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Double Chooz and Reactor Neutrino Oscillation: θ_13 by Thiago Junqueira de Castro Bezerra

By Thiago Junqueira de Castro Bezerra

This publication is predicated at the author’s paintings on the Double Chooz scan, from 2010 to 2013, the objective of which used to be to go looking for digital anti-neutrino disappearance as regards to nuclear energy plant amenities due to neutrino oscillation. beginning with a quick assessment of neutrino oscillation and an important earlier experimental findings during this box, the writer to that end offers an entire and particular description of a neutrino detector, from simulation features to detection rules, in addition to the information research process used to extract the oscillation parameters. the most ends up in this publication are 1) an development at the blending attitude, θ13, uncertainty by means of combining data-sets from neutrino occasion choice: neutron seize on gadolinium and on hydrogen; and a couple of) the 1st size of the powerful squared mass distinction through combining the present reactor neutrino experimental information from Daya Bay, Double Chooz and RENO and benefiting from their diversified reactor-to-detector distances. the writer explains how those equipment of mixing information can be utilized to estimate those values. each one procedure leads to the absolute best sensitivity for the oscillation parameters in regards to reactor neutrinos. they are often used as a typical strategy at the most modern info releases from the present experiments.

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