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The CNGS neutrino beam: status

Abstract : The first months of 2008 were a busy and productive period for the CNGS facility. An ambitious and demanding project aimed to the protection of electronics against radiation has been devised and carried out in a very short time. Meanwhile, the Earth magnetic field has been singled out as the responsible of the asymmetry observed in the muon pits profiles when switching from neutrino to anti-neutrino mode. The facility ran smoothly from June 18th to November 3rd 2008 delivering almost 2.0dot operator1019 protons on target (p.o.t.)
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D. Autiero, I. Efthymiopoulos, Anthony Ferrari, E. Gschwendtner, A. Guglielmi, et al.. The CNGS neutrino beam: status. Neutrino Oscillation Workshop - NOW 2008, Sep 2008, Conca Specchiulla, Oranto, Italy. pp.188-190, ⟨10.1016/j.nuclphysbps.2009.02.047⟩. ⟨in2p3-00372131⟩



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