Download e-book for kindle: A Search for Muon Neutrino to Electron Neutrino Oscillations by Juan Pedro Ochoa-Ricoux

By Juan Pedro Ochoa-Ricoux

The centerpiece of the thesis is the hunt for muon neutrino to electron neutrino oscillations which might point out a non-zero blending perspective among the 1st and 3rd neutrino generations (θ13), currently the “holy grail” of neutrino physics.  The optimum extraction of the electron neutrino oscillation sign relies at the novel “library occasion matching” (LEM) strategy which Ochoa built and carried out including colleagues at Caltech and at Cambridge, which improves MINOS’ (Main Injector Neutrino Oscillator seek) succeed in for developing an oscillation sign over the other technique. LEM will now be the foundation for MINOS’ outcome, and may most probably hold MINOS on the vanguard of this box until eventually it completes its facts taking in 2011. Ochoa and his colleagues additionally built the winning plan to run MINOS with a beam tuned for antineutrinos, to make a delicate try of CPT symmetry through evaluating the inter-generational mass splitting for neutrinos and antineutrinos. Ochoa’s in-depth, inventive method of the answer of numerous complicated experimental difficulties is an exceptional instance for graduate scholars and longtime practitioners of experimental physics alike. the most interesting leads to this box to emerge within the close to destiny may well locate their foundations during this thesis.

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