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Heavy Sterile Neutrinos and Dark Matter

Guides, notes and updates on the Heavy Sterile Neutrino and Dark Matter analysis at MicroBooNE.
Maintained and organized by Davide Porzio, Owen Goodwin and Yun-Tse Tsai.


Useful links

GoogleDoc HSN Plan of action
Overleaf HSN Technote
TeamGantt Gantt chart
GoogleDoc Selection Analysis Technote

GoogleDoc Data Calibration

HSN swtrigger proposal letter


MC Samples

HSN samples

Guides

Generating HSN events in LArSoft (HsnGen)

Analyses and cross-checks

How does lifetime affect HSN event probability at MicroBooNE

How do we know that the HSN won't decay before reaching the detector

Pass fraction for intrinsic nue to HSN trigger (NECESSARY FOR UNBLINDING)


Talks and presentations

2018

Request for HSN data unblinding (BiWeekly Meeting), Davide Porzio
Preparation for unblinding request of the HSN swtrigger data (APE Meeting), Davide Porzio
Plans for 2018 analysis (APE Meeting), Davide Porzio

2017

Delayed Dark Matter (APE Meeting), Owen Goodwin
HSN lifetime cross-checks + HSNGen tweaks and fixes (APE Meeting), Davide Porzio
Intrinsic Nue Pass Fraction and Selection Algorithm Updates (APE Meeting), Davide Porzio
Latest results in HSN analysis (Coll. Meeting), Davide Porzio
New HSN generator module for LArSoft (APE Meeting), Davide Porzio
Improving on the HSN flux (2) (APE Meeting), Davide Porzio
Improving on the HSN flux (APE Meeting), Davide Porzio
HSN swtrigger performance updates + CNN studies (APE Meeting), Davide Porzio
Selection cuts ideas + CNN4HSN project start (APE Meeting), Davide Porzio
HSN swtrigger official proposal (APE Meeting), Davide Porzio
HSN swtrigger test performances (Weekly Status Meeting), Andy Furmanski
HSN swtrigger parameter optimization (2) (APE Meeting), Davide Porzio
HSN swtrigger parameter optimization (APE Meeting), Davide Porzio
HSN Trigger studies (APE Meeting), Davide Porzio
External HSN flux generator status (Coll. Meeting), Davide Porzio

2016

Update on HSN flux generation (APE Meeting), Davide Porzio
First look at HSN timing + HSN flux generation (APE Meeting), Davide Porzio
Introduction to Heavy Sterile Neutrinos (APE Meeting) , Davide Porzio

Posters

NuPhys17 Poster: Searches for Heavy Sterile Neutrinos in the MicroBooNE Detector, Davide Porzio

Approved EVD

Simulated 1 GeV Heavy Sterile Neutrino (mass 400 MeV/c^2) decay to a muon and a pion (DocDB 13151)