Tomography by neutrino pair beam

Takehiko Asaka, Hisashi Okui, Minoru Tanaka, Motohiko Yoshimura

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Abstract

We consider tomography of the Earth's interior using the neutrino pair beam which has recently been proposed. The beam produces a large amount of neutrino and antineutrino pairs from the circulating partially stripped ions and provides the possibility to measure precisely the energy spectrum of neutrino oscillation probability together with a sufficiently large detector. It is shown that the pair beam gives a better sensitivity to probe the Earth's crust compared with the neutrino sources at present. In addition we present a method to reconstruct a matter density profile by means of the analytic formula of the oscillation probability in which the matter effect is included perturbatively to the second order.

Original languageEnglish
JournalUnknown Journal
Publication statusPublished - May 28 2018

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