Double Chooz and a history of reactor θ<inf>13</inf> experiments

Suekane, Fumihiko and Junqueira de Castro Bezerra, Thiago (2016) Double Chooz and a history of reactor θ<inf>13</inf> experiments. Nuclear Physics B, 908. pp. 74-93. ISSN 0550-3213

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Abstract

This is a contribution paper from the Double Chooz (DC) experiment to the special issue of Nuclear Physics B on the topics of neutrino oscillations, celebrating the recent Nobel prize to Profs. T. Kajita and A.B. McDonald. DC is a reactor neutrino experiment which measures the last neutrino mixing angle θ13. The DC group presented an indication of disappearance of the reactor neutrinos at a baseline of ∼1 km for the first time in 2011 and is improving the measurement of θ13. DC is a pioneering experiment of this research field. In accordance with the nature of this special issue, physics and history of the reactor-θ13 experiments, as well as the Double Chooz experiment and its neutrino oscillation analyses, are reviewed.

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Schools and Departments: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences > Physics and Astronomy
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Date Deposited: 15 Nov 2021 17:43
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URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/102895

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