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Search for Lorentz invariance and CPT violation with muon antineutrinos in the MINOS Near Detector

Adamson, P. and S. Ayres, D. and Barr, G. and Bishai, M. and Blake, A. and J. Bock, G. and J. Boehnlein, D. and Bogert, D. and V. Cao, S. and Cavanaugh, S. and Childress, S. and A. B. Coelho, J. and Corwin, L. and Cronin-Hennessy, D. and Z. Danko, I. and K. de Jong, J. and E. Devenish, N. and V. Diwan, M. and O. Escobar, C. and J. Evans, J. and Falk, E. and J. Feldman, G. and V. Frohne, M. and R. Gallagher, H. and A. Gomes, R. and C. Goodman, M. and Gouffon, P. and Graf, N. and Gran, R. and Grzelak, K. and Habig, A. and Hartnell, J. and Hatcher, R. and Himmel, A. and Holin, A. and Hylen, J. and M. Irwin, G. and Isvan, Z. and James, C. and Jensen, D. and Kafka, T. and M. S. Kasahara, S. and Koizumi, G. and Kopp, S. and Kordosky, M. and Kreymer, A. and Lang, K. and Ling, J. and J. Litchfield, P. and Loiacono, L. and Lucas, P. and A. Mann, W. and L. Marshak, M. and Mathis, M. and Mayer, N. and Mehdiyev, R. and R. Meier, J. and D. Messier, M. and H. Miller, W. and R. Mishra, S. and Mitchell, J. and D. Moore, C. and Mualem, L. and Mufson, S. and Musser, J. and Naples, D. and K. Nelson, J. and B. Newman, H. and J. Nichol, R. and Nowak, Jaroslaw and P. Oliver, W. and Orchanian, M. and B. Pahlka, R. and Paley, J. and B. Patterson, R. and Pawloski, G. and Phan-Budd, S. and K. Plunkett, R. and Qiu, X. and Radovic, A. and Ratchford, J. and Rebel, B. and Rosenfeld, C. and A. Rubin, H. and C. Sanchez, M. and Schneps, J. and Schreckenberger, A. and Schreiner, P. and Sharma, R. and Sousa, A. and Strait, M. and Tagg, N. and L. Talaga, R. and Thomas, J. and A. Thomson, M. and Tinti, G. and Toner, R. and Torretta, D. and Tzanakos, G. and Urheim, J. and Vahle, P. and Viren, B. and J. Walding, J. and Weber, A. and C. Webb, R. and White, C. and Whitehead, L. and G. Wojcicki, S. and Zwaska, R. (2012) Search for Lorentz invariance and CPT violation with muon antineutrinos in the MINOS Near Detector. Physical Review D – Particles and Fields, 85 (3). ISSN 1550-2368

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    Abstract

    We have searched for sidereal variations in the rate of antineutrino interactions in the MINOS Near Detector. Using antineutrinos produced by the NuMI beam, we find no statistically significant sidereal modulation in the rate. When this result is placed in the context of the Standard Model Extension theory we are able to place upper limits on the coefficients defining the theory. These limits are used in combination with the results from an earlier analysis of MINOS neutrino data to further constrain the coefficients.

    Item Type: Article
    Journal or Publication Title: Physical Review D – Particles and Fields
    Additional Information: © 2012 American Physical Society 6 pages, 2 figures, 4 tables
    Uncontrolled Keywords: hep-ex
    Subjects:
    Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
    ID Code: 66760
    Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
    Deposited On: 26 Sep 2013 09:55
    Refereed?: Yes
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 20 Sep 2017 01:38
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/66760

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