Entry from US English dictionary
A unit used in expressing the detected flux of neutrinos from the sun, equal to 10−36 neutrino captures per target atom per second.
- This has shown neutrino rates that fluctuate around an average of 83 solar neutrino units.
- Neutrino astronomers often report their results in terms of solar neutrino units, or SNUs.
- The latest experimental results correspond to 1 SNU, whereas solar models yield values higher by one order of magnitude.
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Syllabification: so·lar neu·tri·no u·nit
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