The Borexino experiment- A status report

F. P. Calaprice

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Abstract

The goal of the Borexino experiment is to measure the mono-energetic 0.86 MeV 7Be solar neutrinos, a central feature in the on-going story of missing solar neutrinos. Borexino will accomplish this by detecting neutrino-electron scattering events in a low background liquid scintillator, well shielded from external radiation in the underground Gran Sasso Laboratory.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)180-182
Number of pages3
JournalNuclear Physics B - Proceedings Supplements
Volume87
Issue number1-3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2000

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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