Observation of atmospheric neutrinos

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In 1998, the Super-Kamiokande discovered neutrino oscillation using atmospheric neutrino anomalies. It was the first direct evidence of neutrino mass and the first phenomenon to be discovered beyond the standard model of particle physics. Recently, more precise measurements of neutrino oscillation parameters using atmospheric neutrinos have been achieved by several detectors, such as Super-Kamiokande, IceCube, and ANTARES. In addition, precise predictions and measurements of atmospheric neutrino flux have been performed. This paper presents the history, current status, and future prospects of the atmospheric neutrino observation.

Original languageEnglish
Article number80
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2020


  • Atmospheric neutrino
  • Neutrino oscillation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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