Measurements of the T2K neutrino beam properties using the INGRID on-axis near detector
Barker, Gary John, Boyd, Steve B., Carver, Antony, Harrison, P. F., Litchfield, Reuban P., Morgan, B. (Ben), Scully, D. I. and Whitehead, Leigh (2012) Measurements of the T2K neutrino beam properties using the INGRID on-axis near detector. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, Volume 694 . pp. 211-223. ISSN 0168-9002Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2012.03.023
Precise measurement of neutrino beam direction and intensity was achieved based on a new concept with modularized neutrino detectors. INGRID (Interactive Neutrino GRID) is an on-axis near detector for the T2K long baseline neutrino oscillation experiment. INGRID consists of 16 identical modules arranged in horizontal and vertical arrays around the beam center. The module has a sandwich structure of iron target plates and scintillator trackers. INGRID directly monitors the muon neutrino beam profile center and intensity using the number of observed neutrino events in each module. The neutrino beam direction is measured with accuracy better than 0.4 mrad from the measured profile center. The normalized event rate is measured with 4% precision.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Physics|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment|
|Page Range:||pp. 211-223|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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