Physics of Particles and Nuclei Letters

, Volume 12, Issue 1, pp 89–99 | Cite as

Locating the neutrino interaction vertex with the help of electronic detectors in the OPERA experiment

  • Yu. A. GornushkinEmail author
  • S. G. Dmitrievsky
  • A. V. Chukanov
Methods of Physical Experiment


The OPERA experiment is designed for the direct observation of the appearance of ντ from νμ → ντ oscillation in a νμ beam. A description of the procedure of neutrino interaction vertex localization (Brick Finding) by electronic detectors of a hybrid OPERA setup is presented. The procedure includes muon track and hadronic shower axis reconstruction and a determination of the target bricks with the highest probability to contain the vertex.


Nucleus Letter Electronic Detector Interaction Vertex Neutrino Interaction Shower Axis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu. A. Gornushkin
    • 1
    Email author
  • S. G. Dmitrievsky
    • 1
  • A. V. Chukanov
    • 1
  1. 1.Joint Institute for Nuclear ResearchDubnaRussia

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