NOMAD neutrino experiment at CERN

NOMAD neutrino experiment at CERN

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Caption: NOMAD neutrino detector. View of the NOMAD neutrino electronic detector at CERN, the European particle physics lab near Geneva. NOMAD is one of two experiments designed to look for tau neutrinos. Neutrinos exist in three types (electron, muon and tau neutrinos). If neutrinos have masses that are non-zero and different from each other, they will 'oscillate' between one type and another. By looking at a pure beam of muon neutrinos, NOMAD will try to detect whether tau neutrinos arise by this process. Tau neutrinos may be detected by their characteristic decays into other particles.

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