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DUNENDGGD, a geometry generator for DUNE near detector design

Jul 6, 2018, 6:30 PM


Poster Neutrino Physics POSTER


Guang Yang (Stony Brook University)


The main purpose of the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment is to measure the CP-violation phase in long-baseline neutrino oscillations, proton decay and super nova neutrinos with a liquid-argon detector of unprecedented size. In order to constrain the systematics including the flux, neutrino interaction cross section, energy scale and so on, a near detector is needed to measure the un-oscillated neutrino spectra. The near detector complex will consist of various components since we are aiming to have a good phase space coverage of the neutrino events. A geometry generation tool, DUNENDGGD is developed based on general geometry description (GGD). DUNENDGGD has a great flexibility to generate different
detector and tracker combinations, therefore, the tool has been widely used in the DUNE near detector group, and a large number of studies have been performed based on DUNENDGGD to design the DUNE near detector. In this poster, the concept and examples of DUNENDGGD will be shown.

Primary authors

Guang Yang (Stony Brook University) Dr Jose Palomino (Stony Brook University)

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