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10-15 August 2015
Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Físicas
Brazil/East timezone

Study of the impact of using directionality to investigate geophysical models via the $\bar{\nu}_{e}+e^{-}$ elastic scattering interaction

Not scheduled
20m
Ministro João Alberto Lins de Barros auditorium (Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Físicas)

Ministro João Alberto Lins de Barros auditorium

Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Físicas

Rua Dr. Xavier Sigaud 150 Urca - Rio de Janeiro - RJ BRAZIL
Poster Working group 2: Neutrino Scattering Physics

Speaker

Mr Roger Rodrigo Galindo Orjuela (Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria)

Description

The $\nu_{e}$ from radioactive decays (238U, 232Th, 40K) inside the Earth, called geoneutrinos provide the best way to investigate the composition of the Earth. First experimental results and evidence of these neutrinos were observed by KamLAND and Borexino utilising the inverse beta decay process. Using this process the directionality of the neutrino can not be measured making the measurements sensitive only to the bulk composition. In our study utilising the Likelihood ratio test, we investigate ̄$\bar{\nu} + e$ elastic scattering as a technique to measure the neutrino directionality and the geochemical structure of the Earth. Such a measurement could take place at the proposed ANDES laboratory to be completed in 2022 in Chile.

Primary authors

Dr Jonathan Miller (Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria) Mr Roger Rodrigo Galindo Orjuela (Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria)

Co-author

Dr Claudio Dib (Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria)

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