NOvA experiment in light of large θ13
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia IL, USA
Published online: 10 April 2014
NOvA is an off-axis long baseline neutrino experiment searching for νμ → νe oscillations using an upgraded NuMI neutrino beam from Fermilab, Batavia, IL. The main physics goal is a measurement of the CP violation and establishing the neutrino masses hierarchy. A large 14 kton Far detector, comprised of liquid scintillator contained in extruded PVC cells, will also provide an opportunity for other non-accelerator physics searches. While civil construction at the far detector is underway, a smaller prototype near detector has been assembled at Fermilab and is being studied.
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