Princeton Neutrino Factory Technical Notes

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DUNE Near Detectors, K. McDonald (Aug 11, 2015). .pptx version.
A Proposal for a Three Detector Short-Baseline Neutrino Oscillation Program in the Fermilab Booster Neutrino Beam, M. Antonello et al. (Jan 8, 2015).
νSTORM: Neutrinos from Stored Muons , P. Kyberd et al (May 31, 2013).
Letter of Intent for a Neutrino Oscillation Experiment on the Booster Neutrino Beamline: LAr1 , B. Fleming et al (June 13, 2012).
Magnetizing a Large Liquid Argon Detector, K. McDonald (Mar 18, 2010). .ppt version.
Magnetic Cavern Solenoid R&D, A. Bross (FNAL, Feb 16, 2010).
TASD R&D, A. Bross (FNAL, Oct 13, 2009). .ppt version.
TASD Update, A. Bross (FNAL, Oct 12, 2009). .ppt version.
Study of Low-Energy Neutrino Factory at the Fermilab to DUSEL Baseline, P. Kyberd et al. (July 17, 2009). .doc version.
Lorentz Angle of Electrons Drifting in Liquid Argon in a Magnetic Field, K. McDonald (June 20, 2009).
Big Magnet Design, V.V. Kashikhin (FNAL, July, 2009). .ppt version.
Big Magnet Design, II, V.V. Kashikhin and A.V. Zlobin (FNAL, July, 2009). .ppt version.
Strategies for Liquid Argon Detectors at DUSEL, K. McDonald (June 18, 2009). .ppt version.
Muon Rate in the μBooNE TPC, Q. He, K. McDonald (May 10, 2009). .ps version.
Electron Drift Velocity in the μBooNE TPC, Q. He, K. McDonald (Mar 19, 2009). .ps version.
Low Energy Neutrino Factory Design, C. Ankenbrandt et al., FERMILAB-PUB-09-001-APC (Jan, 2009).
What Do We (I?) Know About Efficiency and Backgrounds in νe Appearance Studies with a Large Liquid Argon Detector, K. McDonald (Oct 15, 2008). .ppt version.
Detectors and flux instrumentation for future neutrino facilities, T. Abe et al., RAL-TR-2007-24 (Dec 26, 2007). JINST 4, T05001 (2009).
Physics at a future Neutrino Factory and super-beam facility, S.F. King et al., RAL-TR-2007-019 (Nov 23, 2007).
Report of the US long baseline neutrino experiment study, V. Barger et al. (June 4, 2007).
Space Charge in Ionization Detectors, with S. Palestini (Mar 25, 2007). .ps version.
Path Length of Muons Traversing an Arbitrary Volume, with H. Jostlein (Mar 24, 2007). .ps version.
Neutrino factories: Realization and physics potential, S. Geer and M. Zisman, Prog. Part. and Nucl. Phys. 59, 631 (2007).
Low energy neutrino factory for large θ13, S. Geer, O. Mena and S. Pascoli, Phys. Rev. D 75, 093001 (2007).
Solenoid Focus of Pions for Superbeams, H. Kirk (BNL Aug 28, 2006). .ppt version.
A Large Underground Liquid Argon Detector without a Cryostat?, K. McDonald (updated July 10, 2006). .doc version.
Occupancy of a Large Liquid Argon TPC due to Cosmic Rays, K. McDonald (updated June 11, 2006). .doc version.
Proposal for an Experimental Program in Neutrino Physics and Proton Decay in the Homestake Laboratory, M. Diwan et al. (May 26, 2006).
Ar39 Decays and Background Rates on Long Wires in a Large Liquid Argon Detector, K. McDonald (May 12, 2006). .doc version.
LANNDD --A line of liquid argon TPC detectors scalable in mass from 200 Tons to 100 KTons, D.B. Cline, F. Raffaelli, F. Sergiampietri (UCLA, Pisa, Apr 26, 2006).
Vibration of Wires in Liquid Argon Due to Fluid Flow, K. McDonald (Apr 5, 2006). .doc version.
The Ultimate Neutrino Detector, A. Para (FNAL, Mar 28, 2006). .ppt version.
Research and Development for Massive Liquid Argon TPCs (LArTPC) for Long-Baseline Neutrino Physics, C. Bromberg et al. (Mar 13, 2006). Emphasizes the 1-kton prototype.
Letter of Intent for a Study of a Liquid Argon Neutrino and Nucleon Decay Detector (LANNDD) of 100 kTon at DUSEL/Homestake, D.B. Cline et al. (Feb 10, 2006). .doc version.
Early History of LAr TPCs, (Jan 28, 2006).
Research and Development for Massive Liquid Argon TPCs (LArTPC) for Long-Baseline Neutrino Physics, C. Bromberg et al. (Jan 26, 2006). Emphasizes the 100-ton prototype.
Cost-effective design for a neutrino factory, J.S. Berg et al, PR STAB 9, 011001 (2006).
A Large Liquid Argon Time Projection Chamber for Long-baseline, Off-Axis Neutrino Oscillation Physics with the NuMI Beam, D. Finley et al., FN-0776-E (Sep 21, 2005).
A Concept for a Scalable 2 kTon Liquid Argon TPC Detector for Astroparticle Physics, D.B. Cline and F. Sergiampietri, (Sep 14, 2005). astro-ph/0509410.
RPPE031, Target and Horn Cooling for the Very Long Baseline Neutrino Experiment, S. Bellavia (BNL) et al., (contributed to PAC05, May 18, 2005).
The Neutrino Factory and Beta Beam Experiments and Development, C. Albright et al., BNL-72369-2004, FNAL-TM-2259, LBNL-55478 (Nov 23, 2004).
FLARE, Letter of Intent for Fermilab Liquid ARgon Exeriments, L. Bartoszek et al. (Aug 25, 2004). hep-ex/0408121.
Futures in Accelerator-Based Physics, (U. Ioannina, Greece, May 21, 2004).
Transparencies, Large and Small (Far and Near) Liquid Argon Detectors for Accelerator-Based Neutrino Physics, K.T. McDonald ( BNL/UCLA Workshop, Mar. 5, 2004).
Comments on Ultra High-Energy Neutrino Beams, K.T. McDonald, presented at the Workshop on Neutrinos and Arms Control (U. Hawaii, Feb 5, 2004). .ppt version.
Transparencies, Solenoid Horn to Produce a Multiband Beam for Neutrino Oscillation Studies, K.T. McDonald ( BNL/UCLA Workshop, Dec. 5, 2003).
A Neutrino Horn Based on a Solenoid Lens, K.T. McDonald, physics/0312022 (Dec 1, 2003). .ps version.
Transparencies, Large and Small (Far and Near) Liquid Argon Detectors for an Off-Axis NuMI Beam, K.T. McDonald (Apr. 26, 2003).
Mini-LANNDD T40: A detector to measure the neutrino-argon cross section and the electron-neutrino contamination in the off-axis NuMI beam, D. Cline, Y. Seo, F. Sergiampietri, astro-ph/0301545 (Apr. 18, 2003),
AGS Super Neutrino Beam Facility Accelerator and Target System Design, J. Alessi et al., BNL-71228-2003-IR (Apr. 15, 2003),
Cryostats for a Liquid Argon "Near Detector" in a Neutrino Beam, K.T. McDonald (Mar. 31, 2003),
Very Long Baseline Neutrino Oscillation Experiments for Precise Measurements of Mixing Parameters and CP Violating Effects , M.V. Diwan et al. (Mar. 10, 2003), hep-ph/0303081, Phys. Rev. D 68, 012002 (2003).
Studies of a Liquid Argon Time Projection Chamber in a Magnetic Field and at High Pressure, C. Lu and K.T. McDonald, a proposal to the DOE Advanced Detector Research Program (Feb. 4, 2003),
Transparencies, Large and Small (Far and Near) Liquid Argon Detectors for an Off-Axis NuMI Beam, K.T. McDonald (Jan. 24, 2003).
Transparencies, A Close-In Detector for the BNL Long Baseline Experiment, S. Kahn (BNL, Jan. 10, 2003).
Transparencies, AGS Neutrino Superbeam Facility, Accelerator and Target System Design, (Draft, Jan. 1, 2003). .pdf version.
Transparencies, Large and Small (Far and Near) Liquid Argon Detectors for Accelerator Neutrino Beams, K.T. McDonald (NuINT'02, Dec. 15, 2002).
Report of the BNL Neutrino Working Group, M. Diwan et al. (BNL-69395, Oct. 28, 2002).
Detector R&D for future Neutrino Experiments with the NuMI Beamline, G. Barenboim et al. (NuMI-PUB-GEN-0880, Oct. 21, 2002). hep-ex/0304017
Transparencies, Strategies for Future Neutrino Experiments, Remarks on Sources and Detectors, K.T. McDonald (Oct. 13, 2002).
Response to the microLANNDD Proposal to BNL, T.B.W. Kirk (BNL) (Aug. 28, 2002). .doc version.
Transparencies: Proposal to Measure the Efficiency of Electron Charge Sign Determination up to 10 GeV in a Magnetized Liquid Argon Detector (microLANNDD, BNL P-965), presented by K. McDonald to the BNL PAC (2.3MB, Aug. 26, 2002).
LANNDD Feasibility Study, G.T. Mulholland (ACT) (Aug. 13, 2002).
Letter of Intent to build an Off-axis Detector to study nu_mu -> nu_e oscillations with the NuMI Neutrino Beam, D. Ayres et al., (FNAL P-929) (July 17, 2002). .ps version.
Transparencies, On the Feasibility of a Very Large Liquid Argon Detector for Neutrino Oscillation Physics, K.T. McDonald (July 4, 2002). .ps version.
Recommendations from the June 15-20, 2002 PAC Meeting, (FNAL). pp. 13-15 discuss FNAL P-929.
Response to Letters of Intent for Neutrino Physics Programs at BNL, T.B.W. Kirk (BNL) (June 24, 2002). .doc version.
Mini-LANNDD, A Very Sensitive Neutrino Detector to Measure sin^2 2theta_13, D.B. Cline, S. Otwinowski, F. Sergiampietri (UCLA, June 7, 2002).
Expression of Interest in the Construction of an Off-AxisNear Detector to Measure Neutrino Cross Sections on Nuclear Targets in the Few GeV Region with the NUMI Beam, A. Bodek et al. (U. Rochester, submitted to FNAL) (June 4, 2002).
Transparencies, A Strategy for Accelerator-Based Neutrino Physics in the USA, K.T. McDonald (May 14, 2002). .ps version.
A Strategy for Accelerator-Based Neutrino Physics in the USA, K.T. McDonald (Apr. 29, 2002). .ps version.
LANNDD -- Liquid Argon Neutrino and Nucleon Decay Detector, M.V. Diwan et al. (Apr. 23, 2002). .ps version.
Neutrino Oscillation Experiments for Precise Measurements of Oscillation Parameters and Search for nu_mu -> nu_e Appearance and CP Violation, D. Beavis et al. (Apr. 23, 2002).
Proposal to Study the Feasibility to Site Various Neutrino Detectors at WIPP for Neutrino Factories or Superbeams, D.B. Cline et al. (Apr. 17, 2002). .doc version.
BNL Neutrino Working Group, W.J. Marciano (BNL), presented at the ICFA Workshop on High Intensity High Brightness Proton Beams (12MB, Fermilab, Apr. 11, 2002).
Neutrino Physics with Detectors at 100-1000 km from BNL, M.V. Diwan et al. (700kB, Apr. 7, 2002). .ps version (2.1MB).
Proposal to Measure the Efficiency of Electron Charge Sign Determination up to 10 GeV in a Magnetized Liquid Argon Detector (microLANNDD, BNL P-965), M.V. Diwan et al. (1.2MB, Apr. 7, 2002). .ps version (2.3MB).
SAGENAP Report, S. Ritz et al. (Mar. 12-14, 2002). pp. 13-15 discuss accerator-based neutrino physics. Other DOE/HEP Reports.
Physics with a Neutrino Superbeam, K.T. McDonald, Seminar at Columbia U. (9MB, Feb. 12, 2002). .ps version (14MB).
Magnetized Liquid Argon Detector for Electron Charge Sign Discrimination, A. Badertscher et al., Letter of Intent to the CERN SPSSC (Jan. 3, 2002). .doc version.
Horn and Solenoid Capture Systems for a BNL Neutrino Superbeam, S. Kahn (BNL, Dec. 21, 2001). .ppt verson.
Draft, microLANNDD at CERN, C. Cerri, F. Sergiampierti (Dec. 2001).
e-/pi- vs. production angle, at 10 GeV, for a 25 cm carbon target.
Large aperture magnets available at BNL: 84D30, 96D40, 100D40, 120D36.
Physics with a Neutrino Superbeam, K.T. McDonald, Physics colloquium at BNL (14MB, Nov. 27, 2001). .pdf version (9MB).
Off-Axis Beams from BNL and FNAL, (Mercator projection -- distorts angles) K.T. McDonald (150kB, Nov. 25, 2001).
Off-Axis Beams from BNL and FNAL, (Polar stereographic projection -- angles are true) K.T. McDonald (150kB, Nov. 25, 2001).
Off-Axis Beams from JHF, (Polar sterographic projection) K.T. McDonald (150kB, Nov. 25, 2001).
Longitude and Latitude of various sites.
Online mapping site (in the USA). To get labels and lines to print, you must end each line in the text window with a carriage return (enter). The .ps.gz files require some cleanup. I unpack with Ghostview, save to a .ps file, then use MSWord to edit the file, as per Cleanup Notes, then use Ghostview again to set the bounding box... Coordinates of some sites of interest for neutrino physics.
An Off-Axis Neutrino Beam, K.T. McDonald (100kB, Nov. 6, 2001). .ps version.
Physics with a Neutrino Superbeam, K.T. McDonald, colloquium at U. South Carolina (11MB, Nov. 1, 2001). .pdf version (7MB).
Studies of a Liquid Argon Time Projection Chamber in a Magnetic Field, C. Lu and K.T. McDonald, a proposal to the DOE Advanced Detector Research Program (1.9MB, Oct. 30, 2001), .pdf version.
Liquid Xenon R&D for Future Large-Scale Dark-Matter Detectors, M. Atac et al., a proposal to the DOE Advanced Detector Research Program (2.3MB, Oct. 30, 2001),
DRAFT, micro-LANNDD: A prototype magnetized liquid Argon dector for electron charge sign discrimination, F. Sergiampietri (UCLA/Pisa) et al. (1.8MB, Oct. 23, 2001).
A Scenario for a Brookhaven Neutrino Super Beam Experiment, Steve Kahn (BNL) et al., submitted to Proc. Snowmass'01 (120kB, Oct. 23, 2001).
Brookhaven Super-Neutrino Beam Scenario, Steve Kahn (BNL) (580kB, Oct. 5, 2001).
Extra Long Baseline Neutrino Oscillations and CP Violation, Bill Marciano (BNL) (Aug. 22, 2001).
Brookhaven Super-Neutrino Beam Scenario, Steve Kahn (BNL) (200kB, Aug. 15, 2001).
Proposal for Evaluation of Underground Sites for Neutrino Detector in Massachusetts and New York, Brierley Associates (750kB, Aug. 15, 2001).
A Neutrino Superbeam Physics Program as a First Stage of a Neutrino Factory, K. McDonald, presented at Snowmass01 (540kB, July 14, 2001). .pdf version.
1-4 MW AGS Proton Driver, T. Roser et al. (BNL), presented at Snowmass01 (370kB, July, 2001).
BNL's Role in High Energy Physics, T.W.B. Kirk (BNL), presented at Snowmass01 (1.9MB, July 2, 2001).
.eps file, The Feasibility Study-II Neutrino FActory Layout (1.0MB, May, 2001). This is also available on p. 7 of T. Kirk's .ppt file -- the preceding link.
Large Underground Space for Neutrino Detectors, K. McDonald, presented at a meeting with Brierley Associates, Ithaca, NY (4.3MB, June 26, 2001). .ps version.
On the Possibility to Extrapolate Liquid Argon Technology to a Supermassive Detector for a Future Neutrino Factory, F. Sergiampietri, presented at NuFACT'01 (3MB, May 26, 2001).
Prospects of Neutrinos from the Universe, D. Cline, presented at NuFACT'01 (7.2MB, May 25, 2001).
LANNDD, A Massive Liquid Argon Detector for Proton Decay, Supernova and Solar Neutrino Studies, and a Neutrino Factory Detector, D.B. Cline, F. Sergiampietri, J.G. Learned, K.T. McDonald, astro-ph/0105442, NIM A503, 136 (2003) (May, 2001). .pdf version.
LANNDD Sketchbook, Liquid Argon Neutrino and Nucleon Decay Detector (Jan. 16, 2001). The beautiful drawings are by Franco Sergiampietri. .ps version.
Physics at a Neutrino Factory, C. Albright et al., FERMILAB-FN-692 (Aug 31, 2000).
From a Neutrino Factory to Carlsbad, K. McDonald, presented at the Workshop on the Next Generation U.S. Underground Science Facility, Carlsbad, NM (June 13, 2000). .ps version.
Map of neutrino beams to Carlsbad, from a Mathematica script by P. Gruber (June 9, 2000).
Neutrino Factories and Muon Colliders, K. McDonald, presented at the Congress of the Canadian Association of Physicists (June 5, 2000). .ps version.
A Neutrino Factory, K. McDonald, Colloquium at NYU (Feb. 24, 2000). .ps version.
Physics Opportunities with Muon Beams: Neutrino Factories and Muon Colliders, presented at the 5th International Conference on Physics Potential and Development of mu+mu- Colliders by K. McDonald (Dec. 15, 1999). .ps version.
Physics Opportunities with Muon Beams: Neutrino Factories and Muon Colliders, presented to the NSF "Prospective MRE" Panel by K. McDonald (Nov. 29, 1999). .ps version.
Neutrino Physics at a Muon Collider, K. McDonald, CERN Muon Collider Workshop (Sep 17, 1998). .ps version.
Neutrino beams from muon storage rings: Characteristics and physics potential, S. Geer (FNAL, Dec 4, 1997).

JPEG Photos

Photos from NuFACT'01, Tsukuba, Japan, May 23-30, 2001.
Photos by Helge Ravn, Tokyo, Japan, May 27, 2001.
Photos from ICARUS, Pavia, Italy, May. 14, 2001, the first day of filling with liquid argon.
Photos from NuFACT'00, Photos 1-10 are from the May '00 Neutrino Factory and Muon Collider Collaboration meeting, Catalina Island, May 17-19, 2000. Photos 23-109 are from NuFACt'00, Monterey, CA, May 22-26, 2000.
Photos from NuFACT'99, Lyon France, July 5-9, 1999.
Muon Collider photos.

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Index of Neutrino meetings.

FNAL Off-Axis Notes page.

Neutrino Factory Study II.

Neutrino Factory Study I.

Physics Opportunities at a Neutrino Factory.

NSF Expression of Interest for a Neutrino Factory.

John Bahcall's Neutrino Page.

Hata and Langacker's Solar Neutrino Page.

BNL Neutrino Superbeam Working Group.

CERN Neutrino Factory Working Group.

CERN Neutrino Factory Notes.

RAL Neutrino Factory Page.

The UK Neutrino Factory Working Group.

The Neutrino Oscillation Industry.

Next Generation Neutrino Experiments.

FNAL Neutrino Scattering Experiments.

BNL E889 Proposal.

Muon Collider Status Report, Jan. 1999.

Physics Opportunities at a Muon Collider.

MuCool Notes.

Targetry Page.

BNL Muon Collider Home Page

Fermilab Muon Collider Home Page

CERN Muon Collider Home Page

Muon Storage Rings at CERN

Muon Collider Cooling R&D Project

Muon Collider Accelerator Physics at Indiana University; Another Indiana mumu page.

Survey of low-energy muon beams from pi decay

Rick Fernow's Muon Collider page

Juan Gallardo's Muon Collider page

Hulya Guler's TPC page

Colin Johnson's Muon Collider page

Bruce King's Muon Collider page

Harold Kirk's Muon Collider page

Derun Li's photo page

Kirk McDonald's muon collider page

Nikolai Mokhov's Muon Collider page, MARS page, Related papers.

Jim Norem's Muon Collider page

Bob Palmer's Muon Collider page

Eric Prebys' Muon Collider page

Bob Weggel's Targetry page

KTM's archives: Earl, epsfiles, Gallardo, Geer, Johnson, King, Kirk, Mokhov, Palmer, Prebys, Silvestrov, Status, Weggel,

K. McDonald's Laser Acceleration notes

Princeton U. High Energy Physics Group

MECO, Proposal for an experiment to study muon-electron conversion.

COSY, a symplectic beam-transport code by Martin Berz.

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