Thématique : Physique des particules
KM3NeT/ORCA (Oscillation Research with Cosmics in the Abyss) is a deep sea neutrino telescope currently under construction at a depth of 2500m in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Toulon. ORCA is optimised for the detection of low energy (3-100 GeV) atmospheric neutrinos and will allow precision studies of neutrino properties. The first ORCA detection strings have been deployed in 2019. Currently the detector takes data with 4 of them. Two more will be deployed soon.
During this intern-ship, at the Centre de Physique des Particules de Marseille, the student will actively participate in the data taking of the ORCA detector and analyse those data. The goal of the intern-ship is to extract a clean signal of upgoing atmospheric neutrinos, based on the data sample of 2019/2020 which have been taken with 4-6 detection units.