Monthly Archive: March 2016

Mar 16

The NOvA Experiment

The NOvA experiment is a long-baseline neutrino oscillation experiment utilizing the world’s most powerful neutrino beam. The neutrino beam originates at Fermilab and travels 810 km to the 14 kiloton far detector located inĀ  northern Minnesota. The primary physics goals of NOvA are to attempt to measure the CP-violating phase angle and determine the neutrino …

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Mar 16

The T2K Experiment

The T2K experiment is a long-baseline neutrino oscillation experiment based in Japan. It utilizes a muon neutrino beam from the J-PARC accelerator which is sent 295 kilometers underground to the Super-Kamiokande detector (SK) in the Kamioka mine in Japan. The SK experiment is a giant water tank surrounded by photo-multiplier tubes to detect the feeble …

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