The Detection of Pauli’s Neutrino
An account is given of the events which led to the detection of the free neutrino starting from the tentative idea to use a nuclear explosion as the neutrino source to the detailed realization of the experiment at a nuclear reactor. The logical requirement for detection of the neutrino at a point remote from its origin is discussed as are some subsequent developments in experimental neutrino physics.
KeywordsNeutrino Oscillation Neutron Capture Photomultiplier Tube Beta Decay Nuclear Explosion
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