July 31, 2017 to August 4, 2017
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
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Measurement of Neutrino-Electron Elastic Scattering at NOvA Near Detector

Aug 1, 2017, 3:00 PM
Ramsey Auditorium (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory)

Ramsey Auditorium

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Presentation Neutrino Physics Neutrino Physics


Prof. Jianming Bian (University of California, Irvine)


NOvA is a long-baseline accelerator-based neutrino oscillation experiment that is optimized for electron-neutrino appearance measurements. It uses the upgraded NuMI beam from Fermilab and consists of a Far Detector in Ash River, Minnesota and a Near Detector at Fermilab. An accurate prediction of the neutrino flux is key to both oscillation and cross-section measurements. The precisely known neutrino-electron elastic scattering cross section provides an in situ constraint on the absolute flux. This talk discusses the status of the measurement of the rate of neutrino-electron elastic scattering in the NOvA Near Detector.

Primary author

Prof. Jianming Bian (University of California, Irvine)

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