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@article{2abe313ff92e4d75b3975da7479fc9a2,
title = "Experiment Simulation Configurations Approximating DUNE TDR",
abstract = " The Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) is a next-generation long-baseline neutrino oscillation experiment consisting of a high-power, broadband neutrino beam, a highly capable near detector located on site at Fermilab, in Batavia, Illinois, and a massive liquid argon time projection chamber (LArTPC) far detector located at the 4850L of Sanford Underground Research Facility in Lead, South Dakota. The long-baseline physics sensitivity calculations presented in the DUNE Physics TDR, and in a related physics paper, rely upon simulation of the neutrino beam line, simulation of neutrino interactions in the near and far detectors, fully automated event reconstruction and neutrino classification, and detailed implementation of systematic uncertainties. The purpose of this posting is to provide a simplified summary of the simulations that went into this analysis to the community, in order to facilitate phenomenological studies of long-baseline oscillation at DUNE. Simulated neutrino flux files and a GLoBES configuration describing the far detector reconstruction and selection performance are included as ancillary files to this posting. A simple analysis using these configurations in GLoBES produces sensitivity that is similar, but not identical, to the official DUNE sensitivity. DUNE welcomes those interested in performing phenomenological work as members of the collaboration, but also recognizes the benefit of making these configurations readily available to the wider community. ",
keywords = "hep-ex, hep-ph",
author = "{DUNE Collaboration} and DUNE Collaboration and B. Abi and R. Acciarri and Acero, {M. A.} and G. Adamov and D. Adams and M. Adinolfi and Z. Ahmad and J. Ahmed and T. Alion and Monsalve, {S. Alonso} and C. Alt and C. Andreopoulos and Andrews, {M. P.} and F. Andrianala and S. Andringa and A. Ankowski and M. Antonova and S. Antusch and A. Aranda-Fernandez and A. Ariga and Arnold, {L. O.} and Arroyave, {M. A.} and J. Asaadi and A. Aurisano and V. Aushev and D. Autiero and F. Azfar and H. Back and Back, {J. J.} and C. Backhouse and P. Baesso and L. Bagby and R. Bajou and S. Balasubramanian and P. Baldi and B. Bambah and F. Barao and G. Barenboim and Barker, {G. J.} and W. Barkhouse and G. Barr and Monarca, {J. Barranco} and N. Barros and Barrow, {J. L.} and A. Blake and D. Brailsford and R. Cross and Nowak, {J. A.} and P. Ratoff",
note = "15 pages, 6 figures, configurations in ancillary files",
year = "2021",
month = mar,
day = "8",
language = "English",
journal = "arxiv.org",

}

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Experiment Simulation Configurations Approximating DUNE TDR

AU - DUNE Collaboration

AU - Collaboration, DUNE

AU - Abi, B.

AU - Acciarri, R.

AU - Acero, M. A.

AU - Adamov, G.

AU - Adams, D.

AU - Adinolfi, M.

AU - Ahmad, Z.

AU - Ahmed, J.

AU - Alion, T.

AU - Monsalve, S. Alonso

AU - Alt, C.

AU - Andreopoulos, C.

AU - Andrews, M. P.

AU - Andrianala, F.

AU - Andringa, S.

AU - Ankowski, A.

AU - Antonova, M.

AU - Antusch, S.

AU - Aranda-Fernandez, A.

AU - Ariga, A.

AU - Arnold, L. O.

AU - Arroyave, M. A.

AU - Asaadi, J.

AU - Aurisano, A.

AU - Aushev, V.

AU - Autiero, D.

AU - Azfar, F.

AU - Back, H.

AU - Back, J. J.

AU - Backhouse, C.

AU - Baesso, P.

AU - Bagby, L.

AU - Bajou, R.

AU - Balasubramanian, S.

AU - Baldi, P.

AU - Bambah, B.

AU - Barao, F.

AU - Barenboim, G.

AU - Barker, G. J.

AU - Barkhouse, W.

AU - Barr, G.

AU - Monarca, J. Barranco

AU - Barros, N.

AU - Barrow, J. L.

AU - Blake, A.

AU - Brailsford, D.

AU - Cross, R.

AU - Nowak, J. A.

AU - Ratoff, P.

N1 - 15 pages, 6 figures, configurations in ancillary files

PY - 2021/3/8

Y1 - 2021/3/8

N2 - The Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) is a next-generation long-baseline neutrino oscillation experiment consisting of a high-power, broadband neutrino beam, a highly capable near detector located on site at Fermilab, in Batavia, Illinois, and a massive liquid argon time projection chamber (LArTPC) far detector located at the 4850L of Sanford Underground Research Facility in Lead, South Dakota. The long-baseline physics sensitivity calculations presented in the DUNE Physics TDR, and in a related physics paper, rely upon simulation of the neutrino beam line, simulation of neutrino interactions in the near and far detectors, fully automated event reconstruction and neutrino classification, and detailed implementation of systematic uncertainties. The purpose of this posting is to provide a simplified summary of the simulations that went into this analysis to the community, in order to facilitate phenomenological studies of long-baseline oscillation at DUNE. Simulated neutrino flux files and a GLoBES configuration describing the far detector reconstruction and selection performance are included as ancillary files to this posting. A simple analysis using these configurations in GLoBES produces sensitivity that is similar, but not identical, to the official DUNE sensitivity. DUNE welcomes those interested in performing phenomenological work as members of the collaboration, but also recognizes the benefit of making these configurations readily available to the wider community.

AB - The Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) is a next-generation long-baseline neutrino oscillation experiment consisting of a high-power, broadband neutrino beam, a highly capable near detector located on site at Fermilab, in Batavia, Illinois, and a massive liquid argon time projection chamber (LArTPC) far detector located at the 4850L of Sanford Underground Research Facility in Lead, South Dakota. The long-baseline physics sensitivity calculations presented in the DUNE Physics TDR, and in a related physics paper, rely upon simulation of the neutrino beam line, simulation of neutrino interactions in the near and far detectors, fully automated event reconstruction and neutrino classification, and detailed implementation of systematic uncertainties. The purpose of this posting is to provide a simplified summary of the simulations that went into this analysis to the community, in order to facilitate phenomenological studies of long-baseline oscillation at DUNE. Simulated neutrino flux files and a GLoBES configuration describing the far detector reconstruction and selection performance are included as ancillary files to this posting. A simple analysis using these configurations in GLoBES produces sensitivity that is similar, but not identical, to the official DUNE sensitivity. DUNE welcomes those interested in performing phenomenological work as members of the collaboration, but also recognizes the benefit of making these configurations readily available to the wider community.

KW - hep-ex

KW - hep-ph

M3 - Journal article

JO - arxiv.org

JF - arxiv.org

ER -