Measuring the neutrino mass hierarchy with KM3NeT/ORCA

  title={Measuring the neutrino mass hierarchy with KM3NeT/ORCA},
  author={Jannik Hofestadt},
  journal={Journal of Physics: Conference Series},
  • J. Hofestadt
  • Published 15 January 2017
  • Physics
  • Journal of Physics: Conference Series
ORCA (Oscillation Research with Cosmics in the Abyss) is the low-energy branch of KM3NeT, the next-generation research infrastructure hosting underwater Cherenkov detectors in the Mediterranean Sea. ORCA's primary goal is the determination of the neutrino mass hierarchy by measuring the matter-induced modifications on the oscillation probabilities of few-GeV atmospheric neutrinos. The ORCA detector design foresees a dense configuration of KM3NeT neutrino detection technology, optimised for… 
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