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Neutrinos are elementary particles that have attracted physicists’ interest for almost a century now. They fall in the particle group known as leptons, and come in three flavours (electron, muon, and tau). Named by Fermi – after their characteristics to be electrically neutral – they were initially hypothesised by Pauli. Directly detected for the first time in 1956, they are still the centre, together with other elementary particles, of many experimental studies that play an essential role in understanding the world around us.
This Collection welcomes original research related to neutrinos and all the other elementary particles – such as other leptons, quarks, and bosons – that are the fundamental building blocks of nature.