# Neutrino 2018 - XXVIII International Conference on Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics

4-9 June 2018
Heidelberg
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# Poster Session Wednesday

## Place

Location: Heidelberg
Room: Kongresshaus Stadthalle Heidelberg
Date: 6 Jun 17:30 - 8:00 PM

## Contribution List

Displaying 204 contributions out of 204
Type: Poster cross sections Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
SBND is the near detector of the Short Baseline Neutrino program at Fermilab. It is a 4m x 4m x 5m liquid Argon time projection chamber providing high-statistics measurements of neutrino interactions by recording 3D images with fine granularity. Cross sections of neutrino-nucleus interactions with pions in the final state were measured by MiniBooNE and MINERvA, showing large discrepancies between ... More
Presented by Mrs. Julia TENA VIDAL
Type: Poster cross sections Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
A 185 kg NaI[Tl] detector has been deployed to the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to measure the charged-current neutrino interaction cross section on $^{127}$I. Results from an initial run will be shown, as well as improvements from a recent upgrade in which muon vetos were deployed to reduce backgrounds. In addition to measuring the charged-current intera ... More
Presented by Samuel HEDGES
Type: Poster cross sections Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
The understanding of neutrino nucleus interaction cross-sections is a dominant uncertainty for current neutrino oscillation experiments. Reductions in these uncertainties will be essential for future experiments. Detectors with low thresholds, such as a high pressure TPC (HPTPC), allow models to be compared in new regions of parameter space and as such for uncertainties to be reduced. A proto-type ... More
Presented by Mr. Patrick James DUNNE
Type: Poster high energy neutrinos & cosmic rays Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition) Board #: 170
In the last few years, the IceCube experiment has opened a new era in neutrino astronomy, providing the first evidence for high-energy astrophysical neutrinos. The origin of these neutrinos is still unknown and some contradictions in the data are present, such as the different observed spectral indices in the high-energy starting and through-going muon samples, a possible anisotropy due to Galacti ... More
Presented by Dr. Andrea PALLADINO
Type: Poster high energy neutrinos & cosmic rays Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
ANITA is a balloon-borne radio receivers designed to register RF (50-1000 MHz) signals produced by UHECR. The RF signals produced in the collision of UHECR particles with atmospheric molecules are explained as the combined result of the Askaryan effect and the geomagnetic signal resulting from Earth’s magnetic field. These signals subsequently get reflected off the Antarctic surface and back up ... More
Presented by Ms. Paramita DASGUPTA
Type: Poster coherent scattering Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
The COHERENT collaboration is measuring coherent elastic neutrino-nucleus scattering (CEvNS) on various nuclei in several detector systems located at the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS), in Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), USA. CEvNS is well calculated in the standard model, is important in supernova processes and serves as a background for direct dark-matter searches. The collaboration pla ... More
Presented by Prof. Diane MARKOFF
Type: Poster atmospheric Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
We present a new search for non-standard neutrino interactions (NSI) with three years of data from IceCube DeepCore. Owing to its dense instrumentation, DeepCore lowers the energy threshold of the IceCube Neutrino Observatory to about 5 GeV and thereby allows detecting and reconstructing high-statistics samples of atmospheric neutrinos. Extra neutrino interactions beyond the Standard Model, or NSI ... More
Presented by Thomas EHRHARDT
Type: Poster supernova Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
The measurement of the period derivative and the canonical model of dipole radiation have provided methods to estimate the low superficial magnetic fields in the so-called Central Compact Objects (CCOs). In the present work, a scenario is introduced to explain the magnetic behavior of such CCOs. Based on MHD simulations of the post core-collapse supernova phase during the hypercritical accretion e ... More
Presented by Mr. Gibran MORALES
Type: Poster cross sections Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
In recent years neutrino oscillation physics has entered an era of high-precision measurements, which require detailed knowledge of neutrino interactions with matter. The poster describes the study of the charged-current (CC) interactions of muon antineutrinos which produce neutral pions in the final state. The analysis aims to search for the interactions in the plastic scintillator (C8H8) targe ... More
Presented by Dr. Alexander IZMAYLOV, Mr. Sergey SUVOROV
Type: Poster cross sections Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
SBND is a Liquid Argon Time Projection Chamber (LArTPC) experiment and the near detector in the Short Baseline Neutrino (SBN) program. At a 110m baseline & with a 112 tonne active mass, the detector will observe ∼5,000,000 $\nu_{\mu}CC$ interactions at energies of $< E_{\nu} > ∼$650 MeV in its 6.6$×10^{20}$ POT (3 year) exposure. SBND will constrain the systematics on the event rate for steri ... More
Presented by Ms. Rhiannon JONES
Type: Poster high energy neutrinos & cosmic rays Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
The IceCube Neutrino observatory, with 5160 sensors submerged in Antarica's glacial ice, collects data from neutrino events over several orders of magnitude in energy. In order to infer physical properties of neutrinos, such as energy, direction and flavor, the raw detector data needs to undergo reconstruction. Taking into account the intricate details of ice properties and sensor efficiencies is ... More
Presented by Dr. Philipp ELLER
Type: Poster etc. Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
This work presents a search for low-energy neutrino signal in Borexino detector in coincidence with the gravitational wave (GW) events GW150914, GW151226 and GW170104. Correlated neutrino events were searched with visible energies greater than 250~keV within a time window of $\pm$500~s centered around the GW detection time. A total of five candidates were found for all three GW events combined. Th ... More
Presented by Dr. Ilia DRACHNEV
Type: Poster supernova Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
The neutrino flavour evolution in a supernova can be described either in terms of neutrino fields or as the evolution of individual neutrinos. There is no reason to think that the two approaches should give contradicting results, and both has their advantages. One of the advantages of using individual neutrinos is that it becomes clear that the finite width of the neutrino sphere must lead to the ... More
Presented by Dr. Rasmus S. L. HANSEN
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
The MINOS+ experiment is an on-axis neutrino oscillation search situated in the Fermilab NuMI beam. We utilize $\nu_{\mu}\rightarrow\nu_{e}$ appearance candidates to probe for exotic neutrino oscillation phenomena. Here we consider a 3+1 sterile neutrino model, where $\nu_{\mu}\rightarrow\nu_{e}$ oscillation could be further mediated by the presence of a sterile neutrino. Updated limits for $\sin^ ... More Presented by Prof. Gregory PAWLOSKI Type: Poster high energy neutrinos & cosmic rays Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition) KM3NeT is a research infrastructure housing the next generation neutrino telescopes in the depths of the Mediterranean Sea. The ARCA detector, which is currently under construction, is optimized for searches for neutrinos from astrophysical sources as well as measurements of the diffuse astrophysical flux. The unambiguous detection of neutrinos of extraterrestrial origin by IceCube has led to the ... More Presented by Mr. Konstantinos PIKOUNIS Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition) NO$\nu$A is a long-baseline neutrino experiment using the NuMi Beam at Fermilab which aims to resolve many of the outstanding questions in neutrino physics. One of the ways that it attempts to do this is by measuring the rate of muon neutrino disappearance. Previous results have featured neutrino data in isolation; however, the current analysis will be the first to present a combination of both ne ... More Presented by Dr. Thomas Karl WARBURTON Type: Poster etc. Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition) The NOvA neutrino experiment, designed to measure electron neutrino appearance in a muon neutrino beam, also has a wide-reaching astrophysics program as a result of its unique size, granularity and position. Unlike previous long-baseline neutrino experiments, the 14$\,$kt NOvA far detector is on the surface, which enables a search for a low-mass monopole component of cosmic rays. Despite$\sim$150 ... More Presented by Matthew STRAIT Type: Poster coherent scattering Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition) Board #: 21 The coherent neutrino scattering with nuclei provides a novel way to measure the distribution of neutrons in nuclei. This interaction has been theoretically predicted more than 40 years ago, but the difficulty of measuring the very small nuclear recoil made possible its experimental observation only in 2017 by the COHERENT experiment. Using the COHERENT data, we are able to determine for the f ... More Presented by Dr. Yufeng LI Type: Poster model building Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition) We address the 5 MeV event excess in the measured antineutrino spectrum from nuclear reactors in a beyond the Standard model framework, a challenge which has not been met to date. We employ nonstandard neutrino interactions with baryons that can induce the reaction$^{13}$C$(\overline{\nu}, \overline{\nu}^\prime n)^{12} \text{C}^{*}$in organic scintillator detectors. The de-excitation of$^{ ... More
Presented by Dr. Vedran BRDAR
Type: Poster reactor Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
Reactor experiments have successfully measured the $\theta_{13}$ mixing angle by studying the neutrino deficit as a function of the prompt visible energy. Among these, Double Chooz is unique due to the experimental configuration that features only two reactors. Taking advantage of this fact, the Reactor Rate Modulation (RRM) analysis classifies the neutrino interactions according to three reactor ... More
Presented by Ms. Diana NAVAS
Type: Poster reactor Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
Double Chooz is a disappearance neutrino experiment that uses nuclear reactors as source and the Inverse Beta Decay (IBD) reaction as detection signal, in order to measure the neutrino mixing parameter, θ13. The IBD produces a positron and a neutron, and the coincident detection, in time, of both characterizes a signal. The identification of spurious signals is of vital importance for a precise m ... More
Presented by Dr. Thiago BEZERRA
Type: Poster high energy neutrinos & cosmic rays Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
Baikal-GVD is a next generation, kilometer-scale neutrino telescope under construction in Lake Baikal. It is designed to detect astrophysical neutrino fluxes at energies from a few TeV up to 100 PeV. GVD will be formed by multi-megaton subarrays (clusters). Each cluster consists of 8 strings each carrying 36 optical modules vertically spaced by 15 m. The bottom OM of the string is placed at a dept ... More
Presented by Zhan DJILKIBAEV
Type: Poster high energy neutrinos & cosmic rays Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
The recent detection of gravitational waves together with the discovery, few years ago, of an extraterrestrial component of high-energy neutrinos, inaugurate the era of multimessanger astrophysics. The relativistic effects owing to the beaming of the jet, that is pointing at us, make blazars the most energetic, persistent particle accelerators of the Universe. Recent observations show the evide ... More
Presented by Mrs. Chiara RIGHI
Type: Poster cross sections Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
Investigation of charge-exchange resonances is important for calculating neutrino capturing cross-sections σ(E) of nuclei that can be used in neutrino detectors. Analog resonance, Gamow- Teller resonance (GTR) and three pigmy resonances are selected. Calculations were performed using the self-consistent theory of finite Fermi systems for Ga-71, Mo-98 and I-127. Even not accounting GTR gives a d ... More
Presented by Mr. Almaz FAZLIAKHMETOV, Mr. Gregory KOROTEEV
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
ProtoDUNE-SP is a single phase Liquid Argon Time Projection Chamber (LArTPC) which is under construction at CERN and is expected to be operational in August 2018. Its main goals are the design validation and the response calibration of the full size DUNE far detector components exploiting cosmic ray data and test-beam data of different particles of known energy and type. The high rate of cosmic ra ... More
Presented by Mr. Fabio SPAGLIARDI
Type: Poster cross sections Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
The T2K experiment’s off-axis near detector (ND280) has recently measured CCQE-like (mesonless) neutrino interactions on hydrocarbon as a series of differential cross-section measurements exploiting both muon and proton kinematics in addition to correlations between them. These results provide a novel probe of the aspects of neutrino-nucleus interactions most pertinent to long-baseline neutrino ... More
Presented by Dr. Stephen DOLAN
Type: Poster atmospheric Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
The IceCube Neutrino Observatory instruments more than a cubic-kilometer of the deep glacial ice below the South Pole Station, Antarctica, creating the world’s largest water Cherenkov detector. With the addition of a low-energy detection array, DeepCore, the observatory is sensitive to neutrinos with energies between ∼ GeV and the EeV- scale. IceCube has now accumulated the world’s largest s ... More
Presented by Dr. Joshua HIGNIGHT
Type: Poster cross sections Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
The T2K near detectors aim to measure precisely the neutrino beam flux and energy spectrum before oscillations. Additionally, the off-axis near detector allows us to measure cross sections of neutrino interactions with different nuclear targets and to tune neutrino generator parameters. At the energies of the T2K neutrino beam, the contribution from inclusive νμ CCπ0 production is relatively ... More
Presented by Marcela BATKIEWICZ
Type: Poster solar Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
A recent under-construction-project Jiangmen Underground Neutrino Observatory (JUNO) will use more than 17, 000 photo-multipliers to reach 3% energy resolution at 1 MeV and its target mass is about 20, 000 ton. With such large size and excellent energy resolution it is promising to have opportunities to improve measurements on the fluxes of low energy part of solar neutrinos given decent purificat ... More
Presented by Mr. Xuefeng DING
Type: Poster dark matter Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition) Board #: 127
We propose a simple theory for the idea that cosmological dark matter (DM) may be present today mainly in the form of stable neutral hadronic thermal relics. In our model neutrino masses arise radiatively from the exchange of colored DM constituents, giving a common origin for both dark matter and neutrino mass. The exact conservation of $B-L$ symmetry ensures dark matter stability and the Dirac n ... More
Presented by Prof. Diego RESTREPO
Type: Poster dark matter Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
Most of the matter of the Universe appears to be “dark matter”, the properties of which we only know very incompletely. The effort to identify this new kind of matter has to be muti-front, since we do not know which is the best way to proceed. An important player in this quest are neutrino telescopes, since they offer unique advantages that complement other searches. Examples of this are the l ... More
Presented by Dr. Juande ZORNOZA
Type: Poster 0vbb Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
In a liquid scintillator detector electrons from double-beta decay ($\beta\beta$-decay) often exceed Cherenkov threshold. These Cherenkov photons carry information about event topology of the two-track single-vertex $\beta\beta$-decay. Event topologies of background events are distinctly different by number of tracks and/or by number of verticies. Therefore signal/background separation can be achi ... More
Presented by Andrey ELAGIN
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
We measure a large set of observables in inclusive charged current muon neutrino scattering on argon with the MicroBooNE liquid argon time projection chamber operating at Fermilab. We evaluate three neutrino interaction models based on the widely used GENIE event generator using these observables. The measurement uses a data set consisting of neutrino interactions with a final state muon candidate ... More
Presented by Ms. Aleena RAFIQUE
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
Accurate modelling of the T2K neutrino flux is crucial for a better understanding of neutrino interactions at the near and far detectors. Most of T2K neutrinos are created through in-flight decays of unstable hadrons, produced by interactions of 31 GeV/c protons in a long graphite target (90 cm). The nominal unoscillated T2K neutrino flux prediction relies on NA61/SHINE measurements collected with ... More
Presented by Tomislav VLADISAVLJEVIC
Type: Poster high energy neutrinos & cosmic rays Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
The unknown sources of very-high-energy (VHE) astrophysical neutrino are also expected to be sources of VHE gamma rays. With a very large field of view (2 sr), a sky coverage of 2/3 of the sky and an uptime ratio better than 95%, HAWC is an outstanding detector to search for gamma-ray counterparts to neutrino sources. We present two works. In the first, limits of VHE gamma ray emission are present ... More
Presented by Ignacio TABOADA
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
In the Tokai-to-Kamioka (T2K) oscillation analysis, electron (anti)neutrino candidates are both the signal channel and the largest background. As the neutrino oscillation community looks to the future with experiments such as Hyper-Kamiokande, the oscillation analyses become limited by systematic error. A detailed understanding of neutrino-nucleus interactions is therefore imperative to maximise ... More
Presented by Dr. Sophie KING
Type: Poster dark matter Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
The future of dark matter direct searches calls for the use of multi-ton scale detectors. In this context, DARWIN (DARk matter WImp search with liquid xenoN), with its 40 tons of active target, will be the ultimate detector, able to explore the entire experimentally accessible parameter space for WIMPs. Such a huge detector, with its low-energy threshold and ultra low background level, will be als ... More
Presented by Dr. Patricia SANCHEZ-LUCAS
Type: Poster supernova Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
The Helium and Lead Observatory (HALO) at SNOLAB is a supernova neutrino detector and a member of the Supernova Early Warning System (SNEWS). The detector consists of 128 3He counters embedded in a 79-ton lead matrix. Depending on energy, neutrino interactions with lead may generate single (1n) or double (2n) neutron events. The relative rates of 1n and 2n events are sensitive to supernova neutrin ... More
Presented by Mr. John Franklin CRENSHAW
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
NO$\nu$A is a long baseline neutrino oscillation experiment, using two functionally identical detectors to measure $\nu_e$ appearance and $\nu_\mu$ disappearance at the Far Detector (FD) with the NuMI Beam at Fermilab. The Near Detector (ND) measures the beam before oscillations, which will allow us to make a measurement of the signal flux before it has oscillated and the background components wh ... More
Presented by Ms. Shiqi YU, Mr. Tomas NOSEK
Type: Poster high energy neutrinos & cosmic rays Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
The Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) uses a large liquid argon time projection chamber detector, well shielded from cosmogenic radiation, and sensitive to physics signals down to a few MeV. As such, it is well positioned for rare event searches, e.g. searches for neutrinos from a nearby supernova burst, and various modes of nucleon decay. The detector is read out in the form of high-res ... More
Presented by Prof. Georgia KARAGIORGI
Type: Poster new technologies Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition) Board #: 152
We report the demonstration of a micro-power sensor designed for true three-dimensional ionization charge detection and digital readout of liquid argon time projection chambers (LArTPCs). True 3D readout is achieved using a custom-designed 32-channel system-on-a-chip ASIC (LArPix-v1), manufactured in 180 nm bulk CMOS, to uniquely instrument each pad in a charge-sensitive pad sensor array. Using a ... More
Presented by Dr. Dan DWYER
Type: Poster 0vbb Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
The MAJORANA DEMONSTRATOR, a modular array containing both natural and $^{\text{76}}$Ge-enriched germanium p-type point contact detectors, is currently searching for neutrinoless double-beta decay in $^{\text{76}}$Ge. The DEMONSTRATOR uses custom high voltage and signal cables to bias the detectors and to read out the deposited charge respectively. These purposefully low-mass cables and connectors ... More
Presented by Mr. David HERVAS AGUILAR
Type: Poster supernova Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
EGADS is the successful prototype of the Super-Kamiokande Gd project (SK-Gd). It is now converted as a standalone supernova (SN) detector. EGADS will serve as a backup for the SK detector this summer, when the SK tank will be opened for inspection and refurbishing. After SK tank work, it will provide automatic and immediate notification to the full community in case of a SN $\nu$ burst detection. ... More
Presented by Dr. Guillaume PRONOST
Type: Poster supernova Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
Core-collapse supernovae emit about 99% of their gravitational energy in a burst of neutrinos. Detecting such a neutrino signal would provide a valuable information both on the neutrino properties and on the stellar collapse physics. The large liquid scintillator detectors used in the NOvA experiment provide a possibility to detect such a signal. A dedicated trigger system was developed for NOvA t ... More
Presented by Mr. Andrey SHESHUKOV
Type: Poster supernova Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
Core Collapse Supernovae (CCSN) are explosive phenomena that may occur at the end of the life of massive stars, releasing over 99% of the energy through emission of MeV neutrinos. Neutrinos are believed to play an important role in the not yet fully understood explosion mechanism. Only 24 SN neutrinos have been detected from the SN1987A event. For a galactic CCSN, the KM3NeT ORCA and ARCA de ... More
Presented by Mr. Massimiliano LINCETTO
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition) Board #: 41
An essential component of the T2K near detector upgrade is a highly segmented scintillator detector, acting as a fully active target for the neutrino interactions. The baseline concept for it is a novel device, called SuperFGD (arXiv:1707.01785), with dimensions of ~200x180x60 cm3. It consists of about 2x106 small scintillator cubes each of 1 cm3. The signal readout from each cube is provided b ... More
Presented by Dr. Marco ZITO, Prof. YUry KUDENKO
Type: Poster coherent scattering Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
The recent observation of coherent elastic neutrino-nucleus scattering (CENNS) opens up a new way to search for beyond standard model physics at low energies in the neutrino sector. The development of ultra low threshold cryogenic detectors with fast time response and good background discrimination is a promising way to fully exploit the spectrum of neutrino-induced nuclear recoils and perform pre ... More
Presented by Dr. Matthieu VIVIER
Type: Poster dark matter Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
The CRESST-III (Cryogenic Rare Event Search with Superconducting Thermometers) experiment located in the Gran Sasso underground laboratory (LNGS, Italy) aims at the direct detection of dark matter (DM) particles. The experiment employs scintillating CaWO4 single-crystals as the target material for dark matter interactions and aims to probe the low-mass parameter space of elastic dark-matter - ... More
Presented by Mr. Michael WILLERS
Type: Poster dark matter Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition) Board #: 126
A variety of experiments have been developed over the past decades, aiming at the detection of Weakly Interactive Massive Particles (WIMPs) via their scattering in an instrumented medium. Detectors capable of reconstructing the direction of the nuclear recoil induced by the WIMP scattering are opening a new frontier to possibly extend Dark Matter searches beyond the neutrino background. Exploitin ... More
Presented by Prof. A. MURAT GULER
Type: Poster etc. Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
We propose a criterion to disentangle genuine from matter-induced CP violation in neutrino oscillations, based solely on symmetry principles. We prove a theorem establishing that, in any flavor channel, neutrino oscillation CP asymmetries have two contributions that are profoundly different: a CPT violating term that vanishes in vacuum and a T violating term that vanishes, even in matter, if there ... More
Presented by Mr. Alejandro SEGARRA
Type: Poster cross sections Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
Future long-baseline neutrino oscillation parameter measurements will be dominated by systematic rather than statistical uncertainty. The determination of incident neutrino energy based on experimental observables relies on theoretical neutrino-nucleus interaction models, which is the dominant uncertainty for the HK experiment. E61 is an experimental solution to constrain this uncertainty. E61 ... More
Presented by John WALKER
Type: Poster high energy neutrinos & cosmic rays Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
We present a theoretical analysis [1] of possible influence of neutrino magnetic moments on the propagation of ultrahigh-energy cosmic neutrinos in the interstellar space under the assumption of two-neutrino mixing. The exact solution of the effective equation for neutrino evolution in the presence of a magnetic field and matter is obtained, which accounts for four neutrino species corresponding t ... More
Presented by Prof. Konstantin KOUZAKOV, Prof. Alexander STUDENIKIN
Type: Poster etc. Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
A review of theory and phenomenology of neutrino electromagnetic properties (EMP) is presented. The general structure of the of Dirac and Majorana neutrinos electromagnetic interactions (given by charge, magnetic, electric, and anapole form factors defined as matrices in the mass basis with account for three-neutrino mixing) is presented. Constraints on neutrino EMP from the terrestrial laborator ... More
Presented by Prof. Alexander STUDENIKIN
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
MicroBooNE (the Micro Booster Neutrino Experiment) is a liquid argon time-projection chamber experiment designed for short-baseline neutrino physics, currently running at Fermilab. It aims to address the anomalous excess of low- energy events observed by the previous MiniBooNE experiment. In this poster we demonstrate the ability of the experiment to reconstruct electron neutrino-like events ... More
Presented by Mr. Stefano Roberto SOLETI
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition) Board #: 42
The 4 10 kt Liquid Argon Time Projection Chambers (LAr-TPCs) of the future DUNE experiment will enable precise measurements of the oscillation parameters and the discovery of CP violation for leptons, thanks to their excellent 3D imaging capabilities coupled with a high-resolution calorimeter. One or more modules of the DUNE detector may exploit a dual phase (DP) LAr-TPC that, relying on the extra ... More
Presented by Mr. Andrea SCARPELLI
Type: Poster etc. Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
Dissipative interactions between neutrinos and the environment in which they propagate lead to quantum decoherence. Such an environment is predicted by quantum gravity models featuring a 'foamy' space-time structure. Environmental decoherence degrades the interference between neutrino states that is responsible for neutrino oscillations, resulting in exponential damping of oscillation probability ... More
Presented by Dr. Thomas STUTTARD
Type: Poster cross sections Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
The goal of presented analysis is the measurement of the muon antineutrino single $\pi^{-}$ production cross section in the T2K near detector. One of the crucial steps is the optimization of signal selection in order to obtain good selection's purity, efficiency and efficiency distribution in the phase space. Since the antineutrino beam is largely contaminated by neutrinos, the main background in ... More
Presented by Mr. Grzegorz ŻARNECKI
Type: Poster etc. Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition) Board #: 136
A set of rephasing invariant parameters for the neutrino mixing are introduced. Under this parametrization, the squared elements of the neutrino mixing matrix are found to satisfy a set of differential equations as functions of the induced mass. They show clearly the dominance of pole terms when the neutrino induced masses cross. It is found that these equations have very good approximate sol ... More
Presented by Shao-Hsuan CHIU
Type: Poster coherent scattering Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
The detection of coherent-neutrino nucleus scattering opens up new opportunities to probe physics beyond the Standard Model such as the search for a neutrino magnetic moment or sterile neutrinos. We present a novel cryogenic neutrino experiment at a nuclear power reactor which allows for precision measurements with a miniaturized detector size. With a recent demonstrator we have achieved ultra-low ... More
Presented by Dr. Raimund STRAUSS
Type: Poster coherent scattering Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
Recently the COHERENT collaboration reported the first observation of coherent elastic neutrino nucleus scattering (CENNS), opening the door to the use of neutrinos for the study of nuclear properties. Studying the CENNS spectrum, indeed, it is possible to measure the electroweak nuclear form factor and therefore constrain the neutron distribution. It is possible to use the neutrinos produced in e ... More
Presented by Prof. Emilio CIUFFOLI
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
NOvA is a long-baseline neutrino oscillation experiment measuring $\nu_{\mu}$ disappearance and $\nu_e$ appearance within the NuMI beam from Fermilab. The experiment uses a Near and a Far Detector placed 810 km away from each other and at 14 milliradians off the beam-axis resulting in an observed energy spectrum that peaks at 2 GeV, close to the oscillation maximum. A combined $\nu_{\mu}$ + $\b ... More Presented by Diana Patricia MENDEZ Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition) The Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment (MICE) at RAL has studied the ionization cooling of muons. Several million individual particle tracks have been recorded passing through a series of focusing magnets in a number of different configurations and a liquid hydrogen or lithium hydride absorber. Measurement of the tracks upstream and downstream of the absorber has shown the expected effects of the ... More Presented by Prof. Vittorio PALLADINO, Dr. Colin WHYTE Type: Poster supernova Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition) Board #: 2 Neutrinos emitted from past core-collapse supernovae are called supernova relic neutrinos (SRN), or diffused supernova neutrino backgrounds (DSNB). The electronics and triggering in Super-Kamiokande-IV (SK-IV) enables tagging inverse beta decay interactions from SRN by neutrons captured on hydrogen. Neutral current quasi-elastic (NCQE) scattering of atmospheric neutrinos on$^{16}$O in SK forms an ... More Presented by Ms. Linyan WAN Type: Poster cross sections Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition) MicroBooNE offers a unique configuration for studying neutrino interactions on argon at energies of interest to neutrino oscillation experiments. We present the first measurement of the charge current neutral pion production for muon neutrinos scattering off argon. This analysis implements the first fully automated LArTPC electromagnetic shower reconstruction for selecting and reconstructing photo ... More Presented by Dr. Joseph ZENNAMO Type: Poster cross sections Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition) MicroBooNE is the first of three liquid-argon time projection chambers in the Fermilab Short Baseline Neutrino Program, which is aiming to probe the electron neutrino like event excess observed by LSND and MiniBooNE. In addition, MicroBooNE has a rich cross section physics program to study neutrino-argon interactions in the energy range of 100MeV to 2GeV. This contribution is presenting the first ... More Presented by Mr. Marco DEL TUTTO, Dr. Anne SCHUKRAFT Type: Poster cross sections Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition) GENIE is the world's most widely-used neutrino Monte Carlo generator and its physics model is employed by nearly all current and near future experiments. The collaboration developed the capability to perform global physics tuning using both the increasing body of neutrino scattering data and the vast complementary array of electron-nucleus and hadron-nucleus scattering data. This is based on a n ... More Presented by Dr. Marco RODA Type: Poster supernova Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition) Supernova neutrino is one of the focal points in the field of neutrino research in recent years. Many experiments hope to detect neutrino burst once again caused by core-collapse supernova (i.e. type Ib/c and type II). Many methods have been applied to estimate galactic core-collapse supernova rate, this article discusses four kinds of reliable method: Detection of supernova neutrinos, SN statisti ... More Presented by Mr. Yan ZHANG Type: Poster supernova Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition) Neutrinos from a CC supernova will shed light on astro- and particle physics processes that leave different signatures on the$\nu$/$\bar\nu$fluences. Existing detectors are most sensitive to$\bar\nu_e$, so a lead-based detector with high$\nu_e$sensitivity would improve the characterization of the neutrino emission. HALO-1kT, will be located at LNGS, and use 1kt of lead, instrumented with ... More Presented by Dr. Barry POINTON Type: Poster high energy neutrinos & cosmic rays Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition) For the first time, on August 17th 2017, the LIGO/Virgo interferometers have detected the coalescence of two neutron stars whose associated electromagnetic emission has been observed from radio to gamma-rays. A neutrino follow-up was performed using ANTARES data to search for a potential high-energy neutrino counterpart to this event, together with IceCube and the Pierre Auger Observatory. No neut ... More Presented by Giulia ILLUMINATI Type: Poster high energy neutrinos & cosmic rays Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition) Board #: 172 The discovery of cosmogenic neutrinos is going to be a major milestone in high-energy neutrino astronomy. Due to the low flux of cosmogenic neutrinos effective volumes of at least an order of magnitude improvement of the size of the IceCube detector are needed. As optical methods are cost-prohibitive at these scales, the radio technique is most promising. The ARIANNA detector aims to detect neutr ... More Presented by Dr. Christian GLASER Type: Poster high energy neutrinos & cosmic rays Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition) The IceCube observatory has observed an excess of high-energy neutrinos above the atmospheric background opening a new era in astronomy. The absence of events with energies E > ~3PeV can be seen as an argument for the presence of a spectral cutoff. Therefore, analyses of extremely high energy events are crucial to determine whether the absence of events is a statistical fluctuation or an indicatio ... More Presented by Dr. Tomasz PALCZEWSKI Type: Poster atmospheric Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition) The study of neutrino oscillation has moved from the discovery phase to the understanding of the neutrino nature such as the CP phase of mass matrix or the mass hierarchy. There are some proposals to carry out these studies with atmospheric neutrino, and it is requested to improve the accuracy of the atmospheric neutrino flux prediction especially at low energies. We present a quantitative d ... More Presented by Dr. Morihiro HONDA Type: Poster high energy neutrinos & cosmic rays Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition) IceCube has discovered a diffuse astrophysical neutrino flux. The significant numbers of tau neutrinos expected due to neutrino mixing from traversing astronomical distances have yet to be observed. Since high-energy (>100 TeV) tau neutrino production in the Earth’s atmosphere is negligible, a tau detection confirms the astrophysical origin of the observed neutrino signal and helps improve the p ... More Presented by Maximilian MEIER Type: Poster high energy neutrinos & cosmic rays Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition) Detection of few-GeV atmospheric neutrinos is made possible by the DeepCore infill array to the IceCube detector. The relatively small amount of recorded event information at these energies introduces challenges for the reconstruction of particle properties, such as energy and incoming angle. Further, the naturally-occurring deep glacial Cherenkov medium requires detailed models, based on in-situ ... More Presented by Sarah NOWICKI Type: Poster atmospheric Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition) Studying the atmospheric neutrino oscillation pattern below 2GeV with a multi-megaton Cherenkov detector may allow for a measurement of the leptonic CP-phase. The most relevant CP-sensitive energy range is below the neutrino detection threshold of KM3NeT/ORCA, which is a underwater Cherenkov detector optimised for the neutrino mass hierarchy determination by measuring the oscillation pattern of 3- ... More Presented by Jannik HOFESTÄDT Type: Poster solar Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition) A geochemical determination of the Solar (pp) neutrino flux was proposed in 1970s [1]. The neutrino capture reaction 205Tl+ve→205Pb+e- has the low energy threshold of 52 keV. By measuring the amount of 205Pb in naturally occurring lorandite (TlAsS2) minerals, the LOREX (LORandite EXperiment) project [2] will provide the integral neutrino flux over the last 4.31(2) My, the age of lorandite [3]. T ... More Presented by Prof. Miodrag PAVIĆEVIĆ, Prof. Yuri LITVINOV Type: Poster atmospheric Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition) We present a summary of the latest atmospheric oscillation parameter measurements using DeepCore, part of the IceCube Neutrino Observatory. With 30 megatonnes of fiducial volume, DeepCore can detect atmospheric neutrinos down to 5 GeV, probing the energy range of the first atmospheric oscillation maximum for neutrinos crossing the Earth. Under the assumption of a unitary mixing matrix, three indep ... More Presented by Elim CHEUNG Type: Poster high energy neutrinos & cosmic rays Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition) The IceCube Neutrino Observatory, a cubic kilometer scale detector in the deep Antarctic ice, has detected an astrophysical neutrino flux above 100 TeV. In this poster we present the results of seven years of data using a sample of high-energy events with contained vertices. Compared to previous iterations of this analysis, the treatment of systematics and calibration has been improved and new rec ... More Presented by Dr. Nancy WANDKOWSKY Type: Poster model building Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition) In frame of the two-Higgs Doublet Model (2HDM) we try to find some discrete, non-abelian flavour symmetry, which could explain masses and mixing matrix elements for leptons. Unlike the Standard Model currently the flavour symmetry need not to be broken. With the GAP program we investigate all finite subgroups of the U3 group, up to the order 1025. Up to such order there is no group, for which ... More Presented by Dr. Sebastian ZAJAC, Dr. Bartosz DZIEWIT Type: Poster etc. Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition) Board #: 33 Although predictions for the magnetic moment of neutrino in the standard theory are far beyond the sensitivity of contemporary experiments, anomalously large neutrino magnetic moments would be of interest from the point of view of astrophysical consequences. Electromagnetic neutrino interaction caused by the non-zero magnetic moment occurs, e.g., in the$\nu-e$elastic scattering significantly co ... More Presented by Mrs. Alina VISHNEVA Type: Poster dark matter Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition) In the current state of rare-event searches such as direct dark matter detection with the future multi-ton scale DARWIN detector, background control and reduction is critical. A significant part of this background comes from the radioactive decays of the daughter nuclei of 238U and 232Th (e.g. 214Bi or 208Tl). Several strategies have been adopted by low-background experiments in astro-particle p ... More Presented by Guillaume EURIN Type: Poster model building Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition) We provide the first systematic study of the low-scale leptogenesis scenario in the minimal Standard Model extended with 3 right-handed neutrinos having masses at the GeV scale. We highlight and discuss the differences between the 2- and the 3-right-handed neutrino cases, the major qualitative distinction being the possibility, in the latter scenario, of probing part of the parameter space at the ... More Presented by Dr. Michele LUCENTE Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition) The MINOS(+) experiment took neutrino oscillation data in the NuMI beam from 2005-2016. The MINOS Near Detector (ND), an iron scintillator calorimeter functionally identical to the MINOS Far Detector, is on-axis and, at 1.04km, close to the NuMI Beam target that is used to generate the NuMI neutrino beam. This makes the MINOS ND the best beam flux monitoring device, better than any other instrume ... More Presented by Dr. Anna HOLIN Type: Poster atmospheric Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition) We present measurements of atmospheric tau neutrino appearance using three years of data from the IceCube Neutrino Observatory. The DeepCore detector sub-array in the deepest clear ice of IceCube enables detection and reconstruction of neutrinos produced by the interaction of cosmic rays in the Earth’s atmosphere at energies and baselines suitable for the study of neutrino of oscillations. Resul ... More Presented by Dr. Philipp ELLER Type: Poster cross sections Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition) The NOvA experiment is a long-baseline neutrino oscillation experiment designed to measure muon neutrino to electron neutrino oscillation. It uses the NuMI beam at Fermilab and consists of a far detector in Ash River, Minnesota and a near detector at Fermilab. An accurate prediction of the neutrino flux is important to both oscillation and cross-section studies at NOvA. Neutrino-electron elastic s ... More Presented by Hongyue DUYANG Type: Poster cross sections Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition) Board #: 95 A detailed understanding of neutrino(ν)-nucleus interactions is essential for the precise measurement of ν oscillations at long-baseline experiments, such as T2K. Moreover, since T2K utilises a water Cherenkov far detector, the study of ν cross sections on Oxygen is imperative. In this poster we report preliminary results from a measurement of ν-Oxygen and ν-Carbon cross sections and their ra ... More Presented by Ms. Margherita BUIZZA AVANZINI Type: Poster cross sections Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition) The WAGASCI experiment is being carried out at J-PARC to precisely measure the neutrino cross-section ratio between water and hydrocarbon target. We constructed a new detector which consists of a water target module, hydrocarbon target module, and muon-range detector. Scintillators of the water module have a characteristic 3D-grid structure, which achieves a large solid angle acceptance. We starte ... More Presented by Mr. Ken'ichi KIN Type: Poster cross sections Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition) A good understanding of nuclear effects in neutrino interactions is crucial to measure neutrino oscillations. A sample of neutrino interactions with no pion, one muon and al least one proton candidate is used to study quasielastic-like interactions from the MINERvA experiment using the low energy NuMI beam at Fermilab. Kinematic correlations between final-state particles are measured. Measuremen ... More Presented by Dr. Minerba BETANCOURT Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition) MICE will demonstrate feasibility of the ionization cooling technique proposed to cool the muon beam at a future neutrino factory or muon collider. Position and momentum reconstruction of each muon in a sample by high precision sci-fibre trackers in a solenoid, before and after the cooling cell, provides several alternative figures of merit in addition to beam emittance. Contraction of the phase ... More Presented by Prof. Vittorio PALLADINO, Dr. Francois DRIELSMA, Mr. Francois DRIELSMA Type: Poster coherent scattering Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition) The COHERENT experiment recently made the first measurement of coherent elastic neutrino nucleus scattering (CEvNS) at the 6.7$\sigma$level with a 14.6 kg CsI(Na) crystal at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. COHERENT uses the Spallation Neutron Source at ORNL as the neutrino source and also plans to test the N$^2$dependence of the CEvNS cross section by making measurements on multiple targets. ... More Presented by Mr. Jacob ZETTLEMOYER Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition) Since the the observation of the$\nu_\mu \rightarrow \nu_e$appearance channel by T2K and others, neutrino experiments have refocused on precision measurements. Previous generations of experiments sought simply to detect oscillations in a particular channel, which is optimally achieved with a baseline and energy tuned as close as possible to the first maximum of the oscillation signature. But ... More Presented by Dr. Phillip LITCHFIELD Type: Poster cross sections Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition) The current status of probing nuclear effects in CC muon neutrino interactions with at least one proton (N$>$0) and one$\pi^0$(M$>$0) in the final state is presented. This work considers the differential cross section on hydrocarbon as a function of double transverse momentum -- a kinematic imbalance of the final state hadronic system transverse to the neutrino direction and muon momentum plane. ... More Presented by Mr. David COPLOWE Type: Poster cross sections Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition) A good understanding of neutrino-nucleus interactions is crucial to precisely measure neutrino oscillations parameters. An essential component of the neutrino interaction model concerns how the cross sections scale with mass number (A). Measurements of neutrino interactions on heavy targets, such as lead, can help to better understand A-dependence and validate theoretical models. The goal of this ... More Presented by Dr. Tomasz WACHALA Type: Poster cross sections Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition) The MiniBooNE Low Energy Excess (LEE) is the observation of anomalous events, whose true origin could be attributed to either electrons or photons in the detector as MiniBooNE lacked the power to distinguish them. One of the primary goals of MicroBooNE is to address this issue of the underlying source of the LEE, using Liquid Argon Time Projection Chamber technology to enable electron/photon separ ... More Presented by Dr. Mark ROSS-LONERGAN Type: Poster high energy neutrinos & cosmic rays Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition) By constantly monitoring at least one complete hemisphere of the sky, neutrino telescopes are well suited to detect neutrinos emitted by transient astrophysical sources. A follow-up program of the ANTARES neutrino alerts is in operation since 2009: it triggers a network of robotic optical telescopes immediately after the detection of a neutrino event and schedule several observations in the follow ... More Presented by Dr. Jürgen BRUNNER Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition) NOvA is an experiment devoted to studying neutrino oscillations in the NuMI neutrino beam from FNAL (USA). It is a long-baseline experiment consisting of two functionally identical, finely granulated detectors which are separated by 810 km of Earth crust and sited at 14 mrad off the beam axis. By measuring the transition probabilities P($\nu_\mu \rightarrow \nu_e$) and P($\nu_\mu \rightarrow \nu ... More
Presented by Ms. Liudmila KOLUPAEVA, Dr. Ashley BACK
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition) Board #: 39
The relatively high value of θ13 privileges the 2nd oscillation max. for the discovery of CP violation instead of the usually used 1st max. The sensitivity at this 2nd max. is about three times higher than for the 1st one inducing a lower influence of systematic errors. Going to the 2nd max. necessitates a very intense neutrino beam with the appropriate energy. The world's most intense pulsed spa ... More
Presented by Dr. Marcos DRACOS
Type: Poster cross sections Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
Neutrino induced neutrons (NINs) are an important background for coherent elastic neutrino-nucleus scattering (CEvNS) measurements at the SNS in Oak Ridge, Tn. This process has never been measured experimentally and has a large theoretical uncertainty. An understanding of this process is critical for the COHERENT collaboration in its ongoing efforts to detect and characterize CEvNS on a variety of ... More
Presented by Mr. Connor AWE
Type: Poster coherent scattering Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
The COHERENT experiment has observed coherent elastic neutrino-nucleus scattering (CEvNS) using the pulsed neutrino production from the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The collaboration now seeks to test the $N^2$ dependence of the standard model cross section for CEvNS using a suite of detector systems. Building on an existing GEANT4 simulation of neutrino prod ... More
Presented by Ms. Rebecca RAPP
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
The NOvA neutrino oscillation experiment uses the GENIE event generator to predict neutrino interactions in its detectors. Recent data, recent reanalysis of extant data, and continued development of theoretical models have brought to light deficiencies in the default GENIE cross section model, which in turn impact the predicted spectra used to infer oscillation parameters. We discuss modificatio ... More
Presented by Dr. Aaron MISLIVEC
Type: Poster coherent scattering Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
The COHERENT collaboration's primary objective is to measure coherent elastic neutrino-nucleus scattering (CEvNS) using the unique, high-quality source of tens-of-MeV neutrinos produced as a by-product during normal operation of the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). COHERENT made the first measurement of CEvNS using a CsI[Na] detector in 2017. Additiona ... More
Presented by Kate SCHOLBERG
Type: Poster cross sections Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
Neutrino-Nucleus Deep Inelastic Scattering (DIS) events provide a probe into the structure of nucleons within a nucleus that cannot be accessed via charged lepton-nucleus interactions. The MINERvA experiment is stationed in the Neutrinos from the Main Injector (NuMI) beam line at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. With the recent increase in average neutrino energy and the greatly increased i ... More
Presented by Ms. Anne NORRICK
Type: Poster etc. Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
The neutrino oscillation phenomenology foresees the presence of CP-violation accessible via high precision neutrino oscillation measurements with both neutrino and antineutrinos. Already today, non-null CP-violation is hinted by running T2K and NOvA experiments. In this poster, we present a novel experimental framework for high precision CP-violation based on a powerful $\pi$-decay-at-rest neutrin ... More
Presented by Francesco PESSINA, Marco GRASSI
Type: Poster etc. Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
The phenomena of neutrino oscillations can proceed only in the case of the coherent superposition of neutrino mass states. An external environment can modify a neutrino evolution in a way that conditions for the coherent superposition of neutrino mass states are violated. Such a violation results in quantum decoherence of neutrino states and leads to suppression of flavor neutrino oscillations. We ... More
Presented by Prof. Alexander STUDENIKIN
Type: Poster etc. Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
We further develop recently proposed new approach to description of the relativistic neutrino flavour $\nu_e^L\leftrightarrow\nu_{\mu}^L$, spin $\nu_e^L\leftrightarrow\nu_e^R$ and spin-flavour $\nu_e^L\leftrightarrow\nu_{\mu}^R$ oscillations in a constant magnetic field that is based on the use of the exact neutrino stationary states in the magnetic field. The neutrino flavour, spin and spin-flavo ... More
Presented by Mr. Artem POPOV, Prof. Alexander STUDENIKIN
Type: Poster model building Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
The Standard Model is based on three neutrino flavours where neutrinos mix by unitary matrix PMNS. However, there can exist additional number of neutrinos hidden within our mathematical and experimental benightedness. We propose an independent analysis of neutrino mixing data based on interval matrices. Methods of matrix analysis show that the set of physically admissible mixing matrices are cl ... More
Presented by Mr. Kamil PORWIT
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
The NOvA experiment has made both $\nu_\mu$ disappearance and $\nu_e$ appearance measurements in Fermilab's NuMI beam, and is working on cross section measurements using near detector data. At the core of NOvA's measurements is the use of deep learning algorithms for identification and reconstruction of the neutrino flavor and energy. These algorithms, used for the first time on NOvA in 2016, yiel ... More
Presented by Dr. Fernanda PSIHAS, Mr. Micah GROH
Type: Poster etc. Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
XMASS is a multi-purpose experiment using a single-phase liquid-xenon scintillator detector located underground at Kamioka Observatory in Japan. Thanks to a low-energy threshold and low background, the XMASS detector has a potential to pursue various topics in a field of neutrino physics. For example, XMASS has a possibility to detect galactic supernova neutrinos via coherent elastic neutrino ... More
Presented by Dr. Katsuki HIRAIDE
Type: Poster etc. Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
We consider the effect of neutrino spin oscillations $\nu_{e}^{L}\Leftrightarrow\nu_{e}^{R}$ engendered by the neutrino weak interaction with the transversal matter current $\bf{j}_{\perp}$ that was predicted [1] within the quasiclassical treatment of the neutrino spin vector evolution based on the generalized Bargmann-Michel-Telegdi equation. Now we develop [2] the consistent quantum treatment ... More
Presented by Mr. Pavel PUSTOSHNY, Prof. Alexander STUDENIKIN
Type: Poster atmospheric Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
We explore the neutrinos from decays of stopped atmospheric muons in the Earth. In terms of the atmospheric muon flux at the sea-level and the average muon range $R$, we derive the depth distribution of stopped muons in the Earth. The stopped $\mu^-$ can be captured by different nuclei in the rock. Based on the mean-life of captured $\mu^-$ and the average muonic capture probabilities of diff ... More
Presented by Dr. Wan-Lei GUO
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
CPT symmetry, the combination of Charge Conjugation, Parity and Time reversal, is a cornerstone of our model building strategy and therefore the repercussions of its potential violation will severely threaten the most extended tool we currently use to describe physics, i.e. local relativistic quantum fields. However, limits on its conservation from the Kaon system look indeed imposing. Here we cal ... More
Presented by Mr. Christoph Andreas TERNES
Type: Poster coherent scattering Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
The COHERENT Collaboration made the first observation of Coherent Elastic Neutrino-Nucleus Scattering (CEvNS) as published in Science Magazine in August 2017. The signal for this process is a small nuclear recoil in the detector material. COHERENT is measuring CEvNS at the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) because of the timing, energy, and intensity of neut ... More
Presented by Mr. Justin RAYBERN
Type: Poster high energy neutrinos & cosmic rays Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
The IceCube Neutrino Observatory at the South Pole detects Cherenkov light from charged particles produced in neutrino interactions. At the highest energies, the neutrino flux is of cosmic origin, but its astrophysical sources are yet unknown. A measurement of the flavor ratio on Earth can provide important constraints on sources and production mechanisms. In this poster we present the measurement ... More
Presented by Juliana STACHURSKA
Type: Poster high energy neutrinos & cosmic rays Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
The IceCube Neutrino Observatory, a cubic-kilometer in-ice detector at the South Pole, offers a unique window into the smallest and largest scales of our universe. In this poster, I will present several new physics analyses with seven years of data using the high-energy starting event selection. This includes a Standard Model cross-section measurement that exploits the flux attenuation of high-ene ... More
Presented by Dr. Tianlu YUAN
Type: Poster high energy neutrinos & cosmic rays Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
The IceCube neutrino observatory has measured the TeV-scale atmospheric neutrino flux with increasing accuracy. As statistics accumulate, corresponding improvements in treatments of systematic uncertainty enable highly sensitive searches for beyond Standard Model physics. In this poster, I will highlight our recent searches for Lorentz Violation and sterile neutrinos using high-energy muon neutrin ... More
Presented by Dr. Carlos ARGÜELLES DELGADO
Type: Poster cross sections Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
Polarization transfer (PT) observables in the single pion production induced by the charged current neutrino-nucleon interaction are examined within two models. The predictions are made for neutrino energy of the order of 1 GeV as well as for the T2K energy flux. It is demonstrated that the PT observables: the degree of polarization and the polarization components of outgoing fermions are sensitiv ... More
Presented by Dr. Krzysztof GRACZYK
Type: Poster supernova Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
Core-collapse supernovae are one of the most fascinating phenomena in astrophysics,but the explosion mechanism is not clearly understood yet because of their intricacies. One underlying problem is the uncertainty in weak interaction rates. In particular, during core-collapse stage, neutrino emission and scattering rates of heavy nuclei potentially affect the mass of newborn hot neutron star and i ... More
Presented by Dr. Shun FURUSAWA
Type: Poster dark matter Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
We introduce the dark matter (DM) evolution process in the Sun under a two-component DM scenario. In this picture, both DM species could be captured by the Sun through DM-nucleus scattering and DM self-scatterings, e.g. $\chi\chi$ and $\xi\xi$ collisions. In addition, the heterogeneous self-scattering due to $\chi\xi$ collision is essentially possible in any 2DM models. This new introduced ... More
Presented by Dr. Yen-Hsun LIN
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
The Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) is a long-baseline neutrino experiment that will be built over the next ten years with a high-power neutrino beam coming from Fermilab to a detector at the Sanford Underground Research Facility (SURF) in Lead, South Dakota. The experiment will make use of the liquid argon time-projection chamber (LArTPC) technology to image neutrino-argon interaction ... More
Presented by Matthew BASS
Type: Poster new technologies Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
Quantum dots are semiconducting crystals with dimensions on the order of nanometers. Due to quantum confinement, their size gives rise to optical properties that resemble those of single atoms, rather than bulk material. One of these is their absorption of light shorter than a characteristic wavelength and reemission in a narrow peak around that wavelength. An emergent class of these materials, pe ... More
Presented by Ms. Diana GOODING
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
The Korean Neutrino Observatory (KNO) is proposed as a next generation underground neutrino detector in Korea. The detector is a 260 kiloton water Cherenkov detector and can serve as the second detector of Hyper-Kamiokande experiment. By detecting J-PARC neutrino beam in these two detectors in Korea and Japan at the same time, the measurement of neutrino oscillation parameters such as leptonic CP ... More
Presented by Mr. Sanghoon JEON
Type: Poster cross sections Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
Possibility of using the elastic scattering of low energy electron neutrinos (Dirac or Majorana) on the polarized electron target for a study of the time reversal symmetry violation (TRSV) and neutrino nature is considered.It turns out that the azimuthal asymmetry (AA) and the spectrum of scattered electrons contain the interference terms between standard $V-A$ and exotic $V + A$ and $S_R, P_ ... More Presented by Dr. Wiesław SOBKÓW Type: Poster supernova Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition) SK-Gd is the next phase of the Super-Kamiokande (SK) experiment. Gadolinium (Gd) sulphate will be dissolved at 0.2% by mass, enriching the detector medium to contain 0.1% Gd. Gd's extremely high capture cross-section for thermal neutrons, which is followed by an energetic gamma cascade, will make neutron tagging in the detector more than 80% efficient. Prior to a core collapse supernova (SN), sil ... More Presented by Mr. Charles SIMPSON Type: Poster model building Session: Poster Session Wednesday Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition) The neutrino mixing angles are predicted to be$\theta_{23}=-\pi/4$and$\theta_{13}=0$if the neutrino mass matrix has$\mu\leftrightarrow\tau$exchange symmetry. We need to break this symmetry to obtain a match with experimental measurements. This breaking is given by two parameters:$\varepsilon_1$and$\varepsilon_2$. We show that the magnitude of$\theta_{13}$is controlled by$\varepsil ... More
Presented by Mr. Uma Sankar S.
Type: Poster model building Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
The origin of light neutrino masses remains an unknown, though at present the most widely accepted model for understanding the smallness of the masses observed in nature is the Seesaw Mechanism. The Littlest Seesaw model extends the SM by two right-handed neutrinos with constrained Yukawa couplings and provides a highly predictive description of neutrino masses and PMNS mixing parameters. If r ... More
Presented by Ms. Susana MOLINA SEDGWICK
Type: Poster coherent scattering Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
Coherent Elastic Neutrino-Nucleus Scattering (CENNS) is a Standard Model process that, although predicted for decades, has only been detected recently. Now that CENNS has been discovered, it provides a new probe for physics beyond the Standard Model. We study the potential to probe new physics with CENNS through the use of low temperature bolometers at a reactor source. We consider contributions t ... More
Presented by Mr. Joseph JOHNSTON
Type: Poster coherent scattering Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
The Coherent Elastic Neutrino-Nucleus Scattering has been observed by the COHERENT collaboration using a 14.6-kg CsI[Na] scintillator at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. This indicates a new way to build compact neutrino detectors and unlocks new channels to test the Standard Model. The main challenge is to understand the neutrino-induced low energy nuclear recoils. It is commonly known that the sig ... More
Presented by Mr. Long LI
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
Multiple Coulomb scattering and energy loss are well known phenomena experienced by charged particles as they traverse a material. However, from recent measurements by the MuScat collaboration, available simulation codes (GEANT4, for example) are known to overestimate the scattering of muons in low Z materials. This is of particular interest to the Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment (MICE) colla ... More
Presented by Prof. Vittorio PALLADINO, Dr. Alan YOUNG
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
The Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment (MICE) has measured the evolution of beam emittance due to ionization cooling. A muon beam is focused by a large aperture solenoid onto an absorber ( Lithium hydride or liquid hydrogen). Detectors are placed upstream and downstream of the focus, enabling the phase space coordinates of each muons to be reconstructed and the change in beam emittance of en ... More
Presented by Prof. Vittorio PALLADINO, Prof. Steve BOYD
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
NOvA is a long-baseline neutrino oscillation experiment that aims to investigate the neutrino mass ordering, probe the lepton sector CP violating phase factor, and improve the limits on current neutrino oscillation parameters by measuring oscillations of both neutrinos and anti-neutrinos produced in the NuMI beam at Fermilab. Careful comparisons of the neutrino energy spectrum measured by the Near ... More
Presented by Dr. Erica SMITH, Dr. Michael BAIRD
Type: Poster model building Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition) Board #: 142
We apply the general idea of renormalization-group equations (RGEs) to understand how neutrino masses and flavor mixing parameters evolve when neutrinos propagate in a medium. Taking the matter parameter $a \equiv 2\sqrt{2}G^{}_{\rm F} N^{}_e E$ to be an arbitrary scale-like variable , we derive a complete set of differential equations for the effective neutrino mixing matrix $V$ and the effective ... More
Presented by Dr. Shun ZHOU
Type: Poster high energy neutrinos & cosmic rays Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
The measurement of the Neutrino Mass Ordering (NMO), i.e. the ordering of the three neutrino mass eigenstates, is a major goal of many future experiments. One strategy to measure the NMO is observing matter effects in the oscillation pattern of atmospheric neutrinos as proposed for the Precision Next Generation Upgrade (PINGU) of the IceCube Neutrino Observatory. This type of measurement can al ... More
Presented by Martin LEUERMANN
Type: Poster high energy neutrinos & cosmic rays Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
KM3NeT will be the largest underwater neutrino telescope employing the Cherenkov detection technique in the deep Mediterranean Sea. The infrastructure will consist of three detector building blocks: large 3D arrays of optical sensor modules arranged on vertical detection units anchored on the seabed. Two building blocks for KM3NeT/ARCA are optimised for the detection of TeV-PeV neutrinos in order ... More
Presented by Dr. Irene DI PALMA
Type: Poster model building Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition) Board #: 143
Strong CP problem is known to be solved by imposing Peccei-Quinn symmetry. However, domain wall problem could make models invalid in many cases. We propose a model in which the PQ charge is assigned quarks so as to escape this problem. In the effective model resulting after the PQ symmetry breaking, both the quark mass hierarchy and the CKM mixing could be explained through Froggatt-Nielsen mech ... More
Presented by Prof. Daijiro SUEMATSU
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
In a LArTPC, the scintillation light is an important signal as it will provide the t0 for track reconstruction, may improve the calorimetric performances and can be used as a inner trigger for non-beam rare events. However, the optical properties of liquid argon for scintillation light wavelength are poorly known. A detailed light simulation allows us to study the impact of these parameters (e.g. ... More
Presented by Ms. Anne CHAPPUIS
Type: Poster new technologies Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
We are developing a new experimental technique to search for the neutrinoless double beta decay of Se-82 with imaging devices made from an active layer of amorphous selenium coupled to a complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) active pixel array. The proposed technology combines at once the possibility of a low-background implementation, the precise energy resolution required to reject back ... More
Presented by Prof. Alvaro CHAVARRIA
Type: Poster etc. Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
We present a search for heavy majorana neutrinos (N) using same-sign dilepton plus jets events with the CMS data taken in the 2016 LHC pp collisions at $\sqrt{s}$ = 13 TeV. The existance of non-zero masses of the Standard Model (SM) neutrinos from neutrino oscillations results is a clear evidence for physics beyond the SM. No significant excess of N was observed in the data and upper limits were s ... More
Presented by Mr. SungBin OH
Type: Poster cross sections Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
MicroBooNE, an 85 metric ton (active mass) liquid argon time projection chamber (TPC), began studying neutrino interactions on the Fermilab Booster Neutrino Beamline (BNB) in October 2015. One of its primary physics goals is to investigate the Low Energy Excess of events previously observed by the MiniBooNE experiment, which could be single-electron or single-photon in nature. Neutrino neutral cur ... More
Presented by Mr. Robert MURRELLS
Type: Poster high energy neutrinos & cosmic rays Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
The presence of young Cosmic Ray accelerators in the proximity of the interface between the Local and the Loop1 Superbubbles could enhance neutrino production over a large part of the sky, and a diffuse signal could be detectable in already available neutrino telescopes data samples. The ANTARES neutrino telescope is the best performing neutrino telescope for low-energy galactic emission of neut ... More
Presented by Dr. Luigi Antonio FUSCO
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition) Board #: 43
Heavy Neutral Leptons (HNLs, heavy neutrinos) with masses below the electroweak scale are introduced in some extensions of the Standard Model to address consistently such effects as neutrino oscillations, light neutrino masses, dark matter and baryon asymmetry. The poster presents the search for heavy neutrinos in the mass range of $140 < M_{HNL} < 493$ MeV/c$^2$ with the T2K neutrino oscillati ... More
Presented by Mr. Mathieu LAMOUREUX
Type: Poster high energy neutrinos & cosmic rays Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
ANTARES is the largest high-energy neutrino telescope in the Northern Hemisphere. This contribution presents the results of a search, based on the ANTARES data collected over 17 months between Nov. 2014 and Apr. 2016, for high energy neutrino emission in coincidence with TeV gamma-ray flares from Markarian 421 and Markarian 501, two bright BL Lac extragalactic sources highly variable in flux, det ... More
Presented by Mr. Mukharbek ORGANOKOV
Type: Poster dark matter Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
One of the strategy for dark matter detection is to search for the products of its self-annihilation, such as antimatter, photons or neutrinos. The later provide very good information about their source location and generated energy spectra. In the presented analysis, atmospheric neutrino data collected with the Super-Kamiokande in years 1996-2016 was used in order to search for the neutrinos prod ... More
Presented by Ms. Katarzyna FRANKIEWICZ
Type: Poster etc. Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
The Super-Kamiokande (SK) detector, a large water Cherenkov detector, is well-suited to proton decay searches, with $7.5 \times 10^{33}$ protons in the 22.5 kiloton fiducial volume. SK has been carried out searches for proton (nucleon) decay via many decay modes, like $p \rightarrow e^{+}\pi^{0}$, $p \rightarrow \mu^{+}\pi^{0}$, $p \rightarrow \bar{\nu}K^{+}$, and many other decay modes. This ... More
Presented by Dr. Hidekazu TANAKA
Type: Poster dark matter Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
A.V. Derbin, I.S. Drachnev, Yu.M. Gavrilyuk, A.M. Gangapshev, V.V. Kazalov,V.V.Kuzminov,V.N. Muratova, S.I. Panasenko, S.S. Ratkevich, D.A. Tekueva, E.V.Unzhakov, S.P. Yakimenko A search for resonant absorption of the solar axions with a wide continuous spectra by $^{83}\rm{Kr}$ nuclei is continued with the krypton proportional counter at the Baksan Neutrino Observatory. Such an absorption ... More
Presented by Prof. Alexander DERBIN
Type: Poster high energy neutrinos & cosmic rays Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
Cosmic ray interactions with the solar atmosphere are expected to generate energetic neutrinos that might be observable with neutrino telescopes, such as IceCube. These so called solar atmospheric neutrinos are expected to have a harder energy spectrum compared to those generated in the Earth atmosphere. The difference originates from the lower atmospheric density of the Sun, which allows secondar ... More
Presented by Carsten ROTT
Type: Poster high energy neutrinos & cosmic rays Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
We present a search for ANTARES neutrino events in spatial and temporal coincidence with IceCube High-Energy Starting Events (HESE) reconstructed as track events and Extremely High-Energy (EHE) through-going muon neutrinos. This analysis uses a maximum likelihood ratio approach. All ANTARES neutrino flavors yielding track or cascade events are considered. Each IceCube event direction is treated as ... More
Presented by Giulia ILLUMINATI
Type: Poster dark matter Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
The nature of dark matter is one of the hottest topics in physics nowadays. Neutrino telescopes have an important role in this quest, given their specific characteristics. For instance, the detection of high energy neutrinos from the Sun would be a smoking gun for the presence of dark matter, since the astrophysical uncertainties are small, contrary to what happens with most of other indirect sear ... More
Presented by Dr. Juande ZORNOZA
Type: Poster etc. Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
Searches for heavy neutral lepton (HNL) production in charged kaon decays using the data collected by the NA62 experiment at CERN are reported. Upper limits are established on the elements of the extended neutrino mixing matrix for heavy neutral lepton mass in the range 130-450 MeV, improving on the results from previous HNL production searches. The status and prospects of searches for lepton flav ... More
Presented by Ms. Lorenza IACOBUZIO
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
By deploying a massive high-resolution Liquid Argon Time Projection Chamber detector at the Sanford Underground Research Facility, South Dakota, sampling a high-intensity 1.2 MW neutrino beam produced 1300km away at Fermilab, the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) will perform high-precision measurements of neutrino mixing and potentially discover or constrain CP violation in the lepton s ... More
Presented by Prof. Alexandre SOUSA
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
Most data from neutrino oscillation experiments are consistent with the standard three-flavor paradigm. With increasing experimental precision, potential effects from high scale physics that could modify oscillations in subtle ways are searched for. One such high scale physics scenario involves large extra dimensions. Following the Large Extra Dimension model, sterile neutrinos arising as Kaluza-K ... More
Presented by Mr. Thomas CARROLL, Prof. Karol LANG, Dr. Simon DE RIJCK
Type: Poster high energy neutrinos & cosmic rays Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
The IceCube neutrino observatory has detected a flux of extragalactic neutrinos. However, the origin of the neutrinos is still unknown. Among the possible candidates are Gamma-Ray Bursts (GRBs), Core-Collapse Supernovae (SNe), Active Galactic Nuclei (AGN) and Tidal Disruption Events (TDEs) - all are accompanied by a characteristic optical counterpart. Therefore, the goal is to identify the neutrin ... More
Presented by Mr. Ludwig RAUCH
Type: Poster high energy neutrinos & cosmic rays Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
The IceCube neutrino observatory is a 1 km$^3$ detector deployed deep in the Antarctic glacier. While IceCube recently discovered a diffuse astrophysical flux of high energy neutrinos, its sources are yet to be identified. With a field of view covering the whole sky and continuous data-taking, IceCube is capable of detecting transient sources when one or more high energy neutrinos arrive, and sen ... More
Presented by Mr. Thomas KINTSCHER
Type: Poster model building Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
A see-saw mechanism for the masses of the light active neutrinos and their mixing angles is proposed in the context of an extension of the particle spectrum of the standard model. By adding one right-handed sterile neutrino and a Higgs triplet, we generate a neutrino mass matrix that depends from the sterile neutrino and Higgs triplet Yukawa couplings. By aligning the Yukawa triplet coupling as th ... More
Presented by Mr. Michael OSPINA
Type: Poster atmospheric Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
ORCA (_Oscillations Research with Cosmics in the Abyss_) is a megaton-scale Cherenkov neutrino detector currently under construction by the KM3NeT collaboration, at a depth of 2450m in the Mediterranean Sea. Atmospheric neutrinos cross the Earth along a wide range of baselines, undergoing matter effects which enhance neutrino oscillations in the few GeV energy range with a dependence on the neutr ... More
Presented by Mr. Simon BOURRET, Mr. Liam QUINN
Type: Poster supernova Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
IceCube has proven that its low background environment allows for the detection of MeV neutrinos from core-collapse supernovae (SNe). These neutrinos can reveal the time structure of the evolution of a SN and enhance our picture of these explosions. However, IceCube is not able to reconstruct such neutrinos individually but they are measured as a collective enhancement of the modules dominating da ... More
Presented by Mr. Cristian Jesus LOZANO MARISCAL
Type: Poster supernova Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
Supernova(SN) 1987A was the first detected neutrino burst in neutrino experiment. The Jiangmen Underground Neutrino Observatory(JUNO) is an upcoming large liquid scintillator detector experiment with an expected 3% energy resolution at 1 MeV and abundant light yield. These properties make JUNO a powerful SN neutrino detector. In this poster, we present our simulation studies on SN neutrino event ... More
Presented by Mr. Kuo-Lun JEN
Type: Poster solar Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
We present the projected sensitivity of the LUX-ZEPLIN (LZ) dark matter experiment to solar boron-8 neutrinos detected via coherent elastic neutrino-nucleus scattering, and the physics prospects opened by such a measurement with the LZ detector.
Presented by Dr. Brais LOPEZ PAREDES
Type: Poster etc. Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
The spin light of neutrino (SLν) is the electromagnetic radiation emitted by a neutrino due to its magnetic moment when the particle is moving in external environments, i.e. in the presence of matter and/or electromagnetic or gravitational fields. One of the most promising astrophysical conditions for this phenomenon to be manifested in are realized in Gamma-Ray Bursts (GRB) where generation of ... More
Presented by Aleksei LOKHOV
Type: Poster cross sections Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
NOvA (NuMI Off-axis Electron-Neutrino Appearance Experiment) is a long-baseline neutrino oscillation experiment which uses two functionally identical detectors, a near detector at Fermilab and a far detector located 810 km away in northern Minnesota, to measure electron-neutrino appearance in a narrow-band beam of muon-neutrinos peaked at 2 GeV in energy. Neutrino induced Neutral Current inter ... More
Presented by Prof. Mathew MUETHER
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
Sterile neutrinos are among the most attractive extensions of the SM to generate the light neutrino masses observed in neutrino oscillation experiments. When the sterile neutrinos are subject to a protective symmetry, they can have masses around the electroweak scale and potentially large neutrino Yukawa couplings, which makes them testable at planned future particle colliders. The presented ... More
Presented by Oliver FISCHER
Type: Poster solar Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
Super-Kamiokande (SK), a 50 kton water Cherenkov detector in Japan, has stably accumulated solar neutrinos over 20 years. With the long operation, SK has chance to search for periodic signals in the observed data. The Sun does oscillate around its equilibrium state because of its restoring forces. The internal gravity modes, g-modes, may locally affect the electron density in the core of the Su ... More
Presented by Dr. Yuuki NAKANO
Type: Poster supernova Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
Hyper-Kamiokande (Hyper-K) is a proposed next generation neutrino experiment, aiming at the measurement which starts at 2026. Hyper-K project includes a high intensity accelerator neutrino beamline at J-PARC and one to two underground large water Cherenkov detectors as the far detectors. Each far detector will provide the fiducial volume of 0.19 Mt ultra-pure water, with its cylindrical water tank ... More
Presented by Dr. Takatomi YANO
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
T2K is a long-baseline $\nu$ oscillation experiment. A $\nu_{\mu}$ beam produced at J-PARC in Japan is detected by the Super-Kamiokande(SK)far detector positioned at 295 km away from the beam source. Neutrons accompanying $\nu$ interactions on water are of value to $\nu$ oscillation analyses and nucleon decay searches. These analyses need a precise Monte Carlo(MC) simulation that predicts neut ... More
Presented by Mr. Ryosuke AKUTSU
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition) Board #: 38
At the CERN SPS, the DsTau project has been proposed to study tau-neutrino production aiming at providing important information for future $\nu_\tau$ measurements. Precise measurement of the $\nu_\tau$ charged-current cross section would enable a search for new physics effects in $\nu_\tau$-nucleon CC interactions. The source of $\nu_\tau$ is the sequential decay of $D_s$ mesons produced by proton ... More
Presented by Dr. Yury GORNUSHKIN
Type: Poster high energy neutrinos & cosmic rays Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
Compact object binary mergers; neutron star-neutron star or neutron star-black hole have amply been discussed as progenitors of short gamma-ray bursts (sGRBs). Whereas the strength of magnetic field in a neutron star-black hole merger can be $\sim 10^{12}$ G, in a binary neutron star system, the magnetic field could be amplified beyond $(\sim 10^{15}$ - $10^{16}\ )$ G. By calculating the effect ... More
Presented by Mr. Gibran MORALES
Type: Poster high energy neutrinos & cosmic rays Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
Neutrino telescopes allow the collection of large samples of multi-TeV neutrinos. Above a few tens of TeV, since the neutrino cross section increases with energy, the increasing absorption of neutrinos crossing the Earth modifies the energy spectrum of atmospheric neutrinos in a zenith-dependent way. These effects can be quantified using the high-purity neutrino samples collected with ANTARES, th ... More
Presented by Véronique VAN ELEWYCK
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
The T2K collaboration has reported world-leading results on neutrino oscillation parameters $\theta_{23}$, $\Delta m^2_{32}$, and $\delta_{CP}$ from measurements of muon (anti)neutrino disappearance and electron (anti)neutrino appearance in accelerator-produced muon (anti)neutrino beam. The oscillation analysis relies on neutrino flux and cross-section models that are tuned by near detector data b ... More
Presented by Mr. Simon BIENSTOCK
Type: Poster supernova Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
The Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) liquid argon time projection chambers will record the burst of neutrinos from the core collapse of a massive star in the Milky Way neighborhood.  DUNE's liquid argon has unique sensitivity to the electron neutrino component of the burst. This poster will describe recent progress on reconstruction of supernova burst neutrinos in DUNE.
Presented by Prof. Alec HABIG
Type: Poster supernova Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
Modern neutrino facilities will be able to detect a large number of neutrinos from the next Galactic supernova. We investigate the viability of the triangulation method to locate a core-collapse supernova by employing the neutrino arrival time differences at various detectors. We perform detailed numerical fits in order to determine the uncertainties of these time differences for the cases when th ... More
Presented by Dr. Xunjie XU
Type: Poster supernova Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
The PICO 500 dark matter detector at SNOLAB will be be filled with about one tonne of superheated **$C_3F_8$** freon operating at a recoil threshold below 3keV. The new experiment will extend the reach for spin dependent interactions with a planned start of operation in 2019 at SNOLAB. The poster will provide an update on the status of the PICO 500 experiment and the dark matter sensitivity for sp ... More
Presented by Prof. Carsten KRAUSS
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
One of the key physics goals of NOvA is to constrain oscillation parameters such as the octant of $\theta_{23}$, $\delta_{cp}$, and the neutrino mass hierarchy via a joint $\nu_{\mu}+\nu_{e}$ oscillation analysis. We do this by propagating $\nu_\mu$s from the world's most powerful neutrino beam at Fermilab, over a baseline of 810 km to northern Minnesota, USA, and measure the $\nu_\mu$ to $\nu_e$ ... More
Presented by Dr. Reddy Pratap GANDRAJULA, Micah GROH
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
As the NOvA long-baseline neutrino oscillation experiment takes more data, systematic uncertainty begins to more heavily impact the oscillation analyses. The largest effects are calibration on calorimetric energy, detector modeling on muon energy scale, and near-detector pileup on normalization of the far-detector expectation. Cross-section systematics will be discussed in another poster. Detailed ... More
Presented by Mr. Tyler ALION
Type: Poster high energy neutrinos & cosmic rays Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition) Board #: 171
The Ultra High Energy neutrino astronomy at PeV has been partially opened by Icecube few events. The several abundant tens or hundred TeVs neutrino might be polluted by common or prompt charmed atmospheric neutrino. Indeed the absence of any galactic plane clustering, the paucity or absence of AGN or GRB gamma correlated neutrino events, as well as the absence of any gamma or X signal along highe ... More
Presented by Dr. Daniele FARGION
Type: Poster atmospheric Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
ORCA is the low-energy branch of KM3NeT, the next-generation underwater Cherenkov neutrino detector currently being built in the Mediterranean Sea. The detector is optimised to study oscillations of atmospheric neutrinos in the few-GeV energy range in order to determine the neutrino mass ordering. Within its instrumented volume of more than 7 Mm$^3$ of sea water an unprecedented statistics of >3k ... More
Presented by Dr. Thomas EBERL
Type: Poster cross sections Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
The Accelerator Neutrino Neutron Interaction Experiment (ANNIE) has completed Phase I background measurements and is now progressing towards its Phase II physics measurement. Located in the Fermilab Booster Neutrino Beam (BNB), the experiment has two primary goals: (1) perform a measurement of the production of neutrons from $\nu_{\mu}$ interactions as a function of $Q^2$ to constrain neutrino-nu ... More
Presented by Prof. Matthew WETSTEIN
Type: Poster cross sections Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
The Accelerator Neutrino Neutron Interaction Experiment (ANNIE) at Fermilab will use 30 tons of gadolinium-enhanced water to capture and detect the otherwise invisible neutrons produced in complex neutrino-nucleus interactions in addition to traditional water-Cherenkov charged particle detection. The number of these final-state neutrons helps constrain the interaction type and the kinematics of th ... More
Presented by Dr. Jonathan EISCH
Type: Poster reactor Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
Double Chooz is a reactor neutrino disappearance experiment with the purpose of a precise mesurement of the neutrino mixing angle $\theta_{13}$. The experimental setup consists of two identical liquid scintillator detectors at average baselines of about 400m and 1km to two reactor cores at the nuclear power plant in Chooz, France. The neutrinos are detected by measuring the signature of the invers ... More
Presented by Mr. Philipp SOLDIN
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
The ENUBET ERC-CoG prject is funded (2016-2021) to prove the possibility to monitor lepton production in the decay tunnel of neutrino beams at single particle level thus providing a 1% measurement of the flux at source. In particular, the three body semileptonic decay of kaons monitored by large angle positron production offers a fully controlled nu_e source at the GeV scale for a new generation ... More
Presented by Giulia BRUNETTI
Type: Poster atmospheric Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
The successes of the IceCube project have included the discovery of astrophysical neutrinos and neutrino-oscillation measurements. Work is ongoing towards extensions of the IceCube detector, for the first phase of which, the first seven strings of a dense, low-energy infill will be installed in the centre of IceCube. These strings - called the IceCube Upgrade - will allow the atmospheric tau-neutr ... More
Presented by Dr. Justin EVANS
Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
NOvA is a long-baseline off-axis beam neutrino experiment at Fermilab and Ash River, Minnesota. By measuring $\nu_\mu$ disappearance and $\nu_e$ appearance at the 14 kiloton NOvA Far Detector, the experiment is addressing outstanding questions in neutrino physics, including the neutrino mass hierarchy and existence of leptonic CP violation. The NOvA Test Beam program, under deployment at the Fermi ... More
Presented by Prof. Karol LANG
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
In this poster, the neutrino beam produced at the Experimental Muon Source (EMuS) at China Spallation Neutron Source (CSNS) is presented. EMuS is foreseen to produce intense muon beams for muon science using the CSNS accelerator complex. EMuS could be also operated in neutrino mode in order to achieve neutrino cross section measurements and to search for new physics. The layout and the optimizatio ... More
Presented by Dr. Nikolaos VASSILOPOULOS
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
Pattern recognition is an essential aspect in the reconstruction of particle interactions in liquid argon time projection chamber experiments. The novel multi-algorithm approach implemented in the Pandora software [1,2], developed in Cambridge, uses many tens of algorithms to gradually build up an image of the event and has been used successfully for pattern recognition in a number of particle phy ... More
Presented by Mr. Andrew SMITH
Type: Poster reactor Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
The Daya Bay Reactor Neutrino Experiment consists of eight functionally identical detectors placed underground at different baselines from six 2.9 GW reactor cores. In 2012, the experiment announced the discovery of a non-zero value of $\sin^2 2 \theta_{13}$ with a significance better than 5 $\sigma$, based on a dataset collected with six antineutrino detectors. In the summer of 2012, two ad ... More
Presented by Dr. Bei-Zhen HU
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
The Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) will use large liquid argon (LAr) detectors to measure the CP violating phase, determine the neutrino mass hierarchy and perform precision tests of the three-flavor paradigm in long-baseline neutrino oscillations. The underground laboratory will house four detectors, each with a fiducial mass of 10 kt of LAr. Due to its unprecedented size, DUNE will ... More
Presented by Thomas KUTTER
Type: Poster coherent scattering Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
The RED-100 detector has been built for observation of CEvNS (Coherent Elastic Neutrino Nucleus Scattering) at the Kalinin nuclear power plant (KNPP). The RED-100 is a two-phase xenon emission detector which is sensitive the extremely low ionization signals (down to single ionization electrons) in a massive target (~100-kg in FV). This corresponds to energies < 1 keV of Xe nuclear recoils. The d ... More
Presented by Dr. Dmitry AKIMOV
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
VALOR is a neutrino oscillation software fitting package, originally designed for the T2K experiment. It is a powerful, flexible, well-validated, and optimised analysis and framework which is now used on several other experiments. It has been used for evaluation of DUNE physics goals as well as in preparations for the physics exploitation of the Fermilab SBN programme. VALOR is capable of perfor ... More
Presented by Mr. Francis BENCH, Dr. Steve DENNIS
Type: Poster new technologies Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
Large-area low-noise photon sensors with single-photon detection capability play a vital role for many detectors in astroparticle physics, such as neutrino telescopes. In conventional photo-multipliers scintillation light from radioactive decays typically dominates over the thermionic noise, both of which increase with the size of the photosensitive area. Using wavelength-shifting and light-guidin ... More
Presented by Sebastian BÖSER
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
The ProtoDUNE-DP experiment aims to build and operate a 6x6x6 m3 LAr TPC prototype to fully demonstrate the dual-phase technology at large scale for the next generation long-baseline neutrino detector, DUNE. DUNE plans to install four 10-kton LAr TPC detectors to measure neutrino oscillations at 1300-km distance from the neutrino beam, to perform neutrino astrophysics studies, and nucleon decay se ... More
Presented by Ms. Chiara F LASTORIA
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
The ORCA detector is part of the KM3NeT project. It is currently under construction 40 km off-shore Toulon, France. With an energy threshold of a few GeV and an effective mass of several Mtons, ORCA will make high precision measurements with atmospheric neutrinos. A neutrino beam from the accelerator center IHEP in Protvino (Russia) to ORCA (France) with a baseline of 2590 km will add significa ... More
Presented by Dr. Jürgen BRUNNER
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition) Board #: 40
The T2K collaboration has launched the upgrade project for its near detector ND280 with the aim of reducing the overall uncertainties at better than 4\% . In January 2018 the proposal has been submitted to the CERN SPSC (CERN-SPSC-P357) and to the JPARC PAC. The project aims at installing innovative detectors to significantly increase the physics capabilities. It includes two High-Angle TPCs, ... More
Presented by Dr. Marco ZITO, Dr. Justyna LAGODA
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
The MINOS+ experiment began using the MINOS detectors with a higher energy neutrino beam in September 2013. For three years MINOS+ collected data from the Medium Energy NuMI neutrino beam at Fermilab and atmospheric neutrinos. Results for the measurement of $\Delta m^2_{32}$ and $\theta_{23}$ using muon neutrino disappearance from the complete MINOS+ data set will be presented. These results will ... More
Presented by Thomas CARROLL
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
MicroBooNE is an approximately 90 metric ton single-phase liquid argon time projection chamber (LArTPC) and the first of a trio of LArTPCs in the Short Baseline Neutrino (SBN) program which will search for a light sterile neutrino and measure neutrino-argon interaction cross sections. Located in the Booster neutrino beam at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, MicroBooNE has taken neutrino data ... More
Presented by Brooke RUSSELL
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
One of the main limiting factors in nu oscillation analysis is our understanding on the nu-nucleus scattering. In the particular case of a heavy nucleus, such as argon, we expect to be dominated by the nuclear structure modeling. MicroBooNE is a liquid argon time projection chamber located at 470 meters from the target of the Booster Neutrino Beam (BNB) which provides an almost pure NuMu beam, wit ... More
Presented by Dr. Raquel CASTILLO FERNANDEZ
Type: Poster supernova Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
For the future large liquid scintillator detectors, given a typical galactic distance of 10 kpc and typical SN parameters, for instance the JUNO detector will register about 5000 events from the inverse beta decay (IBD), 2000 events from all-flavor elastic neutrino-proton scattering, as well as more than 300 events from neutrino-electron scattering, and the charge current and neutral current inter ... More
Presented by Ms. Huiling LI
Type: Poster cross sections Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
One of the primary challenges in current and future precision neutrino oscillation measurements is understanding nuclear effects in neutrino-nucleus interactions. Current models are known to be deficient in a number of areas, leading to relatively large uncertainties which will become limiting soon. MicroBooNE is a liquid argon TPC in the booster neutrino beam at Fermilab, which has the ability to ... More
Presented by Dr. Andrew FURMANSKI
Type: Poster cross sections Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
As neutrino oscillation experiments continue to improve their sensitivity, it is increasingly important to understand and constrain the details of neutrino interactions with complex nuclei. As part of this drive comes the desire to measure single pion production mechanisms, which can provide particular insight into the cross sections for neutrino interactions that induce baryon resonances and cohe ... More
Presented by Dr. Matthew LAWE
Type: Poster supernova Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
Liquid Argon Time Projection Chambers (LArTPCs) are sensitive to low energy electron neutrinos via a charged current interaction on argon. The Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment’s (DUNE’s) 40kt far detector at the Homestake mine in South Dakota will therefore offer a unique opportunity to study supernova neutrinos. The detection of galactic supernova burst neutrinos, a primary physics goal o ... More
Presented by Mr. Alexander BOOTH
Type: Poster high energy neutrinos & cosmic rays Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
The predictions of the cosmogenic-neutrino flux at 1e9 GeV are pretty solid and depend mostly on the composition of the cosmic-rays above 1e10 GeV. It is, therefore, no surprise that the hunt to detect the first cosmogenic neutrino is a hot topic in astroparticle physics. But pushing the experimental sensitivity into the predicted flux region is a challenge. A major obstacle for experiments is to ... More
Presented by Prof. Nepomuk OTTE
Type: Poster high energy neutrinos & cosmic rays Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
Neutrinos in the cosmic ray flux with energies above 100 PeV are detectable with the Surface Detector array (SD) of the Pierre Auger Observatory. Neutrino identification is efficiently done for neutrinos of all flavors interacting in the atmosphere at large zenith angles, as well as for Earth-skimming tau neutrinos. No neutrino candidates were found up to 31 Mar 2017, and this allowed to constrai ... More
Presented by Mr. Francisco PEDREIRA
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (not participating in poster prize competition)
A combined analysis of disappearance and appearance data of NOvA experiment gives three nearly degenerate solutions. This degeneracy can be understood by the following argument: We first consider $\nu_e$ appearance signal due to vacuum oscillations in the limit of maximal $\theta_{23}$ and no CP-violation. We then calculate the deviations induced in the signal event rate by (a) matter ef ... More
Presented by Prof. Sankagiri UMASANKAR
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
I report the results of a search for $\bar{\nu}_{\mu} \rightarrow \bar{\nu}_{e}$ oscillations at the T2K experiment in a 3-flavour framework using an exposure of $1.49 \times 10^{21}$ Protons On Target (POT) in $\nu$ mode and $1.12 \times 10^{21}$ POT in $\bar{\nu}$ mode, an increase of $50\%$ in the $\bar{\nu}$ exposure compared to results reported in 2016. Results are reported for a joint ana ... More
Presented by Mr. Francis BENCH
Type: Poster accelerator Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
MicroBooNE is a 90 ton fiducial volume Liquid Argon TPC (LArTPC) neutrino experiment on the Booster Neutrino Beamline at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. One of MicroBooNE’s primary physics goal is to investigate the excess of $\nu_e$ seen by MiniBooNE in the [200-600] MeV range. MicroBooNE will constrain the excess of $\nu_e$ from their expected intrinsic component in the beam by usin ... More
Presented by Dr. Adrien HOURLIER
Type: Poster high energy neutrinos & cosmic rays Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
On 22nd September, 2017 a high energy neutrino event was detected by the IceCube neutrino detector in spatial coincidence to the blazar TXS0506+056, which was also observed by the Fermi-LAT satellite to be in a state of enhanced gamma-ray activity. These observations triggered a series of multi-messenger and multi-wavelength (MWL) campaigns. On 24th September 2017, the MAGIC telescopes started fo ... More
Presented by Mr. Wrijupan BHATTACHARYYA
Type: Poster cross sections Session: Poster Session Wednesday
Track: Poster (participating in poster prize competition)
We show that neutral current (NC) measurements at neutrino detectors can play a valuable role in the search for new physics. Such measurements have certain intrinsic features and advantages that can fruitfully be combined with the usual well-studied charged lepton detection channels in order to probe the presence of new interactions or new light states. NC measurements provide access to different ... More
Presented by Dr. Suprabh PRAKASH