PoS - Proceedings of Science
Volume 282 - 38th International Conference on High Energy Physics (ICHEP2016) - Poster Session
Constraints on the Neutrino Flux in NOvA using the Near Detector Data
K. Maan* On behalf of the NOvA collaboration
*corresponding author
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Pre-published on: February 06, 2017
Published on: April 19, 2017
NOvA, a long-baseline neutrino oscillation experiment at Fermilab, is designed to
measure electron-neutrino appearance and muon-neutrino disappearance in the NuMI beam. NOvA comprises of two finely segmented liquid scintillator detectors at 14 mrad off-axis in the
NuMI beam. An accurate prediction of the neutrino flux is needed for precision oscillation and cross-section measurements. Data from the hadro-production experiments and, importantly, from the NOvA Near Detector provide powerful constraints on the muon-neutrino
and electron-neutrino fluxes. In particular, the measurement of the neutrino-electron elastic scattering provides an in situ constraint on the absolute flux. This poster presents the data-driven predictions of the NOvA muon-neutrino and electron-neutrino flux, and outlines future improvements in the flux determination.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22323/1.282.0931
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