Category Archive: NOvA

Apr 10

NOvA appearance and disappearance results submitted for publication.

NOvA’s latest appearance and disappearance results, corresponding to 6.05E20 POT) have been submitted for publication. Both results are posted to the HEP archives ( and ). The results utilize the first two years of neutrino (forward horn current) operation. The appearance results show a slight preference for normal mass hierarchy and delta_CP around …

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Aug 16

NOvA Shines New Light on the Way that Neutrinos Behave

The latest NOvA results show indications that the muon and tau flavor states may not maximally mix and that the third neutrino mass state is dominated by one or the other. The result corresponds to about one sixth of NOvA’s expected data set. Data collected over the next year should firm up the measurement. The …

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Aug 09

CSU Neutrino Research Highlighted in Source

Prof. Walter Toki and Prof. Norm Buchanan are working on competing neutrino experiments, T2K and NOvA, respectively. New results from these experiments have been highlighted in recent headlines and in a recent CSU Source publication. Check it out!

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 in  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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