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    • Adjusting neutrino interaction models and evaluating uncertainties using NOvA near detector data 

      Acero, Mario A.; Adamson, Philip; Agam, G.; Meyer, Holger; Muether, Mathew; Solomey, Nickolas (EDP Sciences, 2020-12-04)
      The two-detector design of the NOvA neutrino oscillation experiment, in which two functionally identical detectors are exposed to an intense neutrino beam, aids in canceling leading order effects of cross-section uncertainties. ...
    • Constraints on oscillation parameters from $\nu_e$ appearance and $\nu_\mu$ disappearance in NOvA 

      Meyer, Holger; Muether, Mathew; Solomey, Nickolas (American Physical Society, 2017-06-05)
      Results are reported from an improved measurement of $\nu_\mu \rightarrow \nu_e$ transitions by the NOvA experiment. Using an exposure equivalent to $6.05\times10^{20}$ protons-on-target 33 $\nu_e$ candidates were observed ...
    • First measurement of electron neutrino appearance in NOvA 

      Meyer, Holger; Muether, Mathew; Solomey, Nickolas (American Physical Society, 2016-04-13)
      We report results from the first search for $\nu_\mu\to\nu_e$ transitions by the NOvA experiment. In an exposure equivalent to $2.74\times10^{20}$ protons-on-target in the upgraded NuMI beam at Fermilab, we observe 6 events ...
    • First measurement of muon-neutrino disappearance in NOvA 

      NOvA Collaboration; Meyer, Holger; Muether, Mathew; Solomey, Nickolas (American Physical Society, 2016-03-25)
      This paper reports the first measurement using the NOvA detectors of $\nu_\mu$ disappearance in a $\nu_\mu$ beam. The analysis uses a 14 kton-equivalent exposure of $2.74 \times 10^{20}$ protons-on-target from the Fermilab ...
    • The HANOHANO Detector and Ongoing Research and Development 

      Cicenas, Blake; Solomey, Nickolas (Elsevier, 2012)
      The Hanohano neutrino detector is a deep sea module that can be submerged to the ocean floor far away from surface radiation. Its Physics goals are the study of geo-neutrinos to probe the isotope source of the 45 TW of ...
    • Long-baseline neutrino oscillation physics potential of the DUNE experiment: DUNE Collaboration 

      Meyer, Holger; Muether, Mathew; Solomey, Nickolas (Springer, 2020-10-22)
      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 ...
    • Measurement of charged pion production yields off the NuMI target 

      Paley, Jonathan; Messier, M. D.; Raja, R.; Akgun, U.; Asner, D. M.; Aydin, G.; Baker, W.; Barnes, P. D. Jr; Bergfeld, T.; Beverly, L.; Bhatnagar, V.; Choudhary, B.; Dukes, E. C.; Duru, F.; Feldman, G. J.; Godley, A.; Graf, N.; Gronberg, J.; Gulmez, E.; Gunaydin, Y. O.; Gustafson, H. R.; Hartouni, E. P.; Hanlet, P.; Heffner, M.; Kaplan, D. M.; Kamaev, O.; Klay, J.; Kumar, A.; Lange, D. J.; Lebedev, A.; Ling, J.; Longo, M. J.; Lu, L. C.; Materniak, C.; Mahajan, S.; Meyer, Holger; Miller, D. E.; Mishra, S. R.; Nelson, K.; Nigmanov, T.; Norman, Andrew; Onel, Y.; Penzo, A.; Peterson, R. J.; Rajaram, D.; Ratnikov, D.; Rosenfeld, C.; Rubin, H.; Seun, S.; Singh, A.; Solomey, Nickolas; Soltz, R. A.; Torun, Y.; Wilson, K.; Wright, D. M.; Wu, Q. K. (American Physical Society, 2014-09)
      The fixed-target Main Injector Particle Production (MIPP) experiment, Fermilab E907, was designed to measure the production of hadrons from the collisions of hadrons of momenta ranging from 5 to 120 GeV/c on a variety of ...
    • Measurement of neutrino-induced neutral-current coherent $π^0$ production in the NOvA near detector 

      Meyer, Holger; Muether, Mathew; Solomey, Nickolas (American Physical Society, 2020-07-09)
      The cross section of neutrino-induced neutral-current coherent $\pi^0$ production on a carbon-dominated target is measured in the NOvA near detector. This measurement uses a narrow-band neutrino beam with an average neutrino ...
    • Measurement of the neutrino mixing angle $θ_{23}$ in NOvA 

      Meyer, Holger; Muether, Mathew; Solomey, Nickolas (American Physical Society, 2017-04-10)
      This Letter reports new results on muon neutrino disappearance from NOvA, using a 14 kton detector equivalent exposure of $6.05\times10^{20}$ protons-on-target from the NuMI beam at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. ...
    • Neutrino interaction classification with a convolutional neural network in the DUNE far detector 

      Abi, B.; Acciarri, R.; Acero, Mario A.; Muether, Mathew; Meyer, Holger; Solomey, Nickolas (American Physical Society, 2020-11-09)
      The Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment is a next-generation neutrino oscillation experiment that aims to measure CP-violation in the neutrino sector as part of a wider physics program. A deep learning approach based on ...
    • New constraints on oscillation parameters from $ν_e$ appearance and $ν_μ$ disappearance in the NOvA experiment 

      Cedeno, Alan J.; Meyer, Holger; Muether, Mathew; Solomey, Nickolas (American Physical Society, 2018-08-24)
      We present updated results from the NOvA experiment for $\nu_\mu\rightarrow\nu_\mu$ and $\nu_\mu\rightarrow\nu_e$ oscillations from an exposure of $8.85\times10^{20}$ protons on target, which represents an increase of 46% ...
    • Observation of seasonal variation of atmospheric multiple-muon events in the NOvA Near Detector 

      Cedeno, Alan J.; Meyer, Holger; Solomey, Nickolas; Altakarli, Sef (American Physical Society, 2019-06-28)
      Using two years of data from the NOvA Near Detector at Fermilab, we report a seasonal variation of cosmic ray induced multiple-muon $(N\mu\ge2)$ event rates which has an opposite phase to the seasonal variation in the ...
    • Prospects for beyond the Standard Model physics searches at the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment: DUNE collaboration 

      Abi, B.; Acciarri, R.; Acero, Mario A.; Meyer, Holger; Muether, Mathew; Solomey, Nickolas (Springer Nature, 2021-04-16)
      The Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) will be a powerful tool for a variety of physics topics. The high-intensity proton beams provide a large neutrino flux, sampled by a near detector system consisting of a ...
    • Search for active-sterile neutrino mixing using neutral-current interactions in NOvA 

      Meyer, Holger; Muether, Mathew; Solomey, Nickolas (American Physical Society, 2017-10-30)
      We report results from the first search for sterile neutrinos mixing with active neutrinos through a reduction in the rate of neutral-current interactions over a baseline of 810\,km between the NOvA detectors. Analyzing a ...
    • Search for multimessenger signals in NOvA coincident with LIGO/Virgo detections 

      NOvA Collaboration; Meyer, Holger; Muether, Mathew; Solomey, Nickolas (American Physical Society, 2020-06-22)
      Using the NOvA neutrino detectors, a broad search has been performed for any signal coincident with 28 gravitational wave events detected by the LIGO/Virgo Collaboration between September 2015 and July 2019. For all of ...
    • Search for slow magnetic monopoles with the NOvA detector on the surface 

      Acero, Mario A.; Adamson, P.; Aliaga, Leo; Meyer, Holger; Muether, Mathew; Solomey, Nickolas (American Physical Society, 2021-01-11)
      We report a search for a magnetic monopole component of the cosmic-ray flux in a 95-day exposure of the NOvA experiment's Far Detector, a 14 kt segmented liquid scintillator detector designed primarily to observe GeV-scale ...
    • Supernova neutrino burst detection with the deep underground neutrino experiment 

      Abi, B.; Acciarri, R.; Acero, Mario A.; Adamov, G.; Adams, Dean J.; Meyer, Holger; Muether, Mathew; Muetherer, M.; Solomey, Nickolas (Springer Nature, 2021-05-15)
      The Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE), a 40-kton underground liquid argon time projection chamber experiment, will be sensitive to the electron-neutrino flavor component of the burst of neutrinos expected from ...
    • Supernova neutrino detection in NOvA 

      Meyer, Holger; Muether, Mathew; Solomey, Nickolas (IOP Publishing Ltd, 2020-10-05)
      The NOvA long-baseline neutrino experiment uses a pair of large, segmented, liquid-scintillator calorimeters to study neutrino oscillations, using GeV-scale neutrinos from the Fermilab NuMI beam. These detectors are also ...