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In previous versions, the muon front end was matched to 201.25 MHz, the baseline Fermilab Linac acceleration frequency. In this note we rematch the front end to 325 MHz, a baseline acceleration frequency for Project X. The rematch requires shorter, higher-gradient rf cavities, but results in a more compact and possibly more affordable system. We demonstrate that a 325 MHz system is possible with s ... More
Presented by David NEUFFER
Session: WG3
Presented by David NEUFFER on 20 Aug 2013 at 5:00 PM
Session: J34
Presented by Akira SATO on 23 Aug 2013 at 10:30 AM
We present a staged approach for muon based facilities for intensity and energy frontier science, building upon existing and proposed facilities at Fermilab. Each stage would provide both a project exploring new physics as well as provide an R&D platform to develop technology needed for following stages. The program could begin with nuSTORM, which would provide precision neutrino measurements whi ... More
Presented by David NEUFFER
Session: J34
Presented by David NEUFFER on 22 Aug 2013 at 9:00 AM
Presented by Dr. Paul SOLER on 24 Aug 2013 at 9:00 AM
Presented by Prof. Jingyu TANG on 19 Aug 2013 at 3:00 PM
Track: Muon Physics
The first muon source with a pion capture system was build at RCNP, Osaka University in 2009. We successfully demonstrated its beam performance to provide a high intense DC muon beam. In 2013, construction of a new beam line for the MuSIC muon beam will be started. The beam line is dedicated for muon science with a low intensity muon beam, such as muSR measurements and experiments with muonic X-ra ... More
Presented by Dr. Akira SATO
Track: Accelerator Physics
The new baseline to accelerate muons to 10 GeV is presented. It involves a single pass linac to 0.8 GeV, followed by 4.5-pass RLA to 2.8 GeV and finally another 4.5-pass RLA to 10 GeV. All linacs are based on 201 MHz SRF with different styles of cryo-modules. The accelerator complex assumes a horizontal in-plane layout of all tree components, with compact transfer lines (a double-arc chicane) in b ... More
Presented by Dr. Alex BOGACZ
Submitted by WG4 conveners
Presented by Yoshi KUNO
Session: WG4
Track: Muon Physics
Presented by Prof. Yoshitaka KUNO on 21 Aug 2013 at 4:40 PM
Session: WG1
Presented by Mr. Xiaochuan LU on 22 Aug 2013 at 9:30 AM
Session: WG2
Presented by Dr. Charles TAYLOR on 23 Aug 2013 at 10:55 AM
Session: WG2
Presented by Dr. David HADLEY on 20 Aug 2013 at 10:55 AM
Session: WG2
Presented by Dr. Nicholas GRAF on 20 Aug 2013 at 11:20 AM
Session: WG2
Presented by Steven MANLY on 23 Aug 2013 at 11:20 AM
Session: WG4
Presented by Ye YUAN on 21 Aug 2013 at 2:45 PM
Session: WG3
Presented by Dr. Zhihui LI on 21 Aug 2013 at 4:30 PM
Session: WG3
Presented by Prof. Yoshiharu MORI
Track: Accelerator Physics
Possibility of cw beam acceleration with scaling FFAGs is presented.
Presented by Prof. Yoshiharu MORI
Session: WG1
Track: Neutrino Oscillation Physics
The value of the last mixing angle theta13 has been measured the Daya Bay Reactor Neutrino Experiment, followed by consistent results from RENO and Double Chooz. Its large value, compared with most speculated values before its discovery, creates a unique opportunity in resolving neutrino mass hierarchy (MH) using medium-baseline reactor antineutrino experiments employing massive liquid scintillato ... More
Presented by Dr. Wei WANG on 21 Aug 2013 at 1:30 PM
Session: WG2
Track: Neutrino Scattering Physics
MINERvA is a few GeV neutrino-nucleus scattering experiment located in the high intensity NuMI beam line at Fermilab. MINERvA aims to make precision measurements of low energy neutrino interactions, both in support of neutrino oscillation experiments and as a pure weak probe of the nuclear medium. The experiment employs a fine-grained, high resolution detector. The active region is composed of pla ... More
Presented by Prof. Alessandro BRAVAR on 21 Aug 2013 at 4:50 PM
Session: WG2
This talk will be devoted to the precision measurements of Coherent-Rho0 production in neutrino neutral current scattering. The new results from the NOMAD data will be presented, which shows the first observation of Coherent-Rho0. Future prospects of such measurements in the proposed high-resolution LBNE-ND will be outlined.
Presented by Mr. Hongyue DUYANG on 22 Aug 2013 at 8:30 AM
Session: WG3
Presented by Mr. Philippe VELTEN on 20 Aug 2013 at 11:30 AM
A design study for a long baseline neutrino oscillation experiment (LBNO) with a new conventional neutrino beam line facility (CN2PY) at CERN was initiated in September 2011, in the framework of the LAGUNA/LBNO EU/FP7 design study. The new beam and associated infrastructure will service a next generation deep-underground neutrino observatory located at the Pyhäsalmi (Finland) mine at a distance o ... More
Presented by Mr. Philippe VELTEN
Session: WG1
Track: Neutrino Oscillation Physics
Analyses of neutrino mass hierarchy determinations at future experiments determine an expected Delta Chi^2. As the hierarchy is a discrete choice, and not a continuous degree of freedom, this Delta Chi^2 does not obey Wilks' theorem. As a consequence it does not follow a chi^2 distribution and its square root is not the number s of sigmas of confidence that can be expected. I will present a sim ... More
Presented by Prof. Jarah EVSLIN on 21 Aug 2013 at 1:55 PM
Session: WG1
Presented by Ms. Maria ARCHIDIACONO on 23 Aug 2013 at 11:30 AM
Presented by STEEN HANNESTAD on 19 Aug 2013 at 9:40 AM
Session: WG2
Presented by Mr. Pinzon Guerra ELDER on 23 Aug 2013 at 11:45 AM
Session: WG1
Presented by Dr. Soeren JETTER on 23 Aug 2013 at 12:10 PM
Session: WG1
Track: Neutrino Oscillation Physics
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Presented by Dr. Mattias BLENNOW on 21 Aug 2013 at 2:45 PM
Session: WG1
Presented by Yvonne WONG on 21 Aug 2013 at 5:00 PM
Session: WG1
Presented by Dr. Sovan CHAKRABORTY on 21 Aug 2013 at 4:00 PM
Session: J34
Presented by Katsuya YONEHARA, Dr. milorad POPOVIC on 22 Aug 2013 at 8:30 AM
Muon collider is a considerable candidate of the next-generation high-energy lepton collider machine. Six-dimensional (6D) muon beam ionization cooling channel is one of the most essential parts of the muon accelerator complex because the achievable luminosity is determined by its performance. Novel cooling concept was proposed to overcome several intrinsic issues of muon cooling. It consists of ... More
Presented by Katsuya YONEHARA
Session: WG3
on 21 Aug 2013 at 3:00 PM
Session: WG3
on 21 Aug 2013 at 5:00 PM
Session: J34
on 23 Aug 2013 at 12:00 PM
Session: WG3
on 20 Aug 2013 at 12:00 PM
Presented by Prof. Patrick HUBER on 20 Aug 2013 at 2:35 PM
Session: WG1
Presented by Ms. Ralitsa SHARANKOVA on 23 Aug 2013 at 11:50 AM
Track: Neutrino Scattering Physics
We shall present the results for nuclear correction factor for the electromagnetic and weak structure functions. The calculations have been performed in several nuclei like $^9Be$, $^{12}C$, $^{40}Ca$, $^{56}Fe$, and $^{208}Pb$. These calculations are performed in a microscopic nuclear model using relativistic nuclear spectral functions which incorporate Fermi motion, nuclear binding, and nucle ... More
Presented by Ms. huma HAIDER
Session: WG1
Presented by Prof. Karol LANG on 20 Aug 2013 at 4:00 PM
ESS
Session: WG1
Presented by Dr. Marcos DRACOS on 20 Aug 2013 at 5:00 PM
Track: Neutrino Scattering Physics
We calculate the emissivity due to neutrino-pair production via the process $e^+ e^- \to \nu \bar \un $ in the context of a 331 model in a way that can be used in supernova calculations. We also present some simple estimates which show that such process can act as an efficient energy-loss mechanism in the shocked supernova core. We find that the emissivity is almost independent on the mixing angle ... More
Presented by Dr. Alejandro GUTIERREZ-RODRIGUEZ, Dr. Maria de los Angeles HERNANDEZ-RUIZ
Presented by Dr. Mauro MEZZETTO on 19 Aug 2013 at 11:10 AM
Session: WG4
Presented by Yohei NAKATSUGAWA on 21 Aug 2013 at 4:00 PM
Presented by Prof. David SCHMITZ on 23 Aug 2013 at 8:30 AM
Presented by Prof. Naba Kumar MONDAL on 22 Aug 2013 at 10:30 AM
Presented by Dr. Mark PALMER on 21 Aug 2013 at 10:30 AM
Presented by Dr. Miao HE on 22 Aug 2013 at 11:30 AM
Session: WG1
Presented by Dr. Mattias BLENNOW on 21 Aug 2013 at 9:30 AM
Track: Neutrino Oscillation Physics
The proposed detector for India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) is a magnetized Iron Calorimeter (ICAL) consisting of Resistive Plate Chambers (RPC) as the active detector. The main purpose of ICAL detector is to study the neutrino physics. Determination of neutrino mass and mixing parameters is one of the important open challenge in today’s physics. The ICAL detector is designed to to perform ... More
Presented by Ms. Daljeet KAUR
Track: Neutrino Oscillation Physics
The study of atmospheric neutrinos is the primary goal of the proposed India based Neutrino Oservatory (INO), which will make use of a magnetized Iron CALorimeter (ICAL) for this purpose. ICAL is very sensitive to muons which leave clean tracks in the detector which can be studied to calculate the properties of the incident neutrinos which interacted with the iron target to created these muon trac ... More
Presented by Ms. LAKSHMI S MOHAN
Session: WG2
Track: Neutrino Scattering Physics
New results from the NA61/SHINE experiment on the determination of charged hadron yields in proton-carbon interactions are presented. They aim to improve predictions of the neutrino flux in the T2K experiment. Analysis is based on the main dataset collected by NA61/SHINE in the year 2009. The data were recorded using a secondary-proton beam of 31 GeV/c momentum from CERN SPS which impinges on a ... More
Presented by Dr. Alexander KORZENEV on 23 Aug 2013 at 1:30 PM
Session: WG1
Presented by paola SALA on 23 Aug 2013 at 11:10 AM
Session: WG1
Presented by Dr. Sandhya CHOUBEY on 21 Aug 2013 at 4:40 PM
Presented by Prof. Patrick HUBER on 19 Aug 2013 at 9:10 AM
Presented by WG1 CONVENOR, Prof. Alexandre SOUSA on 20 Aug 2013 at 9:00 AM
Presented by WG2 CONVENOR on 20 Aug 2013 at 9:15 AM
Presented by WG3 CONVENOR on 20 Aug 2013 at 9:30 AM
Presented by Dr. Giovanni SIGNORELLI on 20 Aug 2013 at 9:45 AM
Session: WG1
Presented by James STRAIT on 20 Aug 2013 at 4:20 PM
Track: Muon Physics
Searches for Charged Lepton Flavor Violation (CLFV) processes are powerful probes of physics beyond the Standard Model. In this report, we will review the latest lepton-flavor and lepton-number-violating τ decays at Belle, together with the comparison to other experiments’ results. At the same time, we will investigate the physics accessible on CLFV in the coming Belle II experiment. We will le ... More
Presented by Prof. Chengping SHEN
Session: J14
Presented by Dr. Chengping SHEN on 23 Aug 2013 at 2:15 PM
Presented by Prof. Satoshi MIHARA on 21 Aug 2013 at 12:00 PM
Track: Neutrino Scattering Physics
Using as an input the data obtained by the L3 Collaboration for the reaction e^+e^- --> \nu\bar\nu\gamma, we obtained limits on the electromagnetic dipole moments of the tau-neutrino in the context of a Simplest Little Higgs Model (SLHM). Our bounds on the electromagnetic moments are consistent with the bounds obtained by the L3 Collaboration for the reaction e^+e^- --> \nu\bar\nu\gamma. In additi ... More
Presented by Dr. Maria de los Angeles HERNANDEZ-RUIZ
Session: J34
Presented by Dr. milorad POPOVIC on 23 Aug 2013 at 11:30 AM
This note describes the possibility of extracting low energy pions/muons from the AP0 target without (or with very limited) degradation of the pion flux used by the Muon g-2 Experiment. The extracted beam will produce muons with momentum up to ~ 300 MeV/c. This beam can be used for muon cooling experiments and/or material science experiments.
Presented by Dr. milorad POPOVIC
Presented by Jean-Pierre DELAHAYE on 21 Aug 2013 at 11:00 AM
Session: WG1
Track: Neutrino Oscillation Physics
A neutrino factory provides a well defined neutrino beam with a wide range of oscillation channels for the direct detection of CP violation in the neutrino sector. To make use of this beam, a detector must have excellent charge discrimination capabilities because the un-oscillated background has the same flavour, but with the opposite charge to the signal. A magnetic field is required to achi ... More
Presented by Dr. Ryan BAYES on 21 Aug 2013 at 9:10 AM
Presented by Steven MANLY on 20 Aug 2013 at 1:55 PM
Session: WG1
Presented by Dr. Joao COELHO on 20 Aug 2013 at 10:30 AM
Session: WG2
Track: Neutrino Scattering Physics
The fixed-target Main Injector Particle Production (MIPP) Experiment was designed to produce large sets of hadron production data on variety of nuclear targets using a range of beam particles and momenta. The spectrometer has excellent momentum resolution, and particle identification is determined for particles ranging between 0.3 - 80 GeV/c using $dE/dx$, time-of-flight and Cherenkov radiation m ... More
Presented by Dr. Jonathan PALEY on 23 Aug 2013 at 1:55 PM
Session: WG2
Track: Neutrino Scattering Physics
Status and preliminary result of the Coherent-Rho production in NOMAD is presented. Prospect of future measurements and its implication is briefly described.
Presented by Dr. Xinchun TIAN on 22 Aug 2013 at 8:55 AM
Track: Neutrino Oscillation Physics
The NOvA long-baseline neutrino experiment consists of two totally active, segmented, liquid scintillator detectors located 14 mrad off Fermilab's NuMI beam axis, with a Near Detector located at Fermilab, and a Far Detector 810 km away. The NOvA experiment will measure theta(23) and delta m^2_(32) through the observation of muon neutrino and muon antineutrino disappearance. The analysis techniques ... More
Presented by Dr. Louise SUTER
Session: WG4
Presented by Mr. Kazuo TANAKA on 20 Aug 2013 at 4:00 PM
Track: Muon Physics
We are planning a measurement of the ground state hyperfine structure of muonium at J-PARC/MLF. Muonium is a hydrogen-like bound state of leptons, and its HFS is a good probe for testing QED theory. The muon mass mm and magnetic moment mm which are fundamental constants of muon have been so far determined by the muonium HFS experiment at LAMPF. The high intensity beam soon to be available at J-PAR ... More
Presented by Mr. Kazuo TANAKA
Session: WG2
Presented by Dr. Jason ST. JOHN on 23 Aug 2013 at 10:30 AM
Session: WG2
Track: Neutrino Scattering Physics
Presented by Dr. Pavlovic ZARKO on 20 Aug 2013 at 4:00 PM
Track: Muon Physics
Current search for charged lepton flavor violating decay mu -> e gamma is limited by the accidental background. Future facility such as Project X at Fermilab could provide a much more intensive beam but one needs a more sensitive detector as well. One of the limiting factors in current detectors is the photon energy resolution of the calorimeter. We present a study of a conceptual design of a new ... More
Presented by Dr. Chih-hsiang CHENG
Track: Muon Physics
Submitted by WG4 conveners
Track: Muon Physics
The Mu2E experiment uses a bunched beam to eliminate prompt backgrounds. For this to work, the fraction of the beam arriving between bunches, the so-called extinction, must be less than 1.0E-10. In this talk we will describe our plans for achieving and monitoring extinction at this level of precision.
Presented by peter KASPER
Session: WG4
Presented by Dr. Chih-hsiang CHENG on 20 Aug 2013 at 11:20 AM
Presented by Dr. Chris DENSHAM on 19 Aug 2013 at 2:30 PM
Track: Muon Physics
The proposed magnetised Iron Calorimeter (ICAL) detector at the India-based Neutrino Observatory aims in determining the neutrino oscillation parameters precisely with atmospheric muon neutrinos, matter effect in neutrino oscillations and to determine the sign of Δm²32 using the matter effect. ICAL is mostly sensitive to atmospheric muon neutrinos, which are detected through their interaction w ... More
Presented by Ms. Kanishka RAWAT
Session: J14
Presented by Ms. K K MEGHNA on 23 Aug 2013 at 2:45 PM
Session: WG4
Presented by Prof. Tsutomu MIBE on 20 Aug 2013 at 2:15 PM
Session: WG2
Presented by Mr. Daniel RUTERBORIES on 21 Aug 2013 at 8:30 AM
Presented by Dr. Jonathan PALEY on 20 Aug 2013 at 2:20 PM
Session: WG2
Track: Neutrino Scattering Physics
The NuMI Off-Axis $\nu_e$ Appearance (\nova) experiment is a long-baseline neutrino oscillation experiment optimized for the measurement of $\nu_\mu \rightarrow \nu_e$ appearance. A prototype 220 ton liquid-scintillator tracking calorimeter near detector, built and operated on the surface, was exposed to the NuMI beam at Fermi National Laboratory. This detector was placed at a far off-axis angle o ... More
Presented by Dr. Jonathan PALEY on 21 Aug 2013 at 8:55 AM
Session: J14
Presented by Filipe JOAQUIM on 23 Aug 2013 at 1:30 PM
Session: WG2
Presented by Dr. Satoshi NAKAMURA on 21 Aug 2013 at 4:00 PM
Session: WG2
Track: Neutrino Scattering Physics
MINERvA is a few-GeV neutrino-nucleus scattering experiment located in the high intensity NuMI beam line at Fermilab. The goal of MINERvA is to make precise measurements of low energy neutrino interactions, both in support of neutrino oscillation experiments and as a pure weak probe of the nuclear medium. Employing a fine-grained, high resolution detector composed of plastic scintillator as well a ... More
Presented by Mr. Aaron HIGUERA on 21 Aug 2013 at 1:30 PM
Presented by BELEN GAVELA on 19 Aug 2013 at 8:40 AM
Session: J14
Presented by Prof. SERGUEY PETCOV
Session: WG3
Presented by Dr. Marcos DRACOS on 20 Aug 2013 at 10:30 AM
Session: WG2
Presented by Prof. MOHAMMAD SAJJAD ATHAR on 23 Aug 2013 at 2:20 PM
Session: WG3
Track: Accelerator Physics
The Neutrino Factory 4MW target system is optimized to increase the captured muon count that fits within the acceptance of the subsequent acceleration section. A proposed staged Neutrino Factory, producing lower muon intensities of 10^20 muons per year assumes a 1 MW target station. The proton driver of the scaled down target station has a lower intensity and lower energy (3 GeV) which could be u ... More
Presented by Dr. Hisham SAYED on 20 Aug 2013 at 3:00 PM
Session: WG1
Presented by Prof. Kirk T MCDONALD on 21 Aug 2013 at 3:10 PM
Presented by Dr. Jaroslaw PASTERNAK on 19 Aug 2013 at 1:30 PM
Session: J34
Presented by Dr. Jaroslaw PASTERNAK on 23 Aug 2013 at 11:00 AM
The PRISM system was proposed to provide high intensity and high quality muon beams for next generation lepton flavour violation experiments. In PRISM such beams can be produced by sending a short proton pulse to a pion production target, capturing pions and performing RF phase rotation on the resulting muon beam in an FFAG ring. This paper presents the current status of the PRISM design obtained ... More
Presented by Dr. Jaroslaw PASTERNAK
Presented by Prof. Kenneth LONG on 19 Aug 2013 at 12:10 PM
Presented by Prof. Takeshi NAKADAIRA on 19 Aug 2013 at 11:40 AM
Session: WG2
Track: Neutrino Scattering Physics
We report on the study of photon emission induced by E_nu ∼ 1 GeV (anti)neutrino neutral current interactions with nucleons and nuclei. This process is an important background for nu_e appearance oscillation experiments. At the relevant energies, the reaction is dominated by the excitation of the ∆(1232) resonance, but there are also non-resonant contribution, that, close to threshold, are ful ... More
Presented by Mr. En WANG on 21 Aug 2013 at 2:45 PM
Session: WG1
Presented by Pilar COLOMA on 21 Aug 2013 at 8:50 AM
Session: WG2
Presented by Dr. Xilin ZHANG on 21 Aug 2013 at 2:20 PM
Session: WG3
Presented by Ms. Yang WU on 21 Aug 2013 at 4:00 PM
Track: Accelerator Physics
A post-acceleration system based on the accelerators at CSNS (China Spallation Neutron Source) is proposed to build a super-beam facility for neutrino physics. Two post-acceleration schemes, one using superconducting dipole magnets in the main ring and the other using room-temperature magnets have been studied, both to achieve the final proton energy of 128 GeV and the beam power of 4 MW by taking ... More
Presented by Wu YANG
Session: WG4
on 23 Aug 2013 at 4:00 PM
Session: WG4
Presented by Koichiro SHIMOMURA on 20 Aug 2013 at 3:00 PM
Track: Muon Physics
Submitted by WG4 conveners
Presented by Koichiro SHIMOMURA
Session: WG2
Track: Neutrino Scattering Physics
The liquid argon TPC (LArTPC) is a novel technique that provides excellent energy and spacial resolution and is an optimal tool to study neutrino-nucleus interactions. ArgoNeuT was the first LArTPC placed in a low energy neutrino beam. During the 5 months of running, ArgoNeuT accumulated several thousand neutrino and antineutrino interactions in the liquid argon. In this talk, I will discuss the l ... More
Presented by Tingjun YANG on 20 Aug 2013 at 11:45 AM
The Muon Ionisation Cooling Experiment (MICE) based at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory aims to demonstrate 10% ionisation cooling of a beam of muons by its interaction with low Z absorber materials followed by restoration of longitudinal momentum in RF linacs. Extensions to the apparatus required to achieve STEP IV, including the first absorber cell, of either liquid hydrogen or lithium hyd ... More
Presented by Prof. Vittorio PALLADINO
Session: J34
Presented by Prof. Daniel KAPLAN on 21 Aug 2013 at 9:00 AM
Q&A
Session: WG1
Presented by Dr. Paul SOLER
Session: WG2
Presented by Dr. Juan NIEVES on 20 Aug 2013 at 4:25 PM
Session: WG2
Track: Neutrino Scattering Physics
Quasi-elastic neutrino scattering is a valuable tool for determining the neutrino beam energy in oscillation experiments and provides a means of studying multi-nucleon final states. Disagreements exist between measurements for neutrino energies below 1 GeV on scintillator and those at higher energies. MINERvA (Main INjector Experiment for v-A) is a neutrino scattering experiment in the NuMI high i ... More
Presented by Mr. Chris MARSHALL on 20 Aug 2013 at 10:30 AM
Presented by Prof. Daniel KAPLAN, Dr. Michael ZISMAN on 20 Aug 2013 at 8:30 AM
Session: WG3
Presented by Dr. Jean-Baptiste LAGRANGE on 21 Aug 2013 at 2:00 PM
Track: Accelerator Physics
The interest for NuStorm Project is growing recently for neutrino physics experiments as an early stage of Neutrino Factories. The facility requires a racetrack muon decay ring with both large transverse acceptance and large momentum acceptance. On the one hand, FODO lattices can achieve very large transverse acceptance, but natural chromaticity strongly limits the momentum acceptance, even for a ... More
Presented by Dr. Jean-Baptiste LAGRANGE
Session: WG2
Presented by Dr. Krzysztof GRACZYK on 20 Aug 2013 at 4:50 PM
Presented by Steve KETTELL on 22 Aug 2013 at 11:00 AM
Session: WG3
Presented by Dr. Alex BOGACZ on 20 Aug 2013 at 4:00 PM
Session: WG1
Presented by Prof. Sanjib Kumar AGARWALLA on 20 Aug 2013 at 11:45 AM
The Muon Ionisation Cooling Experiment (MICE) will demonstrate ionisation cooling, an essential technology for a Neutrino Factory and/or Muon Collider, by measuring a 10% reduction in emittance of a muon beam. A realistic demonstration requires beams closely resembling those expected at the front-end of a Neutrino Factory, i.e. with large transverse emittance and momentum spreads. The MICE muon ... More
Presented by Prof. Vittorio PALLADINO
Session: J34
Presented by Dr. David ADEY on 21 Aug 2013 at 8:30 AM
Session: WG2
Presented by Prof. Masashi YOKOYAMA
Track: Neutrino Oscillation Physics
The main goals of the proposed magnetized Iron Calorimeter (ICAL) detector at the India-based Neutrino Observatory(INO) are to make precision measurements of the atmospheric neutrino oscillation parameters and to determine neutrino mass hierarchy. Neutrinos interact with the the detector material via the charged current or the neutral current processes and produce leptons and hadrons. The ICAL de ... More
Presented by Ms. Meghna K K
Session: WG1
Presented by Prof. Liang YANG on 22 Aug 2013 at 8:30 AM
Session: WG1
Track: Neutrino Oscillation Physics
The NuMI Off-Axis $\nu_e$ Appearance (\nova) experiment, currently under construction, is a long-baseline neutrino oscillation experiment optimized for the measurement of $\nu_\mu \rightarrow \nu_e$ appearance. The experiment consists of two nearly identical fully-active liquid-scintillator tracking calorimeter detectors separated by 810 km and exposed to an upgraded 700 kW NuMI beam from Fermi N ... More
Presented by Dr. Jonathan PALEY on 20 Aug 2013 at 10:55 AM
Session: WG1
Presented by Dr. Megan FRIEND on 20 Aug 2013 at 11:20 AM
Session: WG1
Presented by Dr. Lopez Pavon JACOBO on 22 Aug 2013 at 8:50 AM
Session: WG1
Presented by Prof. Takasumi MARUYAMA on 23 Aug 2013 at 10:50 AM
Session: WG1
Presented by Dr. Pavlovic ZARKO on 23 Aug 2013 at 10:30 AM
Presented by Dr. Carlo GIUNTI on 22 Aug 2013 at 12:00 PM
Session: WG3
Presented by Dr. Jianjun YANG on 20 Aug 2013 at 2:00 PM
The DAEδALUS (Decay-At-rest Experiment for CP studies At the Laboratory for Underground Science) project has been proposed to measure the value of the CP violating phase through the oscillation of muon antineutrinos to electron antineutrinos. In this project, high intensity H2+ cyclotron chains are proposed to efficiently provide proton beams with a kinetic energy of 800MeV and an average power i ... More
Presented by Dr. Jianjun YANG
Session: J34
Presented by Dr. Diktys STRATAKIS on 21 Aug 2013 at 9:30 AM
Track: Accelerator Physics
An ionization cooling channel is a tightly spaced lattice containing absorbers for reducing the momentum of the muon beam, rf cavities for restoring the longitudinal momentum and solenoids for focusing the beam. Such a lattice is an essential step for a Muon Collider. Here, we explore two different schemes for designing ionization cooling channels for muon related applications. The first is an upw ... More
Presented by Dr. Diktys STRATAKIS
Session: WG1
Track: Neutrino Oscillation Physics
IceCube and its low energy extension DeepCore have been deployed at the South Pole and taking data since early 2011. DeepCore provides a neutrino energy threshold of about 10 GeV, which allows IceCube to access a rich variety of physics including indirectly searching for WIMP dark matter and studying atmospheric neutrinos. Currently under consideration is a new in-fill array named PINGU, which wi ... More
Presented by Dr. Kenneth CLARK on 21 Aug 2013 at 2:20 PM
Presented by Prof. Andre DE GOUVEA on 19 Aug 2013 at 10:40 AM
Session: WG1
on 23 Aug 2013 at 4:00 PM
Session: WG1
If the standard model is an effective model of a fundamental theory realized at high energy scales, the full Lagrangian that describes physics at the electroweak scale should contain the series of higher-dimensional operators whose mass dimensions are higher than four. Such effective interactions suppressed by the inverse power of new physics scale $\Lambda_{NP}$ are typical low-energy remnant of ... More
Presented by Dr. Toshihiko OTA on 22 Aug 2013 at 9:10 AM
Session: WG1
Presented by Dr. Taku ISHIDA on 21 Aug 2013 at 8:30 AM
T2K
Presented by Dr. Asher KABOTH on 20 Aug 2013 at 1:30 PM
Presented by Dr. Marco ZITO on 19 Aug 2013 at 2:00 PM
Session: WG3
Presented by Dr. Nikolaos VASSILOPOULOS on 20 Aug 2013 at 11:00 AM
Track: Accelerator Physics
The European Spallation Source (ESS) neutrino super beam has the prospective to become the world’s most intense neutrino beam facility and has possibly the best physics potential for the discovery of leptonic CP-violation and neutrino mass hierarchy. The adaptation of the secondary-beam elements of CERN's SPL (Superconductive Proton Linac) neutrino super beam to ESS requirements is discussed in ... More
Presented by Dr. Nikolaos VASSILOPOULOS
Session: WG3
Presented by Prof. Kirk T MCDONALD on 20 Aug 2013 at 2:30 PM
A Neutrino Factory based on muon beams and a Muon Collider both require an intense source of muons with similar parameters: collection of pions/muon of low energy and both signs from a multimegawatt proton beam with pulses at 10-100 Hz and only 2 ns duration. A Target System based on capture in a solenoid field (rather than a toroidal field) has been studied. An initial strong magnetic field fo ... More
Presented by Prof. Kirk T MCDONALD
Session: WG1
Track: Neutrino Oscillation Physics
The LAGUNA-LBNO European design study aims at defining a deep underground neutrino observatory for the study of neutrino oscillations at long baselines, the investigation of the Grand Unification of elementary forces and for the detection of known and unknown astrophysical sources of neutrinos. For the neutrino oscillation studies, the project is specifically considering long baseline neutrino bea ... More
Presented by Alain BLONDEL on 20 Aug 2013 at 4:40 PM
Session: WG4
Presented by Luca GALLI on 20 Aug 2013 at 10:30 AM
Track: Muon Physics
The MEG experiment at PSI is searching for the lepton-flavour violating decay mu-> e gamma with unprecedented sensitivity. MEG set the most stingent experimental bound to date, based on the analysis of 2009, 2010 and 2011 data, to be <5.7 x 10**-13. After a successful run in 2012 and a final run in 2013 also a MEG Upgrade is envisaged, with a new positron spectrometer and an improved gamma ray d ... More
Presented by Dr. Galli LUCA
Track: Muon Physics
The controversy over the significant difference between the determination of proton radius using high-precision muonic hydrogen techniques and from electronic scattering and atomic measurements is called the "Proton Radius Puzzle" (PRP). The resolution of the puzzle remains unclear and appears to require new experimental results. The MUSE Collaboration will perform an experiment at the Paul Scherr ... More
Presented by Dr. William BRISCOE
Session: WG4
Presented by Dr. William BRISCOE on 20 Aug 2013 at 4:35 PM
Track: Muon Physics
The Mu2e collaboration will search for coherent, neutrino-less conversion of muons into electrons in the field of a nucleus with sensitivity of one detected event for a branching fraction of ~2x10^-17; this would improve on the existing upper limit by a factor of ~10^4. Such a lepton flavor-violating reaction probes new physics at a scale inaccessible to direct searches at either currently operati ... More
Presented by Dr. Zhengyun YOU
Session: WG4
Presented by Dr. Zhengyun YOU on 21 Aug 2013 at 1:30 PM
Session: WG4
Presented by peter KASPER on 21 Aug 2013 at 2:15 PM
Session: WG3
Presented by David NEUFFER on 21 Aug 2013 at 1:30 PM
We present the design of a muon storage ring for a Neutrino source from a STORage ring for Muons (NuSTORM). In this facility a high-intensity proton beam produces ~5 GeV pions that decay into muons that are captured in a ~3.8 GeV/c racetrack storage ring. Muon decays in the long straight sections provide neutrino beams of precisely known flux and flavor that can be used for precision measurements. ... More
Presented by David NEUFFER
Session: WG4
Presented by Prof. Alessandro BRAVAR on 20 Aug 2013 at 11:50 AM
Track: Neutrino Oscillation Physics
The moderately large value of $\theta_{13}$, measured recently by reactor experiments, is very welcome news for upcoming accelerator experiments. In particular, the NO$\nu$A experiment, with 3 years of $\nu$ run followed by an equal $\bar{\nu}$ run, will be able to determine the mass hierarchy if one of the following two favorable combinations is true: normal hierarchy with $-180^\cir ... More
Presented by Mr. Ushak RAHAMAN
Session: WG1
Track: Neutrino Oscillation Physics
The talk will present the current status of a dedicated feasibility study “Oscillation Research with Cosmics in the Abyss” (ORCA) to evaluate the potential of a neutrino mass hierarchy measurement with “phase 1” of KM3NeT, the future multi-km3 water Cherenkov neutrino telescope in the Mediterranean.
Presented by Dr. Thomas EBERL on 21 Aug 2013 at 4:20 PM
Session: WG2
Presented by Dr. Jorge MORFIN on 21 Aug 2013 at 9:20 AM
Presented by Lorenzo CALIBBI on 21 Aug 2013 at 11:30 AM
Presented by Prof. Jan SOBCZYK on 23 Aug 2013 at 9:00 AM
Session: WG2
Presented by Dr. Jorge MORFIN on 23 Aug 2013 at 2:45 PM
T2K (Tokai to Kamioka) magnetic horn system in the J-PARC neutrino facility is designed for a 30GeV 750kW proton beam. The design current for the horns is 320kA (peak) with a half-sine wave (2-3msec). The horns are contained inside a large helium vessel and are operated in a helium atmosphere in order to reduce tritium and NOx productions. The current horns have been used from 2009 and have be ... More
Presented by Dr. Tetsuro SEKIGUCHI
Session: WG3
Presented by Dr. Tetsuro SEKIGUCHI on 20 Aug 2013 at 1:30 PM
Session: WG3
Track: Accelerator Physics
Vacuum rf 6D cooling lattices will be reviewed, including FOFO, RFOFOs (Ring, Guggenheim and Balbekov), Helical Snake, and Planar Snake. Advantages and disadvantages of each will be discussed.
Session: J34
Presented by Dr. Robert PALMER on 22 Aug 2013 at 9:30 AM
Presented by WG1 on 24 Aug 2013 at 9:30 AM
Presented by WG2 on 24 Aug 2013 at 10:30 AM
Presented by WG3 on 24 Aug 2013 at 11:00 AM
Session: WG3
on 23 Aug 2013 at 1:30 PM
Session: WG3
on 23 Aug 2013 at 4:00 PM
Presented by WG4 on 24 Aug 2013 at 11:30 AM
Session: WG2
Presented by Dr. Eliecer HERNANDEZ-GAJATE on 21 Aug 2013 at 1:55 PM
Session: WG2
Presented by Mr. MOHAMMAD RAFI ALAM on 21 Aug 2013 at 4:25 PM
Presented by Prof. Yifang WANG on 19 Aug 2013 at 8:30 AM
Presented by Prof. Karol LANG on 24 Aug 2013 at 12:00 PM
Session: WG4
Presented by TBD on 20 Aug 2013 at 1:30 PM
Track: Muon Physics
A new measurement of the anomalous magnetic moment (g-2) and electric dipole moment (EDM) of the positive muon is proposed with a novel technique utilizing an ultra-cold muons accelerated to 300 MeV/c and a 66 cm-diameter compact muon storage ring without focusing-electric field. This measurement will be complementary to the previous BNL experiment and proposed continuation at FNAL with the muon b ... More
Presented by Prof. Tsutomu MIBE
Presented by Prof. Alan BROSS on 24 Aug 2013 at 8:30 AM
Session: WG3
Track: Accelerator Physics
The Fermilab Engineering Services Section (FESS) has produced a Project Definition Report that details how nuSTORM could be constructed at Fermilab. This talk will describe the conclusions of the report and will cover the proton beam line, target station, pion transport line, decay ring, near detector hall and far detector hall.
Presented by Dr. Alan BROSS
Session: WG3
Presented by Prof. Alan BROSS, Dr. David ADEY on 21 Aug 2013 at 2:30 PM