Searches for decays of new particles in the DUNE Multi-Purpose near Detector

  title={Searches for decays of new particles in the DUNE Multi-Purpose near Detector},
  author={Jeffrey M. Berryman and Andr{\'e} de Gouv{\^e}a and Patrick J. Fox and Boris J. Kayser and Kevin J. Kelly and J L Raaf},
  journal={Journal of High Energy Physics},
One proposed component of the upcoming Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) near detector complex is a multi-purpose, magnetized, gaseous argon time projection chamber: the Multi-Purpose Detector (MPD). We explore the new-physics potential of the MPD, focusing on scenarios in which the MPD is significantly more sensitive to new physics than a liquid argon detector, specifically searches for semi-long-lived particles that are produced in/near the beam target and decay in the MPD. The… 
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