2-9 July 2014
Valencia, Spain
Europe/Madrid timezone

PINGU and the Neutrino Mass Hierarchy

4 Jul 2014, 10:30
13m
Auditorium 3B ()

Auditorium 3B

Oral presentation Neutrino Physics Neutrino Physics

Speaker

Dr. Kenneth Clark (University of Toronto)

Description

The Precision IceCube Next Generation Upgrade (PINGU) is a proposed IceCube in-fill array designed to measure the neutrino mass hierarchy using atmospheric neutrino interactions in the ice at the South Pole. PINGU will have a neutrino energy threshold of a few GeV with a multi-megaton effective volume. We present PINGU's expected sensitivity to the hierarchy with an optimized geometry and with consideration of a full complement of systematic uncertainties. We also briefly present PINGU sensitivity to other topics in neutrino oscillations, as well as to low-mass dark matter.

Primary author

Dr. Kenneth Clark (University of Toronto)

Presentation Materials

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