8-13 September 2013
Asilomar, California
US/Pacific timezone

Atmospheric neutrino oscillation and mass hierarchy determination in Super-Kamiokande

12 Sep 2013, 14:00
Asilomar, California

Asilomar, California

Asilomar Conference Grounds, 800 Asilomar Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3704
Oral Atmospheric Neutrinos Atmospheric Neutrinos II


Kimihiro Okumura (ICRR,University of Tokyo)


Oscillation of nu_mu to nu_e driven by non-zero theta_13 mixing angle is expected to be influenced by matter effect, especially in the multi-GeV energy region. Since matter effect occurs on either neutrino or anti-neutrino depending on mass hierarchy, it is possible to deduce mass hierarchy by investigating nu_e oscillation separately for neutrino and anti-neutrino. In this talk, we will report on the study of mass hierarchy determination using atmospheric neutrino data along with the latest oscillation analysis result.

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Kimihiro Okumura (ICRR,University of Tokyo)

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