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Results from the NOvA Experiment

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NOVA-doc-39984-v3
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talk
Submitted by:
Jaroslav Zalesak
Updated by:
Maury Goodman
Document Created:
20 Aug 2019, 15:03
Contents Revised:
27 Aug 2019, 10:49
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24 Sep 2019, 15:41
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Abstract:
The NuMI Off-Axis electron-neutrino Appearance (NOvA) experiment is a second generation, long-baseline, neutrino oscillation experiment. It consists of two finely segmented, liquid scintillator detectors operating at 14 mrad off-axis from the NuMI muon (anti-)neutrino beam. The smaller (300 ton) Near Detector is located underground at Fermilab, and it is used to study the (anti-)neutrino beam spectrum and composition before oscillations; while the 14,000 ton Far Detector, situated on the surface 810 km away, observes the oscillated beam. The measurements of muon neutrino disappearance and electron neutrino appearance potentially allow the extraction of neutrino oscillation unknowns, namely the mass hierarchy, the octant of the largest neutrino mixing angle, and the CP violating phase. In the talk will be presented the current status of the NOvA experiment and presented the latest results of the combined neutrino oscillation analyses based on a neutrino beam exposure of 8.85E20 protons-on-target and an antineutrino beam exposure of 12.3E20 protons-on-target.
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conference analysis
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