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Neutrino Oscillations at Proton Accelerators

Michael, Douglas (2002) Neutrino Oscillations at Proton Accelerators. In: High intensity and high brightness hadron beams. AIP Conference Proceedings. No.642. American Institute of Physics , Melville, NY, pp. 11-18. ISBN 0-7354-0097-0 http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20111104-140706820

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Abstract

Data from many different experiments have started to build a first glimpse of the phenomenology associated with neutrino oscillations. Results on atmospheric and solar neutrinos are particularly clear while a third result from LSND suggests a possibly very complex oscillation phenomenology. As impressive as the results from current experiments are, it is clear that we are just getting started on a long-term experimental program to understand neutrino masses, mixings and the physics which produce them. A number of exciting fundamental physics possibilities exist, including that neutrino oscillations could demonstrate CP or CPT violation and could be tied to exotic high-energy phenomena including strings and extra dimensions. A complete exploration of oscillation phenomena demands many experiments, including those possible using neutrino beams produced at high energy proton accelerators. Most existing neutrino experiments are statistics limited even though they use gigantic detectors. High intensity proton beams are essential for producing the intense neutrino beams which we need for next generation neutrino oscillation experiments.


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Additional Information:© 2002 American Institute of Physics. Issue Date: 2 December 2002.
Subject Keywords:proton accelerators, neutrino oscillations, proton beams, CP invariance
Classification Code:PACS: 29.17.+w
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Official Citation:Neutrino Oscillations at Proton Accelerators Douglas Michael, AIP Conf. Proc. 642, 11 (2002), DOI:10.1063/1.1522573
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