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4-8 August 2015
America/Detroit timezone

Search for exotic transitions of muon neutrinos to electron neutrinos with MINOS

4 Aug 2015, 14:36
18m
Hussey (Michigan League)

Hussey

Michigan League

Neutrino Experiment Neutrino Physics

Speaker

Dr Marianna Gabrielyan (University of Minnesota)

Description

The observed neutrino flavor transitions are currently explained by the three flavor neutrino oscillation phenomenon, considered to be the leading order mechanism behind the flavor transitions. Currently existing data from LSND, miniBooNE and reactor experiments demonstrate anomalies that could potentially be indications of non-standard neutrino phenomena. MINOS can probe transitions from muon neutrinos to electron neutrinos and search for anomalous behavior that cannot be explained by standard model neutrino oscillations. Here we present the search for second order effects in the flavor transitions by analyzing the MINOS $\nu_\mu \to \nu_e$ channel.
Oral or Poster Presentation Oral

Primary author

Dr Marianna Gabrielyan (University of Minnesota)

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