NA62 Experiment

The experiment aims to measure the very rare kaon decay K+ -> pi+ nu nubar in order to extract a 10% measurement of the CKM parameter |Vtd|. The experiment will use 400 GeV/c protons from the SPS and aims to collect about 80 to 100 K+ -> pi+ nu nubar events at the SM prediction with a signal to background ratio of 10:1 in two years of data taking.

Talks and Documentation

PPE People

Currently, David Britton and DanProtopopescu are directly involved in this experiment.


Our group, in collaboration with several UK sites, runs NA62's Monte Carlo simulations on the grid, with the aim to provide around 108 events by late 2012. How they are done is documented in here. We started production in early June 2012:

This table will be automatically updated along the way. Current jobs status can be found by visiting this link. Or you can get the iPhone webapp.

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PDFpdf NA62-SPSC-SR-083.pdf r1 manage 1019.2 K 2012-04-05 - 09:15 DanProtopopescu NA62 Status Report to the CERN SPSC
JPEGjpg NA62_logo.jpg r1 manage 8.4 K 2012-04-05 - 09:09 DanProtopopescu NA62 Logo
PDFpdf NA62_seminar.pdf r1 manage 5666.2 K 2012-04-19 - 15:38 DanProtopopescu Talk by Andreas Winhart, 2009
PDFpdf Siena.pdf r1 manage 4100.1 K 2012-09-17 - 08:52 DanProtopopescu Talk by Dan Protopopescu at the NA62 CM in Siena, August 2012
PDFpdf goudzovski-110711-1.pdf r1 manage 1709.6 K 2012-04-19 - 15:34 DanProtopopescu Talk by Evgueni Goudzovski, July 2011
JPEGjpg overview.jpg r1 manage 93.9 K 2012-04-05 - 10:03 DanProtopopescu NA62 Detector Overview
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