Neutrino Oscillations and Neutrino Astronomy in a Large Flat Detector
Monte Carlo calculations of upward going muons produced by neutrino interactions in the Earth are examined to determine the sensitivity to neutrino oscillation phenomena. The detector dimensions assumed are 500 m × 10 m × 2 m (high), which would give an order of magnitude increase in rate over existing detectors. The calculations are integrated over neutrino energies in the range 3 GeV to 600 GeV. Sensitivity to possible astronomical point sources of neutrinos is also examined.
KeywordsAngular Distribution Neutrino Oscillation Neutrino Energy Neutrino Interaction Monte Carlo Program
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