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Understanding the NuMI Flux for MINERvA

Sep 12, 2014, 6:00 PM
1h 30m
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Speaker

Dr Deborah Harris (Fermilab)

Description

The Neutrinos at the Main Injector (NuMI) beamline delivers intense neutrino and anti-neutrino beams in an energy range of 2-20 GeV. Understanding these fluxes is crucial for measuring absolute cross sections in MINERvA. Three techniques for constraining these fluxes are being considered in MINERvA: in situ neutrino event rate measurements, external hadron production data and in situ muon flux measurements. This poster will present these three strategies and the status of each one.

Primary author

Dr Deborah Harris (Fermilab)

Presentation materials