17-24 July 2013
KTH and Stockholm University Campus
Europe/Stockholm timezone

Precise Measurement of Electron Antineutrinos Disappearance From the Daya Bay Experiment

19 Jul 2013, 15:45
D3 (KTH Campus)


KTH Campus

Talk presentation Neutrino Physics Neutrino Physics


Rupert Leitner (Charles University (CZ))


In 2012 the Daya Bay reactor neutrino experiment has observed the disappearance of electron antineutrinos at about 2 km. Within the three-neutrino flavor framework this result can be used for measuring a value of sin2( 2θ13) for the neutrino mixing angle θ13. The latest published result of sin2( 2θ13) = 0.089±0.010(stat.) ±0.005(syst.) from the Daya Bay experiment is to date the most precise measurement of sin2( 2θ13). A non-zero value of the θ13 makes it possible for future neutrino experiments to probe the conservation of the combination of charge conjugation and spatial reflection in the lepton sector. Short overview of the experiment and results will be presented.

Primary author

Rupert Leitner (Charles University (CZ))

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