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Title: The Sudbury Neutrino Observatory

This review paper provides a summary of the published results of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNO) experiment that was carried out by an international scientific collaboration with data collected during the period from 1999 to 2006. By using heavy water as a detection medium, the SNO experiment demonstrated clearly that solar electron neutrinos from 8B decay in the solar core change into other active neutrino flavors in transit to Earth. The reaction on deuterium that has equal sensitivity to all active neutrino flavors also provides a very accurate measure of the initial solar flux for comparison with solar models. This review summarizes the results from three phases of solar neutrino detection as well as other physics results obtained from analyses of the SNO data.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [3] ;  [3] ;  [4]
  1. Carleton Univ., Ottawa, ON (Canada)
  2. Univ. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (United States)
  3. Queen's Univ., Kingston, ON (Canada)
  4. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Grant/Contract Number:
AC02-05CH11231
Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Nuclear Physics. B
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 908; Journal Issue: C; Journal ID: ISSN 0550-3213
Publisher:
Elsevier
Research Org:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS
OSTI Identifier:
1250358
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1379079