Direct Neutrino Mass Experiments

@article{Mertens2016DirectNM,
  title={Direct Neutrino Mass Experiments},
  author={Susanne Mertens},
  journal={arXiv: Nuclear Experiment},
  year={2016},
  volume={718},
  pages={022013}
}
  • S. Mertens
  • Published 5 May 2016
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Nuclear Experiment
With a mass at least six orders of magnitudes smaller than the mass of an electron – but non-zero – neutrinos are a clear misfit in the Standard Model of Particle Physics. On the one hand, its tiny mass makes the neutrino one of the most interesting particles, one that might hold the key to physics beyond the Standard Model. On the other hand this minute mass leads to great challenges in its experimental determination. Three approaches are currently pursued: An indirect neutrino mass… 

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