Scientists present proposals for neutrino programs to PAC

Sergio Bertolucci, CERN director for research and scientific computing and chair of the interim International Executive Board for the proposed experiment at the Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility, addresses the members of the Fermilab Physics Advisory Committee.

Last week scientists presented proposals for future short- and long-baseline neutrino programs at the meeting of the Fermilab Physics Advisory Committee. Carlo Rubbia, David Schmitz and Peter Wilson presented plans for the short-baseline neutrino program, which aims to search for sterile neutrinos. Sergio Bertolucci, CERN, presented the proposal for the experiment at the Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility, which would send a neutrino beam from Fermilab to the Sanford Underground Research Facility.

More than 500 scientists from 142 institutions in 23 countries have signed the letter of intent for ELBNF, and scientists will meet at Fermilab this week for the LBNF Proto-Collaboration meeting (Jan. 22-25). Links to the slides of all PAC presentations have been posted on the PAC meeting website.