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List of neutrino experiments

This is a non-exhaustive list of neutrino experiments, neutrino detectors, and neutrino telescopes.

Abbreviation Full name Sensitivity[a] Type Induced reaction Type of reaction[b] Detector Type of detector Threshold energy Location Operation
ANTARES Astronomy with a Neutrino Telescope and Abyss Environmental RESearch ATM, CR, AGN, PUL ν
e, ν
μ, ν
τ
Mediterranean Sea, France 2006–
BOREXINO BORon EXperiment LS ν
e
νx + e−
→ νx + e−
ES LOS shielded by water Scintillation 250–665 keV Gran Sasso, Italy May 2007–
CLEAN Cryogenic Low-Energy Astrophysics with Neon LS, SN, WIMP ν
e
νx + e−
→ νx + e−

ν
e + 20
Ne → ν
e + 20
Ne

ES
ES
Liquid Ne (10 t) Scintillation future
Daya Bay Daya Bay Reactor Neutrino Experiment R ν
e
ν
e + p → e+
+ n
CC Gd-doped LOS Scintillation 1.8 MeV Daya Bay, China 2011–
Double Chooz Double Chooz Reactor Neutrino Experiment R ν
e
ν
e + p → e+
+ n
CC Gd-doped LOS Scintillation 1.8 MeV Chooz, France 2011–
EXO-200 Enriched Xenon Observatory 134
Xe → 134
Ba + e−
+ e−

136
Xe → 136
Ba + e−
+ e−
BB LXe WIPP, New Mexico 2009-
GALLEX GALLium EXperiment LS ν
e
ν
e + 71
Ga → 71
Ge + e−
CC GaCl3 (30 t) Radiochemical 233.2 keV Gran Sasso, Italy 1991–1997
GNO Gallium Neutrino Observatory LS ν
e
ν
e + 71
Ga → 71
Ge + e−
CC GaCl3 (30 t) Radiochemical 233.2 keV Gran Sasso, Italy May 1998–Jan 2002
HERON Helium Roton Observation of Neutrinos LS ν
e (mainly)
ν
e + e−
→ ν
e + e−
NC Superfluid He Rotational excitation 1 MeV future
HOMESTAKE–CHLORINE Homestake chlorine experiment S ν
e
37
Cl + ν
e → 37
Ar* + e−

37
Ar* → 37
Cl + e+
+ ν
e
CC C2Cl4 (615 t) Radiochemical 814 keV Homestake Mine, South Dakota 1967–1998
HOMESTAKE–IODINE Homestake iodine experiment S ν
e
ν + e−
→ ν + e−

ν
e + 127
I → 127
Xe + e−
ES
CC
NaI in water Radiochemical 789 keV Homestake Mine, South Dakota future
ICARUS Imaging Cosmic And Rare Underground Signal S, ATM, GSN ν
e, ν
μ, ν
τ
ν + e−
→ ν + e−
ES Liquid Ar Cherenkov 5.9 MeV Gran Sasso, Italy
IceCube IceCube Neutrino Detector S, ATM, CR, ? ν
e, ν
μ, ν
τ
ν + e−
→ ν + e−
ES Water ice (1 km3) Cherenkov ~10 MeV South Pole, Antarctica 2006–
Kamiokande Kamioka Nucleon Decay Experiment S, ATM ν
e
ν + e−
→ ν + e−
ES Water (H2O) Cherenkov 7.5 MeV Kamioka, Japan 1986–1995
KamLAND Kamioka Liquid Scintillator Antineutrino Detector Kamioka, Japan 2002–
KM3NeT KM3 Neutrino Telescope Mediterranean Sea, ? 2009–
LENS Low Energy Neutrino Spectroscopy LS ν
e
ν
e + 115
In → 115
Sn + ν
e + 2γ
CC In-doped LOS Scintillation 120 keV
Majorana Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay in 76Ge to measure lepton number violation and neutrino mass scale BB ν
e
76
Ga → 76
As + e−
+ e−
BB HPGe Semiconductor 2039 keV Homestake Mine, South Dakota construction start 2010
MOON Molybdenum Observatory Of Neutrinos LS, LSN ν
e
ν
e + 100
Mo → 100
Tc + e−
CC 100
Mo (1 kt) + MoF6 (gas)
Scintillation 168 keV Washington, USA
MiniBooNE Mini Booster Neutrino Experiment AC ν
e, ν
μ
ν
e + 12
C → e−
+ X
CC Mineral oil (1 kton) Cherenkov ~100 keV Illinois, USA 2002–
MINOS Main Injector Neutrino Oscillation Search AC ν
e, ν
μ
ν
μ+nucleus→μ−
+X
CC, ATM Solid scintillator Scintillation ~0.5 GeV Illinois and Minnesota, United States 2005–
NEMO Experiment Neutrino Ettore Majorana Observatory Fréjus Road Tunnel, Italy/France 2003–
NEMO Telescope NEutrino Mediterranean Observatory Mediterranean Sea, Italy 2007–
NEVOD Cherenkov water detector NEVOD ATM, CR ν
μ
ν
μ + n → μ−
+ p
ν
μ + p → μ+
+ n
CC Water (H2O) Cherenkov ~2 GeV Moscow, Russia 1993–
NOνA NuMI Off-Axis νe Appearance AC ν
e, ν
μ
ν
e+nucleus→e−
+X
CC Liquid scintillator Scintillation ~0.1 GeV Illinois and Minnesota, United States 2011–
OPERA Oscillation Project with Emulsion-tRacking Apparatus ν
τ
LNGS (Italy) and CERN 2008–
RENO Reactor Experiment for Neutrino Oscillation R ν
e
ν
e + p → e+
+ n
CC Gd-doped LOS Scintillation 1.8 MeV South Korea 2011–
SAGE Soviet–American Gallium Experiment LS ν
e
ν
e + 71
Ga → 71
Ge + e−
CC GaCl3 Radiochemical 233.2 keV Baksan Valley, Russia 1990–2006
SciBooNE SciBar (Scintillator Bar) Booster Neutrino Experiment AC ν
μ
ν
μ + 12
C → μ−
+ X
CC, NC Plastic (CH,10 ton) Scintillation ~100 keV Illinois, USA 2007–2008
SNO Sudbury Neutrino Observatory S, ATM, GSN ν
e, ν
μ, ν
τ
ν
e + 2
D → 2p + e−

νx + 2
D → νx + n + p
ν
e + e−
→ ν
e + e−
CC
NC
ES
Heavy water (1 kt D2O) Cherenkov 3.5 MeV Creighton Mine, Ontario 1999–2006
SNO+ SNO with liquid scintillator Creighton Mine, Ontario 2009–
Super-K Super-Kamiokande S, ATM, GSN ν
e, ν
μ, ν
τ
ν
e + e−
→ ν
e + e−

ν
e + n → e−
+ p
ν
e + p → e+
+ n
ES
CC
CC
Water (H2O) Cherenkov Kamioka, Japan 1996–
UNO Underground Nucleon decay and neutrino Observatory S, ATM, GSN, RSN ν
e, ν
μ, ν
τ
ν
e + e−
→ ν
e + e−
ES Water (440 kt H2O) Cherenkov Henderson Mine, Colorado future

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