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Accelerator design concept for future neutrino facilities

Apollonio, M. et al. (2009) Accelerator design concept for future neutrino facilities. Journal of Instrumentation, 4 (07). P07001-P07001. ISSN 1748-0221

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Abstract

This document summarizes the work of the Accelerator Working Group (AWG) of the International Scoping Study (ISS) of a Future Neutrino Factory and Superbeam Facility. The main goal of the activity was to reach consensus on a baseline design for a Neutrino Factory complex, including proton driver parameters, choice of target, front-end design, acceleration system design, and decay ring geometry. Another goal was to explore the commonality, if any, between the proton driver for a Neutrino Factory and those for a Superbeam or Beta Beam facility. In general, the requirements for either of the latter facilities are less stringent than those for a Neutrino Factory. Here, we discuss concepts, parameters, and expected performance of the required subsystems for our chosen baseline design of a Neutrino Factory. We also give an indication of the main R&D tasks — many of which are already under way — that must be carried out to finalize facility design approaches.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QC Physics
Schools: School of Applied Sciences
Depositing User: Cherry Edmunds
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2012 14:39
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2012 12:08
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/14752

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