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.
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Original Russian Text © Yu.A. Gornushkin, S.G. Dmitrievsky, A.V. Chukanov, 2015, published in Pis’ma v Zhurnal Fizika Elementarnykh Chastits i Atomnogo Yadra, 2015.
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Gornushkin, Y.A., Dmitrievsky, S.G. & Chukanov, A.V. Locating the neutrino interaction vertex with the help of electronic detectors in the OPERA experiment. Phys. Part. Nuclei Lett. 12, 89–99 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1134/S1547477115010100
- Nucleus Letter
- Electronic Detector
- Interaction Vertex
- Neutrino Interaction
- Shower Axis