Calibration strategy of the JUNO experiment

Abusleme, Angel, Adam, Thomas, Ahmad, Shakeel, Ahmed, Rizwan, Aiello, Sebastiano, Akram, Muhammad, An, Fengpeng, An, Guangpeng, An, Qi, Andronico, Giuseppe, Anfimov, Nikolay, Antonelli, Vito, Antoshkina, Tatiana, Asavapibhop, Burin, Sogo-Bezerra, Thiago, The JUNO collaboration, and others, (2021) Calibration strategy of the JUNO experiment. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2021 (4). pp. 1-31. ISSN 1029-8479

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Abstract

We present the calibration strategy for the 20 kton liquid scintillator central detector of the Jiangmen Underground Neutrino Observatory (JUNO). By utilizing a comprehensive multiple-source and multiple-positional calibration program, in combination with a novel dual calorimetry technique exploiting two independent photosensors and readout systems, we demonstrate that the JUNO central detector can achieve a better than 1% energy linearity and a 3% effective energy resolution, required by the neutrino mass ordering determination.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Neutrino Detectors and Telescopes (experiments)
Schools and Departments: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences > Physics and Astronomy
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Date Deposited: 15 Nov 2021 13:51
Last Modified: 15 Nov 2021 14:15
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/102880

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