# Re: APS Neutrino Study Report

From: <stefanski@fnal.gov>
Date: Wed Sep 29 2004 - 15:17:30 CDT

The Braidwood proposal isn't mentioned either, or did I skim too quickly?

Cheers,

Ray Stefanski
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----- Original Message -----
From: Robert McKeown <bmck@its.caltech.edu>
Date: Wednesday, September 29, 2004 2:59 pm
Subject: Re: APS Neutrino Study Report

> Ed,
>
> I have looked over the report, and the reactor executive
> summary,
> and I like them very much.
>
> However, I noticed that under Section 3, Current Program and
> International Context, there is a paragraph on reactor experiments.
> It
> discusses Double-CHOOZ and KASKA, but there is no mention of Daya
> Bay.
> This is an unfortunate oversight, as the Daya Bay site is very
> attractive and is presently the subject of intensive developmental
> study
> by a collaboration of US and Chinese groups. There is good
> cooperation
> from agencies in China, and it would be quite unfortunate if the
> project
> was not mentioned in this context in this report. It probably has a
> better chance to succeed than KASKA and would have superior
> sensitivity,
> in the 0.01 range for sin2(2theta_13). An appropriate sentence to
> the end of that paragraph might be: "Another site under active
> study is
> at Daya Bay in China, which may attain even higher sensitivity,
> $\sin^2 > 2 \theta_{13} \le 0.01$ at 90\% CL."
>
> I hope you can send this suggestion to the writing committee
> from
> the reactor working group.
>
> Best regards,
>
> Bob
>
>
>
>
>
>
Received on Wed Sep 29 15:17:31 2004

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