Muon Simulations for Super-Kamiokande, KamLAND and CHOOZ

A. Tang G. Horton-Smith V.A. Kudryavtsev A. Tonazzo 1
1 APC - Neutrinos
LPNHE - Laboratoire de Physique Nucléaire et de Hautes Énergies, APC (UMR_7164) - AstroParticule et Cosmologie
Abstract : Muon backgrounds at Super-Kamiokande, KamLAND and CHOOZ are calculated using MUSIC. A modified version of the Gaisser sea level muon distribution and a well-tested Monte Carlo integration method are introduced. Average muon energy, flux and rate are tabulated. Plots of average energy and angular distributions are given. Implications on muon tracker design for future experiments are discussed.
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A. Tang, G. Horton-Smith, V.A. Kudryavtsev, A. Tonazzo. Muon Simulations for Super-Kamiokande, KamLAND and CHOOZ. Physical Review D, American Physical Society, 2006, 74, pp.053007. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevD.74.053007⟩. ⟨in2p3-00109634⟩

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