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NOSTOS - Spherical TPCs
Gorodetzky P.
in Nuclear Physics B Proceedings Supplements - XIII International Symposium on Very High Energy Cosmic Ray Interactions at the NESTOR Institute, Pylos : Greece - http://hal.in2p3.fr/in2p3-00023703
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NOSTOS - Spherical TPCs
P. Gorodetzky1
1:  PCC - Physique Corpusculaire et Cosmologie - Collège de France
CNRS : UMR7553 – IN2P3 – Université Paris VII - Paris Diderot
11, place Marcelin Berthelot - 75231 Paris Cedex 05
France
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.

Conference proceedings
2006
Nuclear Physics B Proceedings Supplements
151, Issue 1
410-413

XIII International Symposium on Very High Energy Cosmic Ray Interactions at the NESTOR Institute
Pylos
Greece
2004-09-06
2004-09-12

PCC 04 75/conf
XIII International Symposium on Very High Energy Cosmic Ray Interactions at the NESTOR Institute - Pylos, Grece, 6-12 Septembre 2004
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