EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 126, 20164th International Conference on New Frontiers in Physics
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Published online||04 November 2016|
Results from the Double Chooz experiment
Tokyo Institute of Technology, 2-12-1 Oookayama, Meguro-ku, Tokyo, Japan
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Published online: 4 November 2016
Recent results from the Double Chooz experiment on the neutrino mixing angle θ13 are presented. Two detectors are located at distances of 400m and 1050m from the reactor cores of the Chooz nuclear power plant, to measure the original neutrino flux from the reactor cores and the disappearance of neutrinos, respectively. The Far Detector has taken data since 2011 while the Near Detector started the data taking in 2014. The latest far detector only result with gadolinium capture events is sin2 2θ13=0.090+0.032.-0.029. Studies using hydrogen capture events also have been improved and the combined result of gadolinium and hydrogen capture events is obtained as sin2 2θ13 = 0.088 ± 0.033.
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