Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE), Far Detector Technical Design Report, Volume III DUNE Far Detector Technical Coordination

Abi, B. and Acciarri, R. and Acero, Mario A. and Adamov, G. and Adams, D. and Adinolfi, M. and Ahmad, Z. and Ahmed, J. and Ahmed, J. and Alion, T. and Monsalve, S. Alonso and Alt, C. and Andreopoulos, C. and Andrews, M. P. and Andriamirado, M. and Andrianala, F. and Andringa, S. and Ankowski, A. and Anthony, J. and Antoniu, I. M. and Antonova, M. and Antusch, S. and Fernandez, A. Aranda and Ariga, A. and Arnold, L. O. and Arroyave, M. A. and Asaadi, J. and Aurisano, A. and Aushev, V. and Autiero, D. and Azfar, F. and Back, H. and Back, J. J. and Back, A. and Backhouse, C. and Baesso, P. and Bagby, L. and Bajou, R. and Balasubramanian, S. and Baldi, P. and Bambah, B. and Barao, F. and Barenboim, G. and Blake, A. and Brailsford, D. and Cross, R. and Grant, N. and Lister, A. and Nowak, J. and Ratoff, P. (2020) Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE), Far Detector Technical Design Report, Volume III DUNE Far Detector Technical Coordination. Journal of Instrumentation, 15. ISSN 1748-0221

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The preponderance of matter over antimatter in the early universe, the dynamics of the supernovae that produced the heavy elements necessary for life, and whether protons eventually decay -- these mysteries at the forefront of particle physics and astrophysics are key to understanding the early evolution of our universe, its current state, and its eventual fate. The Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) is an international world-class experiment dedicated to addressing these questions as it searches for leptonic charge-parity symmetry violation, stands ready to capture supernova neutrino bursts, and seeks to observe nucleon decay as a signature of a grand unified theory underlying the standard model. The DUNE far detector technical design report (TDR) describes the DUNE physics program and the technical designs of the single- and dual-phase DUNE liquid argon TPC far detector modules. Volume III of this TDR describes how the activities required to design, construct, fabricate, install, and commission the DUNE far detector modules are organized and managed. This volume details the organizational structures that will carry out and/or oversee the planned far detector activities safely, successfully, on time, and on budget. It presents overviews of the facilities, supporting infrastructure, and detectors for context, and it outlines the project-related functions and methodologies used by the DUNE technical coordination organization, focusing on the areas of integration engineering, technical reviews, quality assurance and control, and safety oversight. Because of its more advanced stage of development, functional examples presented in this volume focus primarily on the single-phase (SP) detector module.

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