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The LAGUNA design study- towards giant liquid based underground detectors for neutrino physics and astrophysics and proton decay searches

D. Angus A. Ariga D. Autiero 1 A. Apostu A. Badertscher T. Bennet G. Bertola P.F. Bertola O. Besida A. Bettini C. Booth J.L. Borne 2 I. Brancus W. Bujakowsky Jean-Eric Campagne 2 G.Cata Danil F. Chipesiu M. Chorowski J. Cripps A. Curioni S. Davidson 1 Y. Declais 1 U. Drost O. Duliu J. Dumarchez 3 T. Enqvist A. Ereditato F. von Feilitzsch H. Fynbo T. Gamble G. Galvanin A. Gendotti W. Gizicki M. Goger-Neff U. Grasslin D. Gurney M. Hakala S. Hannestad M. Haworth S. Horikawa A. Jipa F. Juget T. Kalliokoski S. Katsanevas 4 M. Keen J. Kisiel I. Kreslo V. Kudryastev P. Kuusiniemi L. Labarga T. Lachenmaier J.C. Lanfranchi I. Lazanu T. Lewke K. Loo P. Lightfoot M. Lindner A. Longhin J. Maalampi M. Marafini 4 A. Marchionni R.M. Margineanu A. Markiewicz T. Marrodan-Undagoita J.E. Marteau R. Matikainen Q. Meindl M. Messina J.W. Mietelski B. Mitrica A. Mordasini L. Mosca 5 U. Moser G. Nuijten L. Oberauer A. Oprina S. Paling S. Pascoli T. Patzak 6 M. Pectu Z. Pilecki F. Piquemal 7 W. Potzel W. Pytel M. Raczynski G. Rafflet G. Ristaino M. Robinson R. Rogers J. Roinisto M. Romana E. Rondio B. Rossi A. Rubbia Z. Sadecki C. Saenz A. Saftoiu J. Salmelainen O. Sima J. Slizowski K. Slizowski J. Sobczyk N. Spooner S. Stoica J. Suhonen R. Sulej M. Szarska T. Szeglowski M. Temussi J. Thompson L. Thompson W.H. Trzaska M. Tippmann A. Tonazzo 6 K. Urbanczyk G. Vasseur A. Williams J. Winter K. Wojutszewska M. Wurm A. Zalewska M. Zampaolo M. Zito 5
Abstract : The feasibility of a next generation neutrino observatory in Europe is being considered within the LAGUNA design study. To accommodate giant neutrino detectors and shield them from cosmic rays, a new very large underground infrastructure is required. Seven potential candidate sites in different parts of Europe and at several distances from CERN are being studied: Boulby (UK), Canfranc (Spain), Fréjus (France/Italy), Pyhásalmi (Finland), Polkowice-Sieroszowice (Poland), Slanic (Romania) and Umbria (Italy). The design study aims at the comprehensive and coordinated technical assessment of each site, at a coherent cost estimation, and at a prioritization of the sites within the summer 2010.
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D. Angus, A. Ariga, D. Autiero, A. Apostu, A. Badertscher, et al.. The LAGUNA design study- towards giant liquid based underground detectors for neutrino physics and astrophysics and proton decay searches. European Strategy For Future Neutrino Physics, 2009, Geneva, Switzerland. pp.226-229. ⟨in2p3-00704721⟩

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