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Borex: Solar neutrino experiment via weak neutral and charged currents in boron-11

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Borex, an experiment to observe solar neutrinos using boron-loaded liquid scintillation techniques, is being developed for operation at the Gran Sasso underground laboratory. It aims to observe the spectrum of electron type 8B solar neutrinos via charged current inverse β-decay of 11B and the total flux of solar neutrinos regardless of flavor by excitation of 11B via the weak neutral current.

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Co-spokesmen: G. Bellini and R. S. Raghavan.

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Kovacs, T., Mitchell, J., Raghavan, P. et al. Borex: Solar neutrino experiment via weak neutral and charged currents in boron-11. Sol Phys 128, 61–65 (1990).

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