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The JUNO Veto Detector System

  • Haoqi Lu
  • On behalf of The JUNO Collaboration
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 213)

Abstract

The Jiangmen Underground Neutrino Observatory (JUNO) is a 20 kton liquid scintillator detector with primary goal for neutrino mass hierarchy determination. Due to the low background requirement of the experiment, the detector will be built in a 700 m rock deep underground laboratory for muon flux suppression. A multi-veto system for cosmic muon detection and background reduction has been designed. The volume outside the central detector is a water Cherenkov detector which equipped with 2000 MCP-PMTs (20 in.) for muon tagging. A Top Tracker detector will be built by re-using the Target Tracker plastic scintillator modules of the OPERA experiment. It will provide valuable muon track information for cosmic muon induced background study.

Keywords

JUNO Neutrino experiment Veto detector Background 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of High Energy PhysicsBeijingChina

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