Physics of Atomic Nuclei

, Volume 69, Issue 12, pp 2096–2100 | Cite as

The SuperNEMO project

  • F. Piquemal
Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on NONACCELERATOR NEW PHYSICS Double-Beta Decay and Rare Processes


Neutrinoless double-beta decay (ββ(0ν)) is the most sensitive process in the search for leptonic number violation and its discovery would prove that the neutrino is a Majorana particle. From the experience of the NEMO-3 detector construction and data analysis, the NEMO Collaboration proposes a three-year R&D program in order to design a detector (SuperNEMO) sensitive to a ββ(0ν) period of few 1026 yr coupling track reconstruction and calorimeter.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Piquemal
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  1. 1.CEN Bordeaux-Gradignan CNRS/IN2P3 and Université Bordeaux IFrance

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