Jul 4 – 11, 2018
COEX, SEOUL
Asia/Seoul timezone

Measured Cosmogenic Background at RENO

Jul 6, 2018, 6:30 PM
2h
COEX, SEOUL

COEX, SEOUL

Poster Neutrino Physics POSTER

Speaker

Daeun Jung (Sungkyunkwan University)

Description

The isotopes of 8He and 9Li produced by cosmic-rays are a main source for backgrounds in reactor neutrino experiments. The isotope decays to a neutron and an electron and mimics an inverse beta decay of an electron antineutrino from reactors. The 8He/9Li background spectrum and rate are measured using the data taken by the RENO experiment, and compared the with Monte-Carlo prediction. In this presentation, we report the measured cosmogenic background spectrum and rate at RENO.

Primary author

Daeun Jung (Sungkyunkwan University)

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