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The synergy of the golden and silver channelsat the Neutrino Factory

  • D. Autiero
  • G. De Lellis
  • A. Donini
  • M. Komatsu
  • D. Meloni
  • P. Migliozzi
  • R. Petti
  • L. Scotto Lavina
  • F. Terranova
experimental physics

Abstract.

We deepen the study of the so-called “silver channel” \(\nu_e \to \nu_\tau\) [1] and of its relevance to solve some of the ambiguities that can arise in the simultaneous measurement of \((\theta_{13},\delta)\) at the Neutrino Factory by presenting in full detail the characteristics of the considered OPERA-like detector and the experimental treatment of the different backgrounds and signals. Furthermore, we perform a detailed study of the systematic errors associated both with the OPERA-like and the magnetized-iron detectors and their effects on the sensitivity. Finally, we also apply a refined statistical analysis of the simulated events based on the frequentist approach.

Keywords

Systematic Error Experimental Treatment Simultaneous Measurement Full Detail Simulated Event 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Autiero
    • 1
  • G. De Lellis
    • 2
  • A. Donini
    • 3
  • M. Komatsu
    • 4
  • D. Meloni
    • 5
  • P. Migliozzi
    • 6
  • R. Petti
    • 7
  • L. Scotto Lavina
    • 2
  • F. Terranova
    • 8
  1. 1.IPN LyonVilleurbanne (Lyon)France
  2. 2.Dip. FisicaUniversitá di Napoli”Federico II” and I.N.F.N.NapoliItaly
  3. 3.I.F.T. and Dep. Física TeóricaU.A.M.MadridSpain
  4. 4.Nagoya UniversityNagoyaJapan
  5. 5.Dep. Física Teórica y del CosmosUniv. GranadaGranadaSpain
  6. 6.Sezione di NapoliI.N.F.N.NapoliItaly
  7. 7.C.E.R.N.GenevaSwitzerland
  8. 8.Laboratori Nazionali FrascatiI.N.F.N.Frascati (Rome)Italy

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