Celebration of the start of the MICE study of ionization cooling

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Pickavance Lecture Theatre (Rutherford Appleton Laboratory)

Pickavance Lecture Theatre

Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

Description
The STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory is hosting an event to mark the start of the study of ionization cooling with the international Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment (MICE). Ionization cooling is the technique by which it is proposed to reduce the muon-beam phase space in a future neutrino factory or muon collider. The event, which has been jointly organised by the collaboration and STFC, will start with an “extended seminar” on the physics potential of muon-accelerator based facilities in the field of neutrino physics and at the energy frontier. The staged development of the programme and the technologies required will be discussed. And, of course, the status of the MICE experiment and its future development will be presented. A public lecture will follow the seminar. Finally, a short reception after the public lecture will allow informal discussion of the scientific and technological opportunities that the programme has to offer.
    • 13:30 14:00
      Arrival and coffee 30m
    • 14:00 14:25
      MICE as a step towards cool muon beams for particle physics 25m
      Speaker: Paul Soler Jermyn (University of Glasgow (GB))
      Slides
    • 14:25 14:35
      How MICE found a home 10m
      Speaker: Alain Blondel (Universite de Geneve (CH))
      Slides
    • 14:35 15:05
      Muon accelerators for the study of the neutrino 30m
      Speaker: Patrick Huber (Virginia Tech)
      Slides
    • 15:05 15:35
      Physics at the Muon Collider 30m
      Speaker: Mario Greco (Universita di Roma Tre)
      Slides
    • 15:35 16:00
      Coffee 25m
    • 16:00 16:30
      Muon accelerators: implementation and technology 30m
      Speaker: Mark Palmer (FNAL)
      Slides
    • 16:30 17:00
      The international Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment 30m
      Speaker: Chris Rogers (STFC)
      Slides
    • 17:00 17:30
      Break 30m
    • 17:30 18:30
      Muons and the mysteries of the neutrino 1h
      Speaker: Ken Peach (University of Oxford (GB))
      Slides
    • 18:30 19:00
      Reception 30m
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