# The 2009 Europhysics Conference on High Energy Physics

Jul 16 – 22, 2009
Kraków, Poland
Europe/Warsaw timezone

## The Daya Bay Reactor Neutrino Oscillation Experiment

Jul 17, 2009, 11:00 AM
15m
Middle Lecture Hall B (Kraków, Poland)

### Middle Lecture Hall B

#### Kraków, Poland

The Auditorium Maximum of the Jagiellonian University 33 Krupnicza Street 31-123 Kraków
Neutrino Physics

### Speaker

Mr Viktor Pec (IPNP Charles University in Prague)

### Description

The Daya Bay reactor neutrino experiment aims to measure the last unknown neutrino mixing parameter $\theta_{13}$ with a sensitivity of $\sin^22\theta_{13} < 0.01$ at 90\% C.L. The experiment will measure the flux and energy spectrum of reactor antineutrinos through the inverse beta-decay reaction on protons with three sites at different distances from the reactor cores. This measurement will provide a better understanding of the neutrino mixing matrix and will also give direction to future experiments probing CP violation in the lepton sector and the neutrino mass hierarchy. An overview, current status, and schedule of the experiment will be presented.

### Primary author

Mr Viktor Pec (IPNP Charles University in Prague)

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