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Oscillation Studies with Upward-Going Muons Using INO-ICAL

  • R. KanishkaEmail author
  • Vipin Bhatnagar
  • D. Indumathi
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 174)

Abstract

The main goal of the magnetized Iron CALorimeter detector (ICAL), proposed to be built in the India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) laboratory, is to study atmospheric neutrino oscillations. The interactions of atmospheric neutrinos with the rock material around the detector produces upward-going muons which carries the signature of oscillation. We therefore present the oscillation sensitivity results using upward-going muons and discuss their significance in INO.

Keywords

Oscillation Parameter Rock Material Atmospheric Neutrino Muon Energy Neutrino Mass Hierarchy 
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Notes

Acknowledgments

We thank INO collaboration for the help and support. We also thank all the INO Physics group coordinators for their comments and suggestions. R. Kanishka acknowledges UGC/DAE/DST (Govt. of India) for financial support.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Physics DepartmentPanjab UniversityChandigarhIndia
  2. 2.The Institute of Mathematical SciencesCIT CampusChennaiIndia

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