The Palo Verde reactor neutrino experiment a test for long baseline neutrino oscillations

F. Boehm, J. Busenitz, J. Cornis, Michael Dugger, G. Gratta, J. Hanson, H. Henrikson, D. Lawrence, D. Michael, L. Miller, V. M. Novikov, A. Piepke, S. Pittalwala, Barry Ritchie, D. Tracy, A. Vital, J. P. Vogel, Y. F. Wang, R. Wilferd, J. WolfS. Young

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Abstract

Our collaboration has installed a long baseline neutrino oscillation experiment at the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station in Arizona. 12 tons of Gd loaded liquid scintillator, in a segmented detector, are used to search for v̄e ↔ v̄x oscillations at 740 m distance to three reactors. The anti-neutrino capture on the proton serves as detection reaction. The experiment is expected to reach a sensitivity of Δm2 > 1.3 · 10-3 eV2 and sin22Θ > 0.1. Our range of sensitivity is tuned to test the vμ ↔ ve solution of the atmospheric neutrino anomaly.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)191-194
Number of pages4
JournalNuclear Physics B - Proceedings Supplements
Volume70
Issue number1-3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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