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muon-neutrino

[myoo-on-noo-tree-noh, -nyoo-] /ˈmyu ɒn nuˌtri noʊ, -nyu-/
noun, plural muon-neutrinos. Physics.
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a type of neutrino that obeys a conservation law together with the muon, with the total number of muons and muon-neutrinos minus the total number of their antiparticles remaining constant.
Also called mu-neutrino, muonic neutrino.
Compare lepton
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  • muon-neutrino quasi-elastic events typically show two clear tracks.
  • High-energy, and thus long range muons are produced in some muon-neutrino interactions in the ice or rock below the ice.

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