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 Nowak, Jaroslaw (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: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Physical Review D – Particles and Fields
Additional Information: © 2012 American Physical Society 6 pages, 2 figures, 4 tables
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 66760
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 26 Sep 2013 08:55
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 27 Feb 2020 01:59
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/66760

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