De Lellis, Giovanni and Di Crescenzo, Antonia and Strolin, Paolo (2011) Study of neutrino interactions with the electronic detectors of the OPERA experiment. [Pubblicazione in rivista scientifica]


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Uncontrolled Keywords: Accelerators, beams and electromagnetism; Nuclear physics; Particle physics and field theory
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2011 14:21
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The OPERA experiment is based on a hybrid technology combining electronic detectors (EDs) and nuclear emulsions. OPERA collected muon–neutrino interactions during the 2008 and 2009 physics runs of the CNGS neutrino beam, produced at CERN with an energy range of about 5–35 GeV. A total of 5.3×1019 protons on target equivalent luminosity have been analysed with the OPERA EDs: scintillator strips target trackers and magnetic muon spectrometers equipped with resistive plate gas chambers and drift tubes, allowing a detailed reconstruction of muon–neutrino interactions.

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