Oct 8 – 12, 2018
Ecole Supérieure de Chimie, Paris
Europe/Paris timezone

The GRAND Project

Oct 12, 2018, 11:30 AM
Friedel Amphitheater (Ecole Supérieure de Chimie, Paris)

Friedel Amphitheater

Ecole Supérieure de Chimie, Paris

Chimie ParisTech École Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Paris 11, rue Pierre et Marie Curie 75231 PARIS Cedex 05
INVITED Sessions


Olivier Martineau (IN2P3)


The Giant Radio Array for Neutrino Detection (GRAND) aims at detecting ultra-high-energy extraterrestrial neutrinos via the extensive air showers induced by the decay of tau leptons created in the interaction of neutrinos under the Earth's surface. Consisting of an array of $\sim200\,000$ radio antennas deployed over $\sim200\,000\,$km$^2$, GRAND plans to reach, for the first time, a sensitivity of $\sim10^{-10}\,{\rm GeV}\,{\rm cm}^{-2}\,{\rm s}^{-1}\,{\rm sr}^{-1}$ above $5\times10^{17}$ eV and a sub-degree angular resolution, beyond the reach of other planned detectors. In this talk, we will show preliminary designs and simulation results, plans for the ongoing, staged approach to construction, and the rich research program made possible by the proposed sensitivity and angular resolution.

Primary authors

Kumiko Kotera (Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris) Olivier Martineau (IN2P3)

Presentation materials