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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 15:46
    Last Modified: 20 Jun 2013 11:46
    URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/14029

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