The World's Largest Underground Neutrino Detector

Neutrinos

What is a Neutrino?

Super-Kamiokande

OUTLINE

Super-Kamiokande Overview

Super-Kamiokande is the large water Cherenkov detector. The construction was started in 1991 and the observation began on April 1st, 1996.

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NEUTRINO

Neutrinos and Neutrino Oscillations

What is a Neutrino?
All matter in the universe is composed of particles referred to as quarks and leptons. For example, a hydrogen atom is composed of one proton comprising three quarks and one electron, which belongs to the lepton particle family.

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PICKUP GALLERY

Pickup Gallery

EVENT DISPLAY

Event Display
event display

The display shows the expansion of the cylindrical detector.

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commemorative website for Director Takaaki Kajita's selection as a recipient of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics