May 29, 2018 to June 3, 2018
Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Conference Center
US/Pacific timezone

The Myriad Wonders and Challenges of Gd-Loading in WC Detectors

May 29, 2018, 3:20 PM
20m
South Foyer | Nopales Room (Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Conference Center)

South Foyer | Nopales Room

Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Conference Center

44600 Indian Wells Lane, Indian Wells, CA 92210, USA

Speaker

Prof. Mark Vagins (Kavli IPMU/UC Irvine)

Description

The benefits and difficulties of enriching water Cherenkov detectors with water-soluble gadolinium compounds — thereby enabling the detection of thermal neutrons and dramatically improving these devices' performance as detectors of supernova and reactor antineutrinos — will be discussed.
E-mail mvagins@uci.edu

Primary author

Prof. Mark Vagins (Kavli IPMU/UC Irvine)

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