Limit on the mass of the tau neutrino

S. E. Csorna, M. D. Mestayer, R. S. Panvini, G. B. Word, A. Bean, G. J. Bobbink, I. C. Brock, A. Engler, T. Ferguson, R. W. Kraemer, C. Rippich, H. Vogel, C. Bebek, K. Berkelman, E. Blucher, D. G. Cassel, T. Copie, R. Desalvo, J. W. Dewire, R. EhrlichR. S. Galik, M. G.D. Gilchriese, B. Gittelman, S. W. Gray, A. M. Halling, D. L. Hartill, B. K. Heltsley, S. Holzner, M. Ito, J. Kandaswamy, R. Kowalewski, D. L. Kreinick, Y. Kubota, N. B. Mistry, J. Mueller, R. Namjoshi, E. Nordberg, M. Ogg, D. Perticone, D. Peterson, M. Pisharody, K. Read, D. Riley, A. Silverman, S. Stone, Xia Yi, A. J. Sadoff, P. Avery, D. Besson, T. Bowcock, R. T. Giles, J. Hassard, K. Kinoshita, F. M. Pipkin, Richard Wilson, J. Wolinski, D. Xiao, T. Gentile, P. Haas, M. Hempstead, T. Jensen, H. Kagan, R. Kass, S. Behrends, Jan M. Guida, Joan A. Guida, F. Morrow, R. Poling, E. H. Thorndike, P. Tipton, M. S. Alam, N. Katayama, I. J. Kim, C. R. Sun, V. Tanikella, D. Bortoletto, A. Chen, L. Garren, M. Goldberg, R. Holmes, N. Horwitz, A. Jawahery, P. Lubrano, G. C. Moneti, V. Sharma

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Abstract

We place an upper limit on the mass of the neutrino by using the total-charged-energy distribution in three-track decays. Including both statistical and systematic uncertainties, the 95%-confidence-level limit is m<85 MeV/c2.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2747-2751
Number of pages5
JournalPhysical Review D
Volume35
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1987
Externally publishedYes

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Csorna, S. E., Mestayer, M. D., Panvini, R. S., Word, G. B., Bean, A., Bobbink, G. J., Brock, I. C., Engler, A., Ferguson, T., Kraemer, R. W., Rippich, C., Vogel, H., Bebek, C., Berkelman, K., Blucher, E., Cassel, D. G., Copie, T., Desalvo, R., Dewire, J. W., ... Sharma, V. (1987). Limit on the mass of the tau neutrino. Physical Review D, 35(9), 2747-2751. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.35.2747