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Enabling precise measurements of flux in accelerator neutrino beams: the ENUBET project

  title={Enabling precise measurements of flux in accelerator neutrino beams: the ENUBET project},
  author={Alessandro Berra and F. Cindolo and Francesco Terranova and Gianfranca de Rosa and Lucia Votano and P. F. Loverre and G. Sirri and Erik Vallazza and G. Collazuol and A. Margotti and Maurizio Bonesini and Alessandro Paoloni and R. A. Intonti and Flavio Dal Corso and Michele Pozzato and Claudio Piemonte and Laura Pasqualini and Gianni Mandrioli and Nicoletta Mauri and Alan Cosimo Ruggeri and E. Conti and C. Riccio and Alberto Gola and Giovanni Paternoster and Mauro Mezzetto and Anselmo Meregaglia and M. Prest and Stefano Cecchini and M. G. Catanesi and Marzio Nessi and Elena Wildner and Lucio Ludovici and Marco Laveder and Fabio Pupilli and A. Longhin and Lorenzo Magaletti and Laura Patrizii and Marco Calviani and C'ecile Jollet and Claudia Brizzolari and Emilio Radicioni},
The knowledge of the initial flux in conventional neutrino beams represents the main limitation for a precision (1%) measurement of νe and νμ cross sections. The progress in fast and radiation–hard detectors offers an unprecedented opportunity to monitor lepton production in the decay tunnel of conventional neutrino beams and, hence, reduce the flux uncertainty by about one order of magnitude. The opportunities and challenges of this novel approach are the focus of the Enubet project, which has… 

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