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The Baksan Gallium Solar Neutrino Experiment

  • V. N. Gavrin
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Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 159)


A radiochemical 71Ga-71Ge experiment to determine the integral flux of neutrinos from the sun has been constructed at the Baksan Neutrino Observatory in the USSR. Measurements have begun with 30 tonnes of gallium. The experiment is being expanded with the addition of another 30 tonnes. The motivation, experimental procedures, and present status of this experiment are presented.


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  • V. N. Gavrin
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  1. 1.Institute for Nuclear Research of the Academy of Sciences of the USSRMoscowUSSR

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