Neutrino oscillation tomography of the Earth with KM3NeT-ORCA

  title={Neutrino oscillation tomography of the Earth with KM3NeT-ORCA},
  author={Simon Bourret and Jo{\~a}o A. B. Coelho and V{\'e}ronique Van Elewyck},
  journal={Journal of Physics: Conference Series},
KM3NeT-ORCA is a water-Cherenkov neutrino detector designed for studying the oscillations of atmospheric neutrinos, with the primary objective of measuring the neutrino mass ordering. Atmospheric neutrinos crossing the Earth undergo matter effects, modifying the pattern of their flavour oscillations. The study of the angular and energy distribution of neutrino events in ORCA can therefore provide tomographic information on the Earth’s interior with an independent technique, complementary to the… 

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