Physics & Astronomy Colloquium: Dr. Bruce Howard, Fermilab


Location: 127 Nieuwland Science Hall (View on map )

Neutrino Hunting with Liquid Argon Neutrino Detectors at Fermilab
Dr. Bruce Howard
Research Associate
Neutrino Division, Fermilab
The nature of neutrinos and their oscillations provide a suite of open and interesting questions facing the particle physics community. The next-generation long-baseline neutrino oscillation experiments like DUNE will make precise measurements of the oscillation parameters and determine or give discovery potential for other oscillation related questions. Meanwhile, the Short Baseline Neutrino (SBN) program at Fermilab, comprised of the SBND and ICARUS detectors, is using the Liquid Argon Time-Projection Chamber (LAr TPC) technology, also to be used by DUNE, and aims to investigate and measure several neutrino properties in the process. Aspects of the short- and long-baseline neutrino programs using LAr TPCs at Fermilab and the detectors will be discussed, with a particular focus on ICARUS and on its status and progress towards measuring neutrino interaction properties.
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