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The Kamiokande Solar Neutrino Experiment

  • M. Nakahata
Conference paper
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 159)


The observation of 8B solar Neutrinos in the Kamiokande-II detector is presented. Based on 450 days of data in the time period of January 1987 through May 1988, the measured flux obtained with Ee ≥ 9.3 MeV was 0.46 ± 0.13 (stat) ± 0.08 (sys) of the value predicted by the standard solar model. The detector and analysis methods were improved since June 1988 and the background level has been decreased by a factor of about three since then.


Solar Neutrino Cherenkov Light Standard Solar Model Solid Histogram Solar Neutrino Flux 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Nakahata
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Cosmic Ray ResearchUniversity of TokyoTanashi, TokyoJapan

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