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4-8 August 2015
America/Detroit timezone

Fast Neutron Detection with MITPC

5 Aug 2015, 17:20
20m
Hussey (Michigan League)

Hussey

Michigan League

Neutrino Experiment Neutrino Physics

Speaker

Marjon Moulai (MIT)

Description

Fast neutrons are an important background in a variety of particle physics experiments, but data on neutron flux as a function of depth underground is sparse. MITPC is a directional fast neutron detector that measures neutron flux as a function of energy and direction, and is designed for easy deployment to various sites. MITPC has completed runs at the near and far halls of the reactor-based neutrino experiment Double Chooz. Now, MITPC is running on the Booster Neutrino Beamline at Fermilab, where its measurements will serve the Short-Baseline Neutrino program. This talk will present the latest MITPC results.
Oral or Poster Presentation Oral

Primary author

Marjon Moulai (MIT)

Presentation Materials