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Simulations of pion production in the Daedalus targets

Bungau, Adriana, Barlow, Roger, Shaevitz, Michael, Conrad, Janet, Spitz, Joshua and Smidt, Tess (2012) Simulations of pion production in the Daedalus targets. In: Proceedings of IPAC2012. IPAC, pp. 4148-4150. ISBN 9783954501151

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Abstract

DAEDALUS, the Decay At-rest Experiment for DCP at a
Laboratory for Underground Science will look for evidence
of CP-violation in the neutrino sector, an ingredient in theories
that seek to explain the matter/antimatter asymmetry
in our universe. It will make a precision measurement of
the oscillations of muon antineutrinos to electron antineutrinos
using multiple neutrino sources created by low-cost
compact cyclotrons. The experiment utilizes decay-at-rest
neutrino beams produced by 800 MeV protons impinging
a beam target of graphite and copper. Two well established
Monte Carlo codes, MARS and GEANT4, have been used
to optimise the design and the performance of the target. A
study of the results obtained with these two codes is presented
in this paper.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: Paper presented at The International Particle Accelarator Conference, 20-25th May 2012, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QC Physics
Schools: School of Applied Sciences
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Depositing User: Sara Taylor
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2012 14:46
Last Modified: 24 Aug 2015 03:04
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/14029

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