NOSTOS - Spherical TPCs

Abstract : A new concept, the spherical TPC, presents unique advantages when low energy neutrinos are to be detected. Some of the applications are: a) observation of the e oscillation when emitted by a tritium source ( = 14 keV) in a 10 m radius sphere. This project, baptized NOSTOS, intends to give the mixing angle 13, the Weinberg angle and a much lower limit (< 10-12 ?B ) of the neutrino magnetic moment, b) an array of small (radius 2-4 m), cheap spheres scattered around the world would be perfect to monitor extragalactic supernovae, c) detect the spectrum of low energy (pp - 7Be) solar neutrinos.
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P. Gorodetzky. NOSTOS - Spherical TPCs. XIII International Symposium on Very High Energy Cosmic Ray Interactions at the NESTOR Institute, Sep 2004, Pylos, Greece. 151, Issue 1, pp.410-413, 2006, <10.1016/j.nuclphysbps.2005.07.073>. <in2p3-00023703>

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