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The LAGUNA design study- towards giant liquid based underground detectors for neutrino physics and astrophysics and proton decay searches

Authors
  • W. H., Trzaska
  • M., Tippmann
  • A., Tonazzo
  • K., Urbanczyk
  • G., Vasseur
  • A., Williams
  • J., Winter
  • K., Wojutszewska
  • M., Wurm
  • A., Zalewska
  • M., Zampaolo
  • M., Zito
  • D., Angus
  • D., Angus
  • A., Ariga
  • D., Autiero
  • A., Apostu
  • A., Badertscher
  • T., Bennet
  • G., Bertola
  • And 104 more
Type
Conference
Publication Date
2010
Source
USPC - SET - SVS
License
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Abstract

The feasibility of a next generation neutrino observatory in Europe is being considered within the LAGUNA design study. To accommodate giant neutrino detectors and shield them from cosmic rays, a new very large underground infrastructure is required. Seven potential candidate sites in different parts of Europe and at several distances from CERN are being studied: Boulby (UK), Canfranc (Spain), Fr\ ejus (France/Italy), Pyh\ asalmi (Finland), Polkowice-Sieroszowice (Poland), Slanic (Romania) and Umbria (Italy). The design study aims at the comprehensive and coordinated technical assessment of each site, at a coherent cost estimation, and at a prioritization of the sites within the summer 2010.

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