Observation of tau neutrino interactions

K. Kodama, N. Ushida, C. Andreopoulos, N. Saoulidou, G. Tzanakos, P. Yager, B. Baller, D. Boehnlein, W. Freeman, B. Lundberg, J. Morfin, R. Rameika, J. C. Yun, J. S. Song, C. S. Yoon, S. H. Chung, P. Berghaus, M. Kubantsev, N. W. Reay, R. SidwellN. Stanton, S. Yoshida, S. Aoki, T. Hara, J. T. Rhee, D. Ciampa, C. Erickson, M. Graham, K. Heller, R. Rusack, R. Schwienhorst, J. Sielaff, J. Trammell, J. Wilcox, K. Hoshino, H. Jiko, M. Miyanishi, M. Komatsu, M. Nakamura, T. Nakano, K. Niwa, N. Nonaka, K. Okada, O. Sato, T. Akdogan, V. Paolone, C. Rosenfeld, A. Kulik, T. Kafka, W. Oliver, T. Patzak, J. Schneps

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Abstract

The DONUT experiment has analyzed 203 neutrino interactions recorded in nuclear emulsion targets. A decay search has found evidence of four tau neutrino interactions with an estimated background of 0.34 events. This number is consistent with the Standard Model expectation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)218-224
Number of pages7
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Volume504
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 12 2001
Externally publishedYes

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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    Kodama, K., Ushida, N., Andreopoulos, C., Saoulidou, N., Tzanakos, G., Yager, P., Baller, B., Boehnlein, D., Freeman, W., Lundberg, B., Morfin, J., Rameika, R., Yun, J. C., Song, J. S., Yoon, C. S., Chung, S. H., Berghaus, P., Kubantsev, M., Reay, N. W., ... Schneps, J. (2001). Observation of tau neutrino interactions. Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics, 504(3), 218-224. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0370-2693(01)00307-0