What is the difference between neutrino and antineutrino?

The neutrino and the antineutrino are antiparticles, they differ in any given property except of mass, lifespan and spin as well as kind and strength of their interactions (in the case of anti-/neutrinos that’s the weak interaction and gravity). Every other property – like electric charge or magnetic momentum – differs by the factor of -1.Neutrino and antineutrino are a part of the lepton family and the antineutrino has a spin number of 1/2. They are porduced when a neutron decays, releasing a proton, electron and an antineutrino. If are familiar with the particle and anti-particle relationship, neutrinos and anti-neutrinos are basically particle and anti-particle pairs and when they interact with each other, they annihilate each other.Neutrinos have an almost total lack of interaction with baryonic matter and very minimal interaction with gravity and electromagnetism (and no interaction with the weak and strong forces). During their travels, they spontaneously change into their various “flavors” or types and back again! This leads me to believe that neutrinos can be their own antiparticle. There is a property of physical objects called “chirality”, which is a fancy way of describing the difference between your left hand and your right hand: the same, but different. In the strange and counterintuitive world of quantum mechanics, the orientation of the observer and the observed have a definite effect on the outcome of the observed process, the collapse of the probability wave function as the physics brainiacs like to say. So, my answer is, there is no difference: the neutrino is its own antiparticle. That is all. 11 thoughts on “”Thank you for your interesting post. Neutrino has a “lepton number” of 1 and this number for anti-Neutrino is -1, so we can say this is the difference of neutrino and anti-neutrino. when a neutron decays, a proton,

electron and an anti-neutrino are produced. One may ask: why an anti-neutrino? and not a neutrino? The answer is in a conservation law named “the conservation of lepton number” which says the lepton number in every reaction is constant. each lepton has a lepton number of 1 and each anti-lepton particle has a lepton number of -1. So in the decay of a neutron, because at the beginning there is no lepton (total lepton number is 0) the other side of the reaction must have a total lepton number of 0. Hence we have a proton, an electron and an anti-neutrino, not a neutrino. Therefore I believe anti-neutrino and neutrino are different.Thanks for your feedback. We will try our best to improve it more. Keep in touch for more interesting posts.Heya i am for the primary time here. I found this board and I find It truly useful & it helped me out much. I’m hoping to provide one thing again and aid others such as you aided me.I could not refrain from commenting. Well written!Making money online is getting harder and harder but with this little known trick you can start earning almost immediately. This actually works I have tried and tested the method myself and after 20 years as an internet marketer little golden nuggets like this are hard to find. Watch this short video to learn more and start earning today. Elle fait état de 1,5 milliard de vidéos vues. Get An Unlimited Supply Of Leads To YOUR Business Mannabase a new Cryptocurrency is actually giving away FREE coins every week to new users. The best part is they are a Humanitarian organisation set to be bigger than Bitcoin. This could be the Biggest Free Investment you ever make. If you have 5 Minutes spare read the Whitepaper these Guys are something else. Sweet blog! I found it while searching on Yahoo News. Do you have any tips on how to get listed in Yahoo News? I’ve been trying for a while but I never seem to get there! CheersHi there, I found your web site via Google while searching for a related topic, your site came up, it looks great. I’ve bookmarked it in my google bookmarks.WordPress has now enabled voice comments for websites. Bring your website up to date and get the free plugin here,

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