisica di Bari, Bari, Italy, 119Horia Hulubei National Institute of R and D for Physics and Nuclear Engineering, IFIN-HH, Romania, 120Université de Lyon, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, IPN Lyon, 121University of Geneva, Section de Physique, DPNC, Geneva, Switzerland, 122Institute for Nuclear Research of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, 123University of Liverpool, Department of Physics, Liverpool, United Kingdom, 124IRFU, CEA Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette, France, 125University of Liverpool, Department of Physics, Liverpool, United Kingdom, 126INFN and Dipartimento interateneo di Fisica di Bari, Bari, Italy, 127Institute for Nuclear Research of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, 128University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, 129Horia Hulubei National Institute of R and D for Physics and Nuclear Engineering, IFIN-HH, Romania, 130University of Warwick, Department of Physics, Coventry, United Kingdom, 131University of Liverpool, Department of Physics, Liverpool, United Kingdom, 132ETH Zurich, Institute for Particle Physics, Zurich, Switzerland, 133Oulu Southern Institute and Department of Physics, University of Oulu, Finland, 134Iwate University, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Morioka, Iwate, Japan, 135Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute, 136ETH Zurich, Institute for Particle Physics, Zurich, Switzerland, 137ETH Zurich, Institute for Particle Physics, Zurich, Switzerland, 138University of Geneva, Section de Physique, DPNC, Geneva, Switzerland, 139Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute, 140Physics Department, Lancaster University, Lancaster, United Kingdom, 141STFC, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell Oxford, United Kingdom, 142Horia Hulubei National Institute of R and D for Physics and Nuclear Engineering, IFIN-HH, Romania, 143INFN Sezione di Napoli and Università di Napoli, Dipartimento di Fisica, Napoli, Italy, 144CERN, Geneva, Switzerland, 145Institute for Particle Physics Phenomenology, Department of Physics, Durham University, United Kingdom, 146APC, AstroParticule et Cosmologie, Université Paris Diderot, CNRS/IN2P3, CEA/Irfu, Observatoire de Paris, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Paris Cedex 13, France, 147University of Liverpool, Department of Physics, Liverpool, United Kingdom, 148Horia Hulubei National Institute of R and D for Physics and Nuclear Engineering, IFIN-HH, Romania, 149Université de Lyon, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, IPN Lyon, 150ETH Zurich, Institute for Particle Physics, Zurich, Switzerland, 151LAPP, Université de Savoie, CNRS/IN2P3, Annecy-le-Vieux, France, 152University of Bern, Albert Einstein Center for Fundamental Physics, Laboratory for High Energy Physics, 153UPMC, Université Paris Diderot, CNRS/IN2P3, Laboratoire de Physique Nucléaire et de Hautes Energies, 154National Centre for Nuclear Research, 155INFN and Dipartimento interateneo di Fisica di Bari, Bari, Italy, 156INFN and Dipartimento interateneo di Fisica di Bari, Bari, Italy, 157University of Warwick, Department of Physics, Coventry, United Kingdom, 158Physics Department, Lancaster University, Lancaster, United Kingdom, 159University of Geneva, Section de Physique, DPNC, Geneva, Switzerland, 160University of Geneva, Section de Physique, DPNC, Geneva, Switzerland, 161ETH Zurich, Institute for Particle Physics, Zurich, Switzerland, 162University of Bucharest, Faculty of Physics, Bucharest-Magurele, Romania, 163UPMC, Université Paris Diderot, CNRS/IN2P3, Laboratoire de Physique Nucléaire et de Hautes Energies, 164National Centre for Nuclear Research, 165ETH Zurich, Institute for Particle Physics, Zurich, Switzerland, 166University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland, 167Queen Mary University of London, School of Physics, London, United Kingdom, 168Horia Hulubei National Institute of R and D for Physics and Nuclear Engineering, IFIN-HH, Romania, 169High Energy Accelerator Research Organization, 170Oulu Southern Institute and Department of Physics, University of Oulu, Finland, 171High Energy Accelerator Research Organization, 172University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, 173University of Geneva, Section de Physique, DPNC, Geneva, Switzerland, 174ETH Zurich, Institute for Particle Physics, Zurich, Switzerland, 175ETH Zurich, Institute for Particle Physics, Zurich, Switzerland, 176CERN, Geneva, Switzerland, 177Oulu Southern Institute and Department of Physics, University of Oulu, Finland, 178IFIC, 179Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom, 180III. Physikalisches Institut, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany, 181Horia Hulubei National Institute of R and D for Physics and Nuclear Engineering, IFIN-HH, Romania, 182CERN, Geneva, Switzerland, 183Horia Hulubei National Institute of R and D for Physics and Nuclear Engineering, IFIN-HH, Romania, 184Horia Hulubei National Institute of R and D for Physics and Nuclear Engineering, IFIN-HH, Romania, 185Queen Mary University of London, School of Physics, London, United Kingdom, 186Horia Hulubei National Institute of R and D for Physics and Nuclear Engineering, IFIN-HH, Romania, 187University of Bern, Albert Einstein Center for Fundamental Physics, Laboratory for High Energy Physics, 188Department of Physics, University of Jyväskylä, Finland, 189Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute, 190National Centre for Nuclear Research, 191Queen Mary University of London, School of Physics, London, United Kingdom, 192Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom, 193Horia Hulubei National Institute of R and D for Physics and Nuclear Engineering, IFIN-HH, Romania, 194APC, AstroParticule et Cosmologie, Université Paris Diderot, CNRS/IN2P3, CEA/Irfu, Observatoire de Paris, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Paris Cedex 13, France, 195University of Liverpool, Department of Physics, Liverpool, United Kingdom, 196Department of Physics, University of Jyväskylä, Finland, 197St. Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia, Bulgaria, 198University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland, 199Oxford University, Department of Physics, Oxford, United Kingdom, 200Horia Hulubei National Institute of R and D for Physics and Nuclear Engineering, IFIN-HH, Romania, 201St. Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia, Bulgaria, 202APC, AstroParticule et Cosmologie, Université Paris Diderot, CNRS/IN2P3, CEA/Irfu, Observatoire de Paris, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Paris Cedex 13, France, 203IRFU, CEA Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette, France, 204CERN, Geneva, Switzerland, 205CERN, Geneva, Switzerland, 206ETH Zurich, Institute for Particle Physics, Zurich, Switzerland, 207CERN, Geneva, Switzerland, 208Department of Physics, University of Jyväskylä, Finland, 209Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute, 210STFC, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell Oxford, United Kingdom, 211Oxford University, Department of Physics, Oxford, United Kingdom, 212University of Bern, Albert Einstein Center for Fundamental Physics, Laboratory for High Energy Physics, 213III. Physikalisches Institut, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany, 214Queen Mary University of London, School of Physics, London, United Kingdom, 215ETH Zurich, Institute for Particle Physics, Zurich, Switzerland, 216Institute for Nuclear Research of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, 217National Centre for Nuclear Research, 218IRFU, CEA Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette, France

The next generation neutrino observatory proposed by the LBNO collaboration will address fundamental questions in particle and astroparticle physics. The experiment consists of a far detector, in its first stage a 20 kt LAr double phase TPC and a magnetised iron calorimeter, situated at 2300 km from CERN and a near detector based on a high-pressure argon gas TPC. The long baseline provides a unique opportunity to study neutrino flavour oscillations over their 1st and 2nd oscillation maxima exploring the $L/E$ behaviour, and distinguishing effects arising from $\delta_{CP}$ and matter. Read More

2013Oct
Authors: A. de Gouvea, K. Pitts, K. Scholberg, G. P. Zeller, J. Alonso, A. Bernstein, M. Bishai, S. Elliott, K. Heeger, K. Hoffman, P. Huber, L. J. Kaufman, B. Kayser, J. Link, C. Lunardini, B. Monreal, J. G. Morfin, H. Robertson, R. Tayloe, N. Tolich, K. Abazajian, T. Akiri, C. Albright, J. Asaadi, K. S Babu, A. B. Balantekin, P. Barbeau, M. Bass, A. Blake, A. Blondel, E. Blucher, N. Bowden, S. J. Brice, A. Bross, B. Carls, F. Cavanna, B. Choudhary, P. Coloma, A. Connolly, J. Conrad, M. Convery, R. L. Cooper, D. Cowen, H. da Motta, T. de Young, F. Di Lodovico, M. Diwan, Z. Djurcic, M. Dracos, S. Dodelson, Y. Efremenko, T. Ekelof, J. L. Feng, B. Fleming, J. Formaggio, A. Friedland, G. Fuller, H. Gallagher, S. Geer, M. Gilchriese, M. Goodman, D. Grant, G. Gratta, C. Hall, F. Halzen, D. Harris, M. Heffner, R. Henning, J. L. Hewett, R. Hill, A. Himmel, G. Horton-Smith, A. Karle, T. Katori, E. Kearns, S. Kettell, J. Klein, Y. Kim, Y. K. Kim, Yu. Kolomensky, M. Kordosky, Yu. Kudenko, V. A. Kudryavtsev, K. Lande, K. Lang, R. Lanza, K. Lau, H. Lee, Z. Li, B. R. Littlejohn, C. J. Lin, D. Liu, H. Liu, K. Long, W. Louis, K. B. Luk, W. Marciano, C. Mariani, M. Marshak, C. Mauger, K. T. McDonald, K. McFarland, R. McKeown, M. Messier, S. R. Mishra, U. Mosel, P. Mumm, T. Nakaya, J. K. Nelson, D. Nygren, G. D. Orebi Gann, J. Osta, O. Palamara, J. Paley, V. Papadimitriou, S. Parke, Z. Parsa, R. Patterson, A. Piepke, R. Plunkett, A. Poon, X. Qian, J. Raaf, R. Rameika, M. Ramsey-Musolf, B. Rebel, R. Roser, J. Rosner, C. Rott, G. Rybka, H. Sahoo, S. Sangiorgio, D. Schmitz, R. Shrock, M. Shaevitz, N. Smith, M. Smy, H. Sobel, P. Sorensen, A. Sousa, J. Spitz, T. Strauss, R. Svoboda, H. A. Tanaka, J. Thomas, X. Tian, R. Tschirhart, C. Tully, K. Van Bibber, R. G. Van de Water, P. Vahle, P. Vogel, C. W. Walter, D. Wark, M. Wascko, D. Webber, H. Weerts, C. White, H. White, L. Whitehead, R. J. Wilson, L. Winslow, T Wongjirad, E. Worcester, M. Yokoyama, J. Yoo, E. D. Zimmerman

This document represents the response of the Intensity Frontier Neutrino Working Group to the Snowmass charge. We summarize the current status of neutrino physics and identify many exciting future opportunities for studying the properties of neutrinos and for addressing important physics and astrophysics questions with neutrinos. Read More

This white paper describes LAr1-ND and the compelling physics it brings first in Phase 1 and next towards the full LAr1 program. In addition, LAr1-ND serves as a key step in the development toward large-scale LArTPC detectors. Its development goals will encompass testing existing and possibly innovative designs for LBNE while at the same time providing a training ground for teams working towards LBNE combining timely neutrino physics with experience in detector development. Read More

2013Aug
Authors: OPERA Collaboration, N. Agafonova, A. Aleksandrov, A. Anokhina, S. Aoki, A. Ariga, T. Ariga, T. Asada, D. Autiero, A. Badertscher, A. Ben Dhahbi, D. Bender, A. Bertolin, C. Bozza, R. Brugnera, G. Brunetti, B. Buettner, S. Buontempo, L. Chaussard, M. Chernyavskiy, V. Chiarella, A. Chukanov, L. Consiglio, N. D'Ambrosio, P. Del Amo Sanchez, G. De Lellis, M. De Serio, A. Di Crescenzo, D. Di Ferdinando, N. Di Marco, S. Dmitrievski, M. Dracos, D. Duchesneau, S. Dusini, J. Ebert, A. Ereditato, J. Favier, T. Ferber, R. A. Fini, T. Fukuda, A. Garfagnini, G. Giacomelli, C. Goellnitz, J. Goldberg, Y. Gornushkin, G. Grella, F. Grianti, A. M. Guler, C. Gustavino, C. Hagner, K. Hakamata, T. Hara, T. Hayakawa, M. Hierholzer, A. Hollnagel, B. Hosseini, H. Ishida, K. Ishiguro, M. Ishikawa, K. Jakovcic, C. Jollet, C. Kamiscioglu, M. Kamiscioglu, T. Katsuragawa, H. Kawahara, J. Kawada, J. H. Kim, S. H. Kim, M. Kimura, N. Kitagawa, B. Klicek, K. Kodama, M. Komatsu, U. Kose, I. Kreslo, A. Lauria, J. Lenkeit, A. Ljubicic, A. Longhin, P. Loverre, A. Malgin, G. Mandrioli, J. Marteau, T. Matsuo, V. Matveev, N. Mauri, E. Medinaceli, A. Meregaglia, P. Migliozzi, S. Mikado, A. Minotti, M. Miyanishi, E. Miyashita, P. Monacelli, M. C. Montesi, K. Morishima, M. T. Muciaccia, N. Naganawa, T. Naka, M. Nakamura, T. Nakano, Y. Nakatsuka, K. Niwa, S. Ogawa, N. Okateva, A. Olshevsky, T. Omura, K. Ozaki, A. Paoloni, B. D. Park, I. G. Park, A. Pastore, L. Patrizii, E. Pennacchio, H. Pessard, C. Pistillo, D. Podgrudkov, N. Polukhina, M. Pozzato, K. Pretzl, F. Pupilli, R. Rescigno, M. Roda, T. Roganova, H. Rokujo, G. Rosa, I. Rostovtseva, A. Rubbia, A. Russo, O. Ryazhskaya, O. Sato, Y. Sato, A. Schembri, W. Schmidt-Parzefall, I. Shakiryanova, T. Schcedrina, A. Sheshukov, H. Shibuya, T. Shiraishi, G. Shoziyoev, S. Simone, M. Sioli, C. Sirignano, G. Sirri, M. Spinetti, L. Stanco, N. Starkov, S. M. Stellacci, M. Stipcevic, T. Strauss, P. Strolin, K. Suzuki, S. Takahashi, M. Tenti, F. Terranova, V. Tioukov, P. Tolun, S. Tufanli, P. Vilain, M. Vladimirov, L. Votano, J. L. Vuilleumier, G. Wilquet, B. Wonsak, C. S. Yoon, J. Yoshida, M. Yoshimoto, Y. Zaitsev, S. Zemskova, A. Zghiche

The OPERA neutrino experiment is designed to perform the first observation of neutrino oscillations in direct appearance mode in the $\nu_\mu \to \nu_\tau$ channel, via the detection of the $\tau$-leptons created in charged current $\nu_\tau$ interactions. The detector, located in the underground Gran Sasso Laboratory, consists of an emulsion/lead target with an average mass of about 1.2 kt, complemented by electronic detectors. Read More

From April to July 2013 the Snowmass Young Physicists (SYP) administered an online survey collecting the opinions and concerns of the High Energy Physics (HEP) community. The aim of this survey is to provide input into the long term planning meeting known as the Community Summer Study (CSS), or Snowmass on the Mississippi. In total, 1112 respondents took part in the survey including 74 people who had received their training within HEP and have since left for non-academic jobs. Read More

A workshop was held at Fermilab on March 20-21, 2013 to discuss the development of liquid argon time projection chambers (LArTPC) in the United States. The workshop was organized under the auspices of the Coordinating Panel for Advanced Detectors, a body that was initiated by the American Physical Society Division of Particles and Fields. All presentations at the workshop were made in plenary sessions organized into seven topical categories: $i)$ Argon Purity, $ii)$ Cryogenics, $iii)$ TPC and High Voltage, $iv)$ Electronics, Data Acquisition and Triggering, $v)$ Scintillation Light Detection, $vi)$ Calibration and Test Beams, and $vii)$ Software. Read More

The Liquid Argon Time Projection Chamber (LArTPC) is a prime type of detector for future large-mass neutrino observatories and proton decay searches. In this paper we present the design and operation, as well as experimental results from ARGONTUBE, a LArTPC being operated at the AEC-LHEP, University of Bern. The main goal of this detector is to prove the feasibility of charge drift over very long distances in liquid argon. Read More

2013Mar
Authors: OPERA collaboration, N. Agafonova, A. Aleksandrov, A. Anokhina, S. Aoki, A. Ariga, T. Ariga, D. Autiero, A. Badertscher, A. Ben Dhahbi, A. Bertolin, C. Bozza, R. Brugnera, F. Brunet, G. Brunetti, B. Buettner, S. Buontempo, L. Chaussard, M. Chernyavsky, V. Chiarella, A. Chukanov, L. Consiglio, N. D'Ambrosio, G. De Lellis, M. De Serio, P. del Amo Sanchez, A. Di Crescenzo, D. Di Ferdinando, N. Di Marco, S. Dmitrievsky, M. Dracos, D. Duchesneau, S. Dusini, T. Dzhatdoev, J. Ebert, A. Ereditato, T. Ferber, R. A. Fini, T. Fukuda, A. Garfagnini, G. Giacomelli, C. Goellnitz, J. Goldberg, Y. Gornushkin, G. Grella, F. Grianti, A. M. Guler, C. Gustavino, C. Hagner, K. Hamada, T. Hara, M. Hierholzer, A. Hollnagel, B. Hosseini, H. Ishida, K. Ishiguro, K. Jakovcic, C. Jollet, F. Juget, C. Kamiscioglu, M. Kamiscioglu, J. Kawada, J. H. Kim, S. H. Kim, M. Kimura, N. Kitagawa, B. Klicek, K. Kodama, M. Komatsu, U. Kose, I. Kreslo, A. Lauria, J. Lenkeit, A. Ljubicic, A. Longhin, P. Loverre, A. Malgin, C. Mancini-Terracciano, G. Mandrioli, J. Marteau, T. Matsuo, V. Matveev, N. Mauri, E. Medinaceli, F. W. Meisel, A. Meregaglia, P. Migliozzi, S. Mikado, A. Minotti, P. Monacelli, M. C. Montesi, K. Morishima, M. T. Muciaccia, M. Nakamura, T. Nakano, Y. Nakatsuka, D. Naumov, K. Niwa, S. Ogawa, N. Okateva, A. Olchevsky, T. Omura, K. Ozaki, A. Paoloni, B. D. Park, I. G. Park, A. Pastore, L. Patrizii, E. Pennacchio, H. Pessard, C. Pistillo, D. Podgrudkov, N. Polukhina, M. Pozzato, K. Pretzl, F. Pupilli, R. Rescigno, M. Roda, T. Roganova, H. Rokujo, G. Rosa, I. Rostovtseva, A. Rubbia, A. Russo, O. Ryazhskaya, O. Sato, Y. Sato, T. Schchedrina, A. Schembri, W. Schmidt-Parzefall, I. Shakiryanova, A. Sheshukov, H. Shibuya, T. Shiraishi, G. Shoziyoev, S. Simone, M. Sioli, C. Sirignano, G. Sirri, M. Spinetti, L. Stanco, N. Starkov, S. M. Stellacci, M. Stipcevic, T. Strauss, P. Strolin, K. Suzuki, S. Takahashi, M. Tenti, F. Terranova, V. Tioukov, P. Tolun, S. Tufanli, P. Vilain, M. Vladimirov, L. Votano, J. -L. Vuilleumier, G. Wilquet, B. Wonsak, C. S. Yoon, J. Yoshida, Y. Zaitsev, S. Zemskova, A. Zghiche

A first result of the search for \numu $\rightarrow$ \nue oscillations in the OPERA experiment, located at the Gran Sasso Underground Laboratory, is presented. The experiment looked for the appearance of \nue in the CNGS neutrino beam using the data collected in 2008 and 2009. Data are compatible with the non-oscillation hypothesis in the three-flavour mixing model. Read More

2012Dec
Authors: The OPERA Collaboration, T. Adam, N. Agafonova, A. Aleksandrov, A. Anokhina, S. Aoki, A. Ariga, T. Ariga, D. Autiero, A. Badertscher, A. Ben Dhahbi, M. Beretta, A. Bertolin, C. Bozza, T. Brugière, R. Brugnera, F. Brunet, G. Brunetti, B. Buettner, S. Buontempo, B. Carlus, F. Cavanna, A. Cazes, L. Chaussard, M. Chernyavsky, V. Chiarella, A. Chukanov, N. D'Ambrosio, G. De Lellis, M. De Serio, P. del Amo Sanchez, A. Di Crescenzo, D. Di Ferdinando, N. Di Marco, S. Dmitrievsky, M. Dracos, D. Duchesneau, S. Dusini, T. Dzhatdoev, J. Ebert, A. Ereditato, L. S. Esposito, J. Favier, G. Felici, T. Ferber, R. A. Fini, T. Fukuda, A. Garfagnini, G. Giacomelli, C. Girerd, C. Goellnitz, J. Goldberg, D. Golubkov, Y. Gornushkin, G. Grella, F. Grianti, C. Guerin, A. M. Guler, C. Gustavino, C. Hagner, K. Hamada, T. Hara, M. Hierholzer, A. Hollnagel, H. Ishida, K. Ishiguro, K. Jakovcic, C. Jollet, C. Kamiscioglu, M. Kamiscioglu, J. Kawada, J. H. Kim, S. H. Kim, M. Kimura, N. Kitagawa, B. Klicek, K. Kodama, M. Komatsu, U. Kose, I. Kreslo, A. Lauria, C. Lazzaro, J. Lenkeit, A. Ljubicic, A. Longhin, C. Mancini-Terracciano, A. Malgin, G. Mandrioli, J. Marteau, T. Matsuo, V. Matveev, N. Mauri, E. Medinaceli, A. Meregaglia, P. Migliozzi, S. Mikado, P. Monacelli, M. C. Montesi, K. Morishima, U. Moser, M. T. Muciaccia, M. Nakamura, T. Nakano, Y. Nakatsuka, D. Naumov, V. Nikitina, S. Ogawa, A. Olchevsky, K. Ozaki, O. Palamara, A. Paoloni, B. D. Park, I. G. Park, A. Pastore, L. Patrizii, E. Pennacchio, H. Pessard, C. Pistillo, D. Podgrudkov, N. Polukhina, M. Pozzato, K. Pretzl, F. Pupilli, R. Rescigno, M. Roda, T. Roganova, H. Rokujo, G. Rosa, I. Rostovtseva, A. Rubbia, A. Russo, O. Ryazhskaya, O. Sato, Y. Sato, A. Schembri, W. Schmidt-Parzefall, J. Schuler, I. Shakiryanova, A. Sheshukov, H. Shibuya, G. Shoziyoev, S. Simone, M. Sioli, C. Sirignano, G. Sirri, J. S. Song, M. Spinetti, L. Stanco, N. Starkov, S. M. Stellacci, M. Stipcevic, T. Strauss, S. Takahashi, M. Tenti, F. Terranova, V. Tioukov, P. Tolun, S. Tufanli, P. Vilain, M. Vladimirov, L. Votano, J. L. Vuilleumier, G. Wilquet, B. Wonsak, J. Wurtz, C. S. Yoon, J. Yoshida, Y. Zaitsev, S. Zemskova, A. Zghiche, R. Zimmermann

In spring 2012 CERN provided two weeks of a short bunch proton beam dedicated to the neutrino velocity measurement over a distance of 730 km. The OPERA neutrino experiment at the underground Gran Sasso Laboratory used an upgraded setup compared to the 2011 measurements, improving the measurement time accuracy. An independent timing system based on the Resistive Plate Chambers was exploited providing a time accuracy of $\sim$1 ns. Read More

2011Sep
Authors: The OPERA Collaboration, T. Adam, N. Agafonova, A. Aleksandrov, O. Altinok, P. Alvarez Sanchez, A. Anokhina, S. Aoki, A. Ariga, T. Ariga, D. Autiero, A. Badertscher, A. Ben Dhahbi, A. Bertolin, C. Bozza, T. Brugiere, R. Brugnera, F. Brunet, G. Brunetti, S. Buontempo, B. Carlus, F. Cavanna, A. Cazes, L. Chaussard, M. Chernyavsky, V. Chiarella, A. Chukanov, G. Colosimo, M. Crespi, N. D'Ambrosio, G. De Lellis, M. De Serio, Y. Declais, P. del Amo Sanchez, F. Di Capua, A. Di Crescenzo, D. Di Ferdinando, N. Di Marco, S. Dmitrievsky, M. Dracos, D. Duchesneau, S. Dusini, T. Dzhatdoev, J. Ebert, I. Efthymiopoulos, O. Egorov, A. Ereditato, L. S. Esposito, J. Favier, T. Ferber, R. A. Fini, T. Fukuda, A. Garfagnini, G. Giacomelli, M. Giorgini, M. Giovannozzi, C. Girerd, J. Goldberg, C. Gollnitz, D. Golubkov, L. Goncharova, Y. Gornushkin, G. Grella, F. Grianti, E. Gschwendtner, C. Guerin, A. M. Guler, C. Gustavino, C. Hagner, K. Hamada, T. Hara, R. Enikeev, M. Hierholzer, A. Hollnagel, M. Ieva, H. Ishida, K. Ishiguro, K. Jakovcic, C. Jollet, M. Jones, F. Juget, M. Kamiscioglu, J. Kawada, S. H. Kim, M. Kimura, E. Kiritsis, N. Kitagawa, B. Klicek, J. Knuesel, K. Kodama, M. Komatsu, U. Kose, I. Kreslo, C. Lazzaro, J. Lenkeit, A. Ljubicic, A. Longhin, A. Malgin, G. Mandrioli, J. Marteau, T. Matsuo, V. Matveev, N. Mauri, A. Mazzoni, E. Medinaceli, F. Meisel, A. Meregaglia, P. Migliozzi, S. Mikado, D. Missiaen, P. Monacelli, K. Morishima, U. Moser, M. T. Muciaccia, N. Naganawa, T. Naka, M. Nakamura, T. Nakano, Y. Nakatsuka, D. Naumov, V. Nikitina, F. Nitti, S. Ogawa, N. Okateva, A. Olchevsky, O. Palamara, A. Paoloni, B. D. Park, I. G. Park, A. Pastore, L. Patrizii, E. Pennacchio, H. Pessard, C. Pistillo, N. Polukhina, M. Pozzato, K. Pretzl, F. Pupilli, R. Rescigno, F. Riguzzi, T. Roganova, H. Rokujo, G. Rosa, I. Rostovtseva, A. Rubbia, A. Russo, V. Ryasny, O. Ryazhskaya, O. Sato, Y. Sato, Z. Sahnoun, A. Schembri, J. Schuler, L. Scotto Lavina, J. Serrano, I. Shakiryanova, A. Sheshukov, H. Shibuya, G. Shoziyoev, S. Simone, M. Sioli, C. Sirignano, G. Sirri, J. S. Song, M. Spinetti, L. Stanco, N. Starkov, S. Stellacci, M. Stipcevic, T. Strauss, S. Takahashi, M. Tenti, F. Terranova, I. Tezuka, V. Tioukov, P. Tolun, N. T. Tran, S. Tufanli, P. Vilain, M. Vladimirov, L. Votano, J. -L. Vuilleumier, G. Wilquet, B. Wonsak, J. Wurtz, V. Yakushev, C. S. Yoon, J. Yoshida, Y. Zaitsev, S. Zemskova, A. Zghiche

The OPERA neutrino experiment at the underground Gran Sasso Laboratory has measured the velocity of neutrinos from the CERN CNGS beam over a baseline of about 730 km. The measurement is based on data taken by OPERA in the years 2009, 2010 and 2011. Dedicated upgrades of the CNGS timing system and of the OPERA detector, as well as a high precision geodesy campaign for the measurement of the neutrino baseline, allowed reaching comparable systematic and statistical accuracies. Read More

2011Jun
Authors: T2K Collaboration, N. Abgrall1, H. Aihara2, Y. Ajima3, J. B. Albert4, D. Allan5, P. -A. Amaudruz6, C. Andreopoulos7, B. Andrieu8, M. D. Anerella9, C. Angelsen10, S. Aoki11, O. Araoka12, J. Argyriades13, A. Ariga14, T. Ariga15, S. Assylbekov16, J. P. A. M. de André17, D. Autiero18, A. Badertscher19, O. Ballester20, M. Barbi21, G. J. Barker22, P. Baron23, G. Barr24, L. Bartoszek25, M. Batkiewicz26, F. Bay27, S. Bentham28, V. Berardi29, B. E. Berger30, H. Berns31, I. Bertram32, M. Besnier33, J. Beucher34, D. Beznosko35, S. Bhadra36, P. Birney37, D. Bishop38, E. Blackmore39, F. d. M. Blaszczyk40, J. Blocki41, A. Blondel42, A. Bodek43, C. Bojechko44, J. Bouchez45, T. Boussuge46, S. B. Boyd47, M. Boyer48, N. Braam49, R. Bradford50, A. Bravar51, K. Briggs52, J. D. Brinson53, C. Bronner54, D. G. Brook-Roberge55, M. Bryant56, N. Buchanan57, H. Budd58, M. Cadabeschi59, R. G. Calland60, D. Calvet61, J. Caravaca Rodríguez62, J. Carroll63, S. L. Cartwright64, A. Carver65, R. Castillo66, M. G. Catanesi67, C. Cavata68, A. Cazes69, A. Cervera70, J. P. Charrier71, C. Chavez72, S. Choi73, S. Chollet74, G. Christodoulou75, P. Colas76, J. Coleman77, W. Coleman78, G. Collazuol79, K. Connolly80, P. Cooke81, A. Curioni82, A. Dabrowska83, I. Danko84, R. Das85, G. S. Davies86, S. Davis87, M. Day88, X. De La Broise89, P. de Perio90, G. De Rosa91, T. Dealtry92, A. Debraine93, E. Delagnes94, A. Delbart95, C. Densham96, F. Di Lodovico97, S. Di Luise98, P. Dinh Tran99, J. Dobson100, J. Doornbos101, U. Dore102, O. Drapier103, F. Druillole104, F. Dufour105, J. Dumarchez106, T. Durkin107, S. Dytman108, M. Dziewiecki109, M. Dziomba110, B. Ellison111, S. Emery112, A. Ereditato113, J. E. Escallier114, L. Escudero115, L. S. Esposito116, W. Faszer117, M. Fechner118, A. Ferrero119, A. Finch120, C. Fisher121, M. Fitton122, R. Flight123, D. Forbush124, E. Frank125, K. Fransham126, Y. Fujii127, Y. Fukuda128, M. Gallop129, V. Galymov130, G. L. Ganetis131, F. C. Gannaway132, A. Gaudin133, J. Gaweda134, A. Gendotti135, M. George136, S. Giffin137, C. Giganti138, K. Gilje139, I. Giomataris140, J. Giraud141, A. K. Ghosh142, T. Golan143, M. Goldhaber144, J. J. Gomez-Cadenas145, S. Gomi146, M. Gonin147, M. Goyette148, A. Grant149, N. Grant150, F. Grañena151, S. Greenwood152, P. Gumplinger153, P. Guzowski154, M. D. Haigh155, K. Hamano156, C. Hansen157, T. Hara158, P. F. Harrison159, B. Hartfiel160, M. Hartz161, T. Haruyama162, R. Hasanen163, T. Hasegawa164, N. C. Hastings165, S. Hastings166, A. Hatzikoutelis167, K. Hayashi168, Y. Hayato169, T. D. J. Haycock170, C. Hearty171, R. L. Helmer172, R. Henderson173, S. Herlant174, N. Higashi175, J. Hignight176, K. Hiraide177, E. Hirose178, J. Holeczek179, N. Honkanen180, S. Horikawa181, A. Hyndman182, A. K. Ichikawa183, K. Ieki184, M. Ieva185, M. Iida186, M. Ikeda187, J. Ilic188,