2nd Open Meeting for the Hyper-Kamiokande Project

from Monday, 14 January 2013 (08:00) to Tuesday, 15 January 2013 (20:00)


        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
14 Jan 2013
15 Jan 2013
AM
08:00
Registration (until 09:00) ()
08:00 Registration   ()
09:00
Opening Session (until 09:30) ()
09:00 Goals of Meeting - Prof. Masato SHIOZAWA (The University of Tokyo, Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, ICRR)   ()
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09:15 Steering Report - Prof. Tsuyoshi NAKAYA (Kyoto University)   ()
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09:30
J-PARC and Beamline (until 09:50) ()
09:30 J-PARC and beam-line upgrade - Dr Taku Ishida (KEK)   ()
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09:50
Physics Potential (until 11:45) ()
09:50 CP study - Masashi Yokoyama (University of Tokyo)   ()
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10:10 --- Break ---
10:35 Considerations for a Near Detector for the Tokai-to-HK experiment - Mr Hirohisa A. Tanaka (University of British Columbia/Institute of Particle Physics)   ()
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10:55 Off-Axis Detectors as Direct Measurements of Neutrino Energy Reconstruction - Dr Mark Hartz (University of Toronto and York University) Prof. Kevin McFarland (University of Rochester)   ()
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11:15 Atmospheric Neutrino Sensitivity Studies - Roger Wendell (ICRR)   ()
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11:30 Muon charge identification with gadolinium-loaded water - Dr Christopher Mauger (LANL)   ()
11:45 --- Lunch ---
10:00
Photodetectors (until 11:20) ()
10:00 Overview of the photodetector development - Dr Shoei Nakayama (Kamioka Observatory, ICRR, University of Tokyo)   ()
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10:15 HPD development - Dr Yasuhiro NISHIMURA (ICRR)   ()
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10:35 A new design of large area MCP-PMT for the next generation neutrino experiments - Prof. Yuekun Heng (Experimental Physics Center, Institute of High Energy Physics)   ()
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10:55 Update on Photomultiplier Evaluation and Development in the U.S. - Robert Svoboda (UC Davis)   ()
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11:05 Photo-detector development for maximizing the overall photon detection efficiency - Dr Fabrice Retiere (TRIUMF)   ()
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11:20
DAQ and Electronics System (until 11:45) ()
11:20 Baseline design of the DAQ and Electronics System - Dr Yoshinari Hayato (ICRR, Kamioka)   ()
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11:45 --- Lunch ---
PM
13:25
Physics Potential (until 15:50) ()
13:25 Improvement of event selection of proton decay searches - Shunichi Mine (UCI)   ()
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13:40 Improvement of proton decay analysis in p-->nu-bar+K^+ - Dr Makoto Miura (Kamioka Observatory, ICRR, University of Tokyo)   ()
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13:55 Spallation background - Prof. Yasuo Takeuchi (Dept. of Physics, Grad. School of Science, Kobe Univ.)   ()
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14:15 Solar neutrinos and supernova burst neutrinos at Hyper-Kamiokande - Dr Yusuke Koshio (Kamioka observatory, ICRR, Univ. of Tokyo)   ()
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14:35 SRN search with HK - Dr Takatomi Yano (Okayama Univ.)   ()
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14:55 --- Break ---
15:20 Neutrinographic imaging of the earth - Akimichi Taketa (Earthquake Research Institute)   ()
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15:50
Cavity and Tank (until 17:10) ()
15:50 Excavation of the Hyper-K cavern - Prof. Masato SHIOZAWA (The University of Tokyo, Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, ICRR)   ()
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16:20 Hyper-K liner and PMT support design - Dr Hide-Kazu TANAKA (ICRR, University of Tokyo)   ()
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16:50 Geomagnetic field compensation - Dr Shoei Nakayama (Kamioka Observatory, ICRR, University of Tokyo)   ()
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17:10 --- Break ---
17:35
Water System (until 18:35) ()
17:35 Water for Hyper-K - Dr Hiroyuki Sekiya (ICRR/IPMU)   ()
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18:00 Gadolinium for Hyper-K - Prof. Mark Vagins (IPMU)   ()
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18:20 Preliminary results on water-based liquid scintillator in a proton beam - David Jaffe (BNL)   ()
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13:05
Softwares (until 15:25) ()
13:05 Overview of software development towards Hyper-K - Dr Makoto Miura (Kamioka Observatory, ICRR, University of Tokyo)   ()
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13:15 WCSim strategy and status - Prof. Chris Walter (Duke University)   ()
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13:30 Hyper-K Geometry for WCSim - Dr Peter Gumplinger (TRIUMF)   ()
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13:40 WCsim tuning - Dr Alex Himmel (Duke University)   ()
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13:55 High Energy reconstruction performance - Dr Tarek Akiri (Duke University)   ()
14:10 Recent Updates on fiTQun, a New Event Reconstruction Algorithm for Water Cherenkov Detectors - Mr Shimpei Tobayama (University of British Columbia)   ()
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14:35 Computing Strategy for Hyper-Kamiokande - Prof. Francesca Di Lodovico (Queen Mary, University of London)   ()
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14:50 --- Break ---
15:15 The Super-KAVE - Prof. Kate Scholberg Scholberg (Duke University)   ()
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15:25
Calibrations (until 17:00) ()
15:25 HK calibration overview & PMT/electronics calibration - Dr Hide-Kazu TANAKA (ICRR, University of Tokyo)   ()
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15:45 Considerations for the calibration of water properties and reflection at HK - Mr Hirohisa A. Tanaka (University of British Columbia/Institute of Particle Physics)   ()
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16:00 Low energy calibration - Dr Yusuke Koshio (Kamioka observatory, ICRR, Univ. of Tokyo)   ()
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16:15 High energy calibration - Dr Shunichi Mine (UCI)   ()
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16:30 Outer detector calibration - Dr Shunichi Mine (UCI)   ()
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16:40 Calibration source deployment system - Mr Szymon Manecki (VirginiaTech)   ()
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17:00 --- Break ---
17:25
Discussions (until 18:25) ()
17:25 Discussions   ()
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