Physics Program of the Short-Baseline Near Detector

Brailsford, Dominic Bevan (2017) Physics Program of the Short-Baseline Near Detector. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 888 (Conf. ). ISSN 1742-6588

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SBND (Short-Baseline Near Detector) will be a 112 ton liquid argon TPC neutrino detector located 110 m from the target of the Fermilab Booster Neutrino Beam. SBND, together with the MicroBooNE and ICARUS-T600 detectors at 470 m and 600 m, respectively, make up the Fermilab Short-Baseline Neutrino (SBN) Program. SBN will search for new physics in the neutrino sector by testing the sterile neutrino hypothesis in the 1 eV2 mass squared region with unrivaled sensitivity. SBND will measure the unoscillated beam flavor composition to enable precision searches for neutrino oscillations via both electron neutrino appearance and muon neutrino disappearance in the far detectors. With a data sample of millions of neutrino interactions (both electron and muon neutrinos), SBND will also perform detailed studies of the physics of neutrino-argon interactions, even in rare channels. In this poster the physics program of SBND will be presented.

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