Optimization of the JUNO liquid scintillator composition using a Daya Bay antineutrino detector

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  title={Optimization of the JUNO liquid scintillator composition using a Daya Bay antineutrino detector},
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  journal={Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment},
  year={2021}
}
  • D. Bay, J. C. A. Abusleme, J. Zou
  • Published 1 July 2020
  • Physics
  • Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment

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