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Arranged approximately in dependency order (more fundamental to more derived)

Theses

Can be viewed on NOvA web page http://novaexperiment.fnal.gov/theses/

Bachelor's Theses

Bachelor's Theses
Year Title Name Institution docdb link
2015 Selection of quasi elastic neutrino scattering events in the near detector of NOvA experiment Roman Klokov JINR ?
2015 Optimization of long baseline accelerator neutrino experiment sensitivity for measuring neutrino mass hierarchy Liudmila Kolupaeva JINR ?
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Master's Theses

Master's Theses
Year Title Name Institution docdb link
2012 Detector response calibration for the NOvA quasi-elastic cross-section measurement Timothy Kutnik Iowa State University docdb 8432
2013 Muon Energy Reconstruction Through the Multiple Scattering Method in the NOvA Detectors Fernanda Pshihas University of Minnesota Duluth docdb 9447
2015 Estimation of the rate of nu_e signal and background events in NOvA experiment Dmitry Rodkin Moscow Institute of Science and Technology ?
2015 Studies on the Module Structure for the NOvA Liquid Scintillator Neutrino Detector Michael Slotman University of Minnesota Twin Cities docdb 12829
2015 Neutrino Beam Simulations and Data Checks for the NOvA Experiment Marco Del Tutto University of Rome docdb 14281
2015 Study of Neutrino Oscillation Parameters at NOvA experiment Tomas Nosek Charles University web link
2016 Data Driven Trigger Design and Analysis for the NOvA experiment Serdar Kurbanov University of Virginia docdb 16606
2017 Matter effect impact on neutrino oscillations in long-baseline accelerator experiments Liudmila Kolupaeva JINR ?
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PhD Theses

Philosophiae Doctor's Theses
Year Title Name Institution docdb link
2013 Study of Quasi-Elastic Scattering in the NOvA Detector Prototype Minerba Betancourt University of Minnesota Twin Cities docdb 9359
2014 Observation of muon neutrino charged current events in an off-axis horn-focused neutrino beam using the NOvA prototype detector Enrique Arrieta-Diaz Michigan State University docdb 12491
2015 Observation of Electron Neutrino Appearance in the NuMI Beam with the NOvA Experiment Evan Niner Indiana University docdb 13902
2015 Muon Neutrino Contained Disappearance in NOvA Susan Lein University of Minnesota Twin Cities docdb 13964
2015 Muon Neutrino to Electron Neutrino Oscillation in NOvA Kanika Sachdev University of Minnesota Twin Cities docdb 13970
2015 An Analysis of Muon Neutrino Disappearance from the NuMI Beam Using an Optimal Track Fitter Michael Baird Indiana University docdb 14249
2015 Solar Modulation of the Cosmic Ray Intensity and the Measurement of the Cerenkov Reemission in NOvA’s Liquid Scintillator Philip Mason University of Tennessee docdb 14577
2015 DAQ Software Contributions, Absolute Scale Energy Calibration and Background Evaluation for the NOvA Experiment at Fermilab Eric Flumerfelt University of Tennessee inspirehep (click on "Link to Fulltext" at the bottom)
2015 Search for Magnetic Monopoles with the NOvA Far Detector Zukai Wang University of Virginia inspirehep (click on "Link to Fulltext" at the bottom)
2016 Muon Neutrino Disappearance in NOvA with a Deep Convolutional Neural Network Classifier Dominick Rocco University of Minnesota Twin Cities inspirehep (click on "Link to Fulltext" at the bottom)
2016 Measurement of Muon Neutrino Disappearance with Non-Fiducial Interactions in the NOvA Experiment Nicholas Raddatz University of Minnesota Twin Cities docdb 15264
2016 Observing Muon Neutrino to Electron Neutrino oscillations in NOvA Experiment Tian Xin Iowa State University docdb 15342
2016 A Search for Sterile Neutrinos at the NOvA Far Detector Gareth Kafka Harvard University docdb 16682
2016 Electron Neutrino Appearance in the NOvA Experiment Ji Liu College of William and Mary inspirehep (click on "Link to Fulltext" at the bottom)
2017 Measurement of Muon Neutrino Disappearance with the NOvA Experiment Luke Vinton University of Sussex docdb 22430
2017 Muon-Neutrino Electron Elastic Scattering and a Search for the Muon-Neutrino Magnetic Moment in the NOvA Near Detector Biao Wang Southern Methodist University SMU Scholar (click on "Download")
2018 Measurement of Long Baseline Neutrino Oscillations and Improvements from Deep Learning Fernanda Psihas Indiana University docdb 29108
2018 Observation of multiple-muon seasonal variations in the NOvA Near Detector Stefano Tognini Universidade Federal de Goias docdb 28919
2018 A Measurement of nue Appearance and numu Disappearance Neutrino Oscillations with the NOvA Experiment Dan Pershey Caltech docdb 30309
2018 Electromagnetic Shower from Cosmic Muons in NOvA Detector Nitin Yadav Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati inspirehep (click on "Link to Fulltext" at the bottom)
2018 Vladimir Bychkov University of Minnesota
2018 Siva Prasad Kasetti University of Hyderabad
2018 Measurement of the kaon production normalization in the NuMI target using uncontained charged-current muon neutrino interactions in the NOvA Far Detector Jose Andres Sepulveda-Quiroz Iowa State University docdb 32209
2018 Measurement of the Double Differential Inclusive Muon Neutrino Charged-current Cross-section in the NOvA Near Detector Biswaranjan Behera IIT Hyderabad docdb 33908
2018 Improving Physics Based Electron Neutrino Appearance Identification with a Long Short-Term Memory Network Andrew Vold University of Minnesota docdb 32425
2018 Constraints on neutrino oscillation parameters with the NOvA experiment Erika Cataño-Mur Iowa State University inspirehep (click on "Link to Fulltext" at the bottom)
2018 Measurement of ∆m232 and sin2θ23 using Muon Neutrino and Antineutrino Beams in the NOvA Experiment Tristan Blackburn University of Sussex docdb 32874
2019 Empirical determination of the neutrino flux at the NOvA experiment Kuldeep Kaur Maan Panjab University docdb 36501
2019 Barnali Chowdhury University of South Carolina
2019 Rijeesh Keloth Cochin University of Science and Technology
2019 Searching for Light Sterile Neutrinos with NOvA Through Neutral-Current Disappearance Shaokai Yang University of Cincinnati
2019 Matt Judah Colorado State University
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Technotes

NOvA Experiment Fundamentals and Miscellanea

Document name Comment docdb link
Technical Design Report Web link docdb 2678
Publication list Web link
Far Detector Mass docdb 11905
Near Detector Mass docdb 11906
Near Detector Water and Drier System Design docdb 9553
Liquid scintillator production for NOvA Scintillator composition docdb 15390
POT Accounting Second Analysis docdb 15390
The NuMI Beam arXiv link
Operations Rookie Books Web link
Art Documentation Web link

Oscillation Analysis Summaries

First Analysis
Document name Comment docdb link
Nue executive summary With links to technotes docdb 13591
Numu executive summary docdb 13641
Calibration summary Includes multiple technotes docdb 13579
Second Analysis
Nue executive summary With links to technotes docdb 15397
Numu executive summary Technote links docdb 15232
NC/sterile executive summary With links to technotes docdb 15413
Third (9e20) Analysis
Nue executive summary With links to technotes docdb 22475
Numu executive summary Technote links docdb 22562
NC/sterile executive summary With links to technotes docdb 22514
2018 (RHC+FHC) Analysis
Nue technotes Technote links docdb 26699
Numu technotes Technote links docdb 26702
2019 (RHC+FHC) Analysis
Joint numu+nue technical notes Technote links and exec summary

Cross Section Analyses

Document name Comment docdb link
Technical Note for the CCPi02017 Analysis docdb 18768
Technical Note for the 2019 CC inclusive analysis docdb 32688

Electronics and Offline Coordinates

Document name Comment docdb link
DAQChannel Map definitions docdb 11570

Beam flux

Document name Comment docdb link
Beam flux uncertainties First Analysis docdb 13584
Beam flux uncertainties Second Analysis docdb 15296
PPFX 2017 Analysis docdb 23441

Simulation

Document name Comment docdb link
Simulation overview First Analysis docdb 13577
GENIE tune and uncertainty band Second Analysis docdb 15214
Cosmic Overlay docdb 23378
Single Neutrino Overlay docdb 26334

Reconstruction

Document name Comment docdb link
RecoBase classes docdb 6119
Databases docdb 12621
Run History docdb 15321
Bad Channels docdb 12771
Slicer docdb 9195
TDSlicer docdb 27689
MultiHough docdb 8241
Elastic Arms docdb 7530
FuzzyK docdb 7648
MEFinder docdb 14789
MRCC docdb 9729
Kalman Track Algorithm docdb 13545
LiveGeometry docdb 11470
Numu Cosmic Rejection docdb 11205
Cosmic Muon Removal docdb 12566
Window Tracking Algorithm docdb 15977
BreakPointFitter Tracking Algorithm Best Performing Fitter (wink) docdb 32455

Calibration

Document name Comment docdb link
Steps of the calibration chain docdb 8221
Cell efficency docdb 10791
Relative and absolute energy calibration First Analysis docdb 13579
Acceptance of the NOvA Far Detector for the Cosmic Ray Muons docdb 13623
Calibration Second Analysis docdb 13579
Instructions for the Attenuation Calibration Job File: Instruction_AttenuationCalibrationJobs.pdf docdb 13579

Data Quality

Document name Comment docdb link
Good data selection docdb 13546
DCM-Edge metric docdb 13527
Bad Channel Validation docdb 16739
SA DQ updates docdb 15307

Nue

Document name Comment docdb link
Library Event Matching (LEM) docdb 9223
Electron Identification (EID) docdb 9923
Reconstructed Variables PID (RVP) docdb 8381
Nue Energy Estimator Second Analysis docdb 8381

Numu

Document name Comment docdb link
Reconstructed Muon Identification(ReMId) docdb 11206
NumuEnergy First Analysis docdb 11208
"" Second Analysis docdb 15211
Quasi-elastic Particle Identification (QePId) docdb 11207
Intensity Effect Second Analysis docdb 15217
Muon energy scale docdb 20816
Geometry/Composition/Fiducial Mass docdb 15421
Near Detector Selection First Analysis docdb 13212
FNEX docdb 13749
Uncontained CosRej BDT docdb 21992

Neutral Current

Document name Comment docdb link
Pi-zero production docdb 12942
NC Visible Energy Correction Summer 2017 docdb 12942

Extrapolation

Document name Comment docdb link
Far-over-Near extrapolation docdb 9579
Modular extrapolation docdb 12563

CAFAna

Document name Comment docdb link
CAFAna framework CAFAna overview supercedes docdb 9222