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DANSSino: a pilot version of the DANSS neutrino detector

Alekseev, I. (Moscow, ITEP) ; Belov, V. (Dubna, JINR) ; Brudanin, V. (Dubna, JINR) ; Danilov, M. (Moscow, ITEP) ; Egorov, V. (Dubna, JINR) ; Filosofov, D. (Dubna, JINR) ; Fomina, M. (Dubna, JINR) ; Honz, Z. (Dubna, JINR) ; Kobyakin, A. (Moscow, ITEP) ; Medvedev, D. (Dubna, JINR) ; Mizuk, R. (Moscow, ITEP) ; Novikov, E. (Moscow, ITEP) ; Olshevsky, A. (Dubna, JINR) ; Rozov, S. (Dubna, JINR) ; Rumyantseva, N. (Dubna, JINR) ; Rusinov, V. (Moscow, ITEP) ; Salamatin, A. (Dubna, JINR) ; Shevchik, Ye. (Dubna, JINR) ; Shirchenko, M. (Dubna, JINR) ; Shitov, Yu. (Dubna, JINR) ; Starostin, A. (Moscow, ITEP) ; Svirida, D. (Moscow, ITEP) ; Tarkovsky, E. (Moscow, ITEP) ; Tikhomirov, I. (Moscow, ITEP) ; Yakushev, E. (Dubna, JINR) ; Zhitnikov, I. (Dubna, JINR) ; Zinatulina, D. (Dubna, JINR)

Published in: Phys.Part.Nucl.Lett.
Year: 2014
Vol.: 11
Page No: 473-482
Pages: 10
Year: 2014

Abstract: DANSSino is a reduced pilot version of a solid-state detector of reactor antineutrinos (to be created within the DANSS project and installed under the industrial 3 GW(th) reactor of the Kalinin Nuclear Power Plant -- KNPP). Numerous tests performed at a distance of 11 m from the reactor core demonstrate operability of the chosen design and reveal the main sources of the background. In spite of its small size (20x20x100 ccm), the pilot detector turned out to be quite sensitive to reactor antineutrinos, detecting about 70 IBD events per day with the signal-to-background ratio about unity.

Web-Page: http://inspirehep.net/record/1233519/files/arXiv:1305.3350.pdf

Note: 16 pages, 11 figures, 3 tables. arXiv admin note: substantial text overlap with arXiv:1304.3696

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DOI: 10.1134/S1547477114040050
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