Long-baseline neutrino oscillation physics potential of the DUNE experiment: DUNE Collaboration

Authors
Abi, B 
Acciarri, R 
Acero, MA 
Adamov, G 
Adams, D 

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Abstract

The sensitivity of the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) to neutrino oscillation is determined, based on a full simulation, reconstruction, and event selection of the far detector and a full simulation and parameterized analysis of the near detector. Detailed uncertainties due to the flux prediction, neutrino interaction model, and detector effects are included. DUNE will resolve the neutrino mass ordering to a precision of 5σ, for all δCP values, after 2 years of running with the nominal detector design and beam configuration. It has the potential to observe charge-parity violation in the neutrino sector to a precision of 3σ (5σ) after an exposure of 5 (10) years, for 50% of all δCP values. It will also make precise measurements of other parameters governing long-baseline neutrino oscillation, and after an exposure of 15 years will achieve a similar sensitivity to sin2⁡2θ13 to current reactor experiments.

Publication Date
2020
Online Publication Date
2020-10-22
Acceptance Date
2020-09-10
Keywords
hep-ex, hep-ex, hep-ph
Journal Title
European Physical Journal C
Journal ISSN
1434-6044
1434-6052
Volume Title
80
Publisher
Springer Science and Business Media LLC