STATUS-REPORT ON CHORUS EXPERIMENT AT CERN


ARIK E., ARMENISE N., AOKI S., ARTAMONOV A., BEYER R., BRUNNER J., ...More

NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION A-ACCELERATORS SPECTROMETERS DETECTORS AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT, vol.360, pp.254-257, 1995 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 360
  • Publication Date: 1995
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/0168-9002(94)01720-4
  • Journal Name: NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION A-ACCELERATORS SPECTROMETERS DETECTORS AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.254-257

Abstract

The WA95/CHORUS experiment at CERN is a dedicated nu(mu)-nu(tau) oscillation search experiment. Using the wide band neutrino beam of the CERN-SPS accelerator, with an exposure of 2.4 X 10(19) protons on the target, this experiment will explore the domain of small mixing angles down to sin(2) 2 theta(mu tau) approximate to 3 X 10(-4) for mass differences Delta m(2) > 1 eV(2), more than one order of magnitude better than the current limits. The conceptual design of the CHORUS experiment and data on the detector performances are reported.