EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 70, 20141st International Conference on New Frontiers in Physics
|Number of page(s)||14|
|Published online||10 April 2014|
Highlights from the OPERA experiment
INFN - Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati, Via E. Fermi 40, I-00044 Frascati (Roma), Italy
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Published online: 10 April 2014
The OPERA neutrino experiment is designed to detect νμ → ντ oscillations in direct appearance mode. The hybrid apparatus consists of an emulsion/lead target complemented by electronic detectors. It is placed in the long-baseline CERN to Gran Sasso neutrino beam (CNGS) 730 km away from the source. The running of the experiment and the extraction of data recorded in the emulsion will be described, together with the special procedures used to locate interaction vertices and detect short decay topologies. New oscillation search results with increased statistics will be presented. Up-to-date results of the neutrino velocity measurements will also be reported.
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