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MINOS Document 927-v1

Neutrino strange particle production at NuMI; atmospheric nu background in nucleon decay searches

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MINOS-doc-927-v1
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John Urish
Updated by:
John Urish
Document Created:
13 May 2003, 12:00
Contents Revised:
13 May 2003, 12:00
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13 May 2003, 12:00
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08 Sep 2006, 21:18
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Abstract:

Neutrino interactions yielding strange particles are reviewed for the
purpose of identifying exclusive channels amenable to high statistics
investigation with the NuMI beam. As a case study, we consider that
such reactions are initiated by atmospheric neutrinos in
underground detectors, presenting backgrounds to searches for
nucleon decay modes favored by SUSY grand unification.
A fine-grained NuMI near detector with approx 5 ns time resolution
can address these background uncertainties via precision measurement of
selected neutrino strangeness production cross sections and their energy
dependence.

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