Weak Neutral Currents in Nuclear Processes

  • H. Primakoff
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSB, volume 45)


Some five years have now passed since the discovery at CERN and at FNAL of muonless neutrino-induced events, events whose interpretation strongly suggested the existence of a {weak neutral current (WNC)} × {weak neutral current (WNC)} interaction. At present, such a {WNC} × {WNC} is not only firmly established with its structure essentially determined, but its relationship to the {weak charged current (WCC)} × {weak charged current (WCC)} interaction and to the electromagnetic {EM} interaction is also rather well understood.


Form Factor Elastic Scattering Inelastic Scattering Nuclear Process Hamiltonian Density 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Primakoff
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

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