Definition of tau neutrino in English:

tau neutrino

Syllabification: tau neu·tri·no

noun

Physics
  • A neutrino of the type associated with the tau particle.
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    • Neutrinos come in three varieties, each associated with an electron-like lepton: the electron neutrino, the muon neutrino and the tau neutrino.
    • Over time, the quantum waves that accompany the different flavors get out of step, and an electron neutrino seems to morph into a muon neutrino or a tau neutrino and back again.
    • Opera researchers are concentrating their efforts on the oscillation between the muon and tau neutrino.

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