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EMPHATIC: Table-top Hadron Scattering Measurements for Improved Neutrino Flux Predictions

Aug 2, 2022, 6:00 PM
20m
Wasatch B

Wasatch B

Talk WG2: Neutrino Scattering Physics WG2: Neutrino Scattering Physics

Speaker

Jonathan Paley (Fermilab)

Description

State-of-the-art predictions of accelerator-based neutrino fluxes have uncertainties ranging from 5-15%, dominated by hadron production uncertainties. The EMPHATIC Collaboration has proposed a unique, compact spectrometer to measure hadron-scattering and hadron-production cross sections that are needed to reduce neutrino flux uncertainties for current and future neutrino experiments to the few-percent level. In this talk I present an overview of the motivation, design and run plan of the experiment, and progress in data collection and analysis.

Attendance type In-person presentation

Primary author

Jonathan Paley (Fermilab)

Presentation materials