Locating the neutrino interaction vertex with the help of electronic detectors in the OPERA experiment
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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.
KeywordsNucleus Letter Electronic Detector Interaction Vertex Neutrino Interaction Shower Axis
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