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Neutrinos and more leptons.

  1. Apr 7, 2012 #1
    Where are the following particles found:

    Electron neutrino?
    Muon neutrino?
    Tau neutrino?
    Muon?
    Tau?
     
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  3. Apr 7, 2012 #2

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    Neutrinos
    Muons
    Tau
    Long explanations about the particles.

    Short version:
    Neutrino types: Everywhere
    Muons: As product of high-energetic collisions, for example in the upper atmosphere, from which muons can reach the surface too. In particle physics experiments, they are produced in large amounts, too.
    Tau: As short-living product in high-energetic collisions, and only very close to them (~micrometers to millimeters)
     
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