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The Neutrino: Looking Through Its Experimental World

  • Alessandra Carlotta Re
Conference paper

Abstract

At present, neutrino are still one of the most elusive and mysterious particles belonging to the so-called Standard Model of particles Physics. In this contribution I will present three international experiment (Borexino, SOX and JUNO) that are already (or will soon) contributing in a better understanding of the neutrino’s features. The Borexino experiment is located in Hall C of the Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso (Italy) and its main goal is the study of the properties of low energy solar neutrinos. The SOX experiment aims at the complete confirmation or at a clear disproof of the existence of sterile neutrino components. If successful, SOX will demonstrate the existence of at least one sterile neutrino component and will open a brand new era in fundamental particle physics and cosmology. The JUNO experiment, at present under-construction in Kaiping, China, has been designed in order to succeed in determining the neutrino mass hierarchy as well as to precisely measure the neutrino oscillation parameters.

Keywords

Neutrino physics Borexino experiment SOX experiment JUNO experiment 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di Fisica “Aldo Pontremoli”Università degli Studi di MilanoMilanItaly
  2. 2.INFN, Sezione di MilanoMilanItaly

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