First Measurement of θ13 from Delayed Neutron Capture on Hydrogen in the Double Chooz Experiment

  title={First Measurement of $\theta$13 from Delayed Neutron Capture on Hydrogen in the Double Chooz Experiment},
  author={Double Chooz collaboration Y. Abe and Christoph Aberle and Jo{\~a}o C. Anjos and Jean Christophe Barri{\`e}re and Marc Bergevin and Adam Bernstein and Thiago J. C. Bezerra and L. Bezrukhov and Edward Blucher and N S Bowden and C. Buck and Jerome K. Busenitz and Andr{\'e}s Cabrera and Erica Caden and Leslie Camilleri and R Carr and Marcos Cerrada and P. J. Chang and P. Chimenti and Timothy M. Classen and Antoine Collin and E. Conover and Janet M. Conrad and J. I. Crespo-Anad'on and Keith Crum and A. Cucoanes and Edward Damon and Jaime Dawson and Steven Dazeley and D. Dietrich and Z. Djurcic and Marcos Dracos and Vincent Durand and Joachim Ebert and Y. Efremenko and Muhammad Elnimr and Anna Erickson and A. V. {\'E}tenko and Muriel Fallot and Maximilien Fechner and F. v. Feilitzsch and John Felde and Susana M. Fernandes and Vincent Fischer and D. Franco and Arthur James Franke and Michael Franke and H. Furuta and R. Goncalves Gama and In{\'e}s Gil-Botella and Lydie Giot and Marianne Goger-Neff and Luis F. G. Gonzalez and Lisa Goodenough and Maury Charles Goodman and J. T.M. Goon and Dale L. Greiner and N. Haag and Salman Habib and Caren Hagner and T. Hara and Francis X Hartmann and Julia Haser and A. Hatzikoutelis and Takashi Hayakawa and Michael Hofmann and G. Horton-Smith and Adrien Hourlier and Masaki Ishitsuka and Josef Jochum and C'ecile Jollet and C. L. Jones and Florian Kaether and Leonidas Kalousis and Yuri Kamyshkov and Daniel M. Kaplan and Takeo Kawasaki and Gregory Keefer and Ernesto Kemp and Herv{\'e} de Kerret and Tomoyuki Konno and D. Kryn and Masahiro Kuze and Tobias Lachenmaier and C E Lane and Conradin Langbrandtner and Thierry Lasserre and A. Letourneau and D. Lhuillier and H. P. Jr Lima and Manfred Lindner and J. M. L'opez-Castano and J. M. Losecco and Bayarto Lubsandorzhiev and S. Lucht and D. Mckee and Junpei Maeda and Cara Nichole Maesano and Carlo Mariani and J. Maricic and Julio Rodr{\'i}guez Martino and Takahiko Matsubara and Guillaume Mention and Anselmo Meregaglia and Mikko Meyer and Tanja Mileti{\'c} and Radovan Milincic and Hitoshi Miyata and Th. A. Mueller and Y. Nagasaka and K. Nakajima and Pau Novella and Michel Obolensky and Lothar Oberauer and Anthony Onillon and Anna Osborn and I. Ostrovskiy and Carmen Palomares and I. Pepe and S. Perasso and P. Perrin and Patrick Pfahler and Amanda Porta and Walter Potzel and Guillaume Pronost and Juergen Reichenbacher and Bernd Reinhold and Alberto Remoto and Marc A. Rohling and R. Roncin and S. Roth and Ben Rybolt and Yasunobu Sakamoto and Roberto Santorelli and Fumitaka Sato and Stefan Schonert and Sebastian F. Schoppmann and Thomas Schwetz and M. H. Shaevitz and S. Shimojima and Deepak Shrestha and J-L. Sida and V. V. Sinev and Mikhail Skorokhvatov and E. Smith and Joshua Spitz and Achim Stahl and I. Stancu and L. F. F. Stokes and Matthew Strait and A. Stuken and Fumihiko Suekane and S. V. Sukhotin and Takayuki Sumiyoshi and Y. Sun and Robert C. Svoboda and Kazuhiro Terao and Alessandra Tonazzo and Matt Toups and H. H. Trinh Thi and G. A. Valdiviesso and Ch. Veyssi{\`e}re and S. R. Wagner and H. Watanabe and Brandon White and Christopher Wiebusch and Lindley Winslow and M. Worcester and Michael Wurm and Fr'ed'eric Yermia and Vincenz Zimmer},
  journal={Physics Letters B},

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