In order to calibrate the Super-Kamiokande experiment for solar neutrino measurements, a linear accelerator (LINAC) for electrons was installed at the detector. LINAC data were taken at various positions in the detector volume, tracking the detector response in the variables relevant to solar neutrino analysis. In particular, the absolute energy scale is now known with less than 1% uncertainty.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||17|
|Journal||Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment|
|State||Published - Jan 21 1999|
Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
We gratefully acknowledge the cooperation of the Kamioka Mining and Smelting Company. This work was partly supported by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Science and Culture and the U.S. Department of Energy.
- Linear accelerator
- Solar neutrinos