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On neutrinos.

  1. Aug 25, 2004 #1


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    How are the electron neutrino, the muon neutrino and the tau neutrino different from each other (except for the leptonic number they carry)?

    I heard they BEHAVE like their associated Lepton (el., muon, tau). If so, in what way?

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  3. Aug 25, 2004 #2


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    That would be VERY strange considering that the neutrinos have NO charge, while their "associated leptons" do.

  4. Aug 25, 2004 #3


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    Although they are all very light, the different neutrinos have different masses.
  5. Aug 27, 2004 #4
    They form an isospin doublet together with the associated lepton.
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