PoS - Proceedings of Science
Volume 283 - Neutrino Oscillation Workshop (NOW2016) - Session II: Oscillation parameters: Future
Sterile at reactors: PROSPECT
K. Gilje*  on behalf of the PROSPECT Collaboration
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Pre-published on: March 22, 2017
Published on: June 20, 2017
PROSPECT, the Precision Reactor Oscillation and Spectrum Experiment, is a phased experiment at the High Flux Isotope Reactor of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
The two primary goals of the experiment are to measure the ${}^{235}$U antineutrino spectrum and to perform a search for sterile neutrinos with a $\Delta m_{14}^2$ on the 1eV${}^2$ scale.
The Phase I detector will cover a baseline range of 7-12 m from the core while the second phase will extend the baseline out to 20 m.
The detection medium for the first phase is 3-tons of ${}^6$Li loaded liquid scintillator in an optically segmented detector.
This talk describes the current status of the experiment and the projected sensitivity in the search for an eV-scale sterile neutrino.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22323/1.283.0032
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