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HE Seminar Chris Grant

Description HE Seminar
Speaker: Chris Grant
Email: cpgrant@ucdavis.edu
Title: CAPTAIN: Navigating the ocean of uncertainty in liquid argon neutrino experiments
Host: Svoboda
Room: 432
Abstract:

The Cryogenic Apparatus for Precision Tests of Argon Interactions with Neutrinos (CAPTAIN) program is designed to make measurements of scientific importance to long-baseline neutrino physics and physics topics that will be explored by large underground detectors. To address the challenges facing future long-baseline detectors, the CAPTAIN collaboration is commissioning two liquid Argon time projections chambers (LArTPCs), which will be positioned in particle beams over the next few years. This talk will give an overview of the physics importance of the CAPTAIN program and detail recent efforts to understand neutrino-Argon interactions at energies less than 70 MeV. Potential implications for supernova neutrino triggering and energy reconstructing in LArTPCs will be discussed.
Date Tue, May 26, 2015
Time 9:10am-10:10am PDT
Duration 1 hour
Access Public
Created by High-Energy Seminars
Updated Tue, May 26, 2015 4:33am PDT
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