Daya Bay Experiment and the Future Neutrino Program in China


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  • Speaker: Yifang Wang (Institute of High Energy Physics, Beijing, China)
  • Host Department: Physics
  • Date: 10/30/2013
  • Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Location: 340 West Hall

  • Description:

    The Daya Bay reactor neutrino experiment recently observed definitely the mixing angle theta_13 with a statistical significance of 5.2 sigma. I will describe the concept of the experiment, the detector construction and data analysis. The unexpected large theta_13 allow us to build new experiments for neutrino mass hierarchy and CP phase. I will describe the concept of JUNO reactor neutrino experiment for mass hierarchy and a new idea of neutrino beam for CP phase.