An early neutrino experiment: how we missed quark substructure in 1963
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Some 50 years after the event seems to be an appropriate time at which to take a long look back at one of the early neutrino experiments at CERN. This report is principally about a failure in a 1963 bubble chamber experiment to detect substructure in the nucleon, a year before the quark concept was invented by Gell-Mann and Zweig, and some five years before the existence of quarks as real dynamical objects was definitely established in deep inelastic electron scattering experiments at Stanford.
KeywordsNeutrino Experiment Bubble Chamber Neutrino Beam Neutral Weak Current Bubble Chamber Experiment
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