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

Abbreviation Full name Sensitivity[a] Type of reaction[b] Detector Type of detector Threshold energy Location Operation
ANNIE Accelerator Neutrino Neutron Interaction Experiment SciBooNE Hall, Illinois, United States future
ANTARES Astronomy with a Neutrino Telescope and Abyss Environmental RESearch ATM, CR, AGN, PUL Mediterranean Sea, France 2006–
ARIANNA Antarctic Ross Ice-Shelf ANtenna Neutrino Array S, CR, AGN, ? Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica future
BDUNT (NT-200+) Baikal Deep Underwater Neutrino Telescope S, ATM, LS, AGN, PUL CC, NC Water (H2O) Cherenkov ≈10 GeV Lake Baikal, Russia 1993–
BOREXINO BORon EXperiment LS ES LOS shielded by water Scintillation 250–665 keV Gran Sasso, Italy May 2007–
CHANDLER Carbon Hydrogen AntiNeutrino Detector with a Lithium Enhanced Roghavan-optical-lattice R CC WLS Plastic Scintillating Cubes and Lithium-6-loaded Zinc Sulfide Sheets Scintillation 1.8 MeV North Anna, Virginia, USA June 2017-
CLEAN Cryogenic Low-Energy Astrophysics with Neon LS, SN, WIMP ES
Liquid Ne (10 t) Scintillation future
COBRA Cadmium zinc telluride 0-neutrino double-Beta Research Apparatus BB Cadmium zinc telluride Gran Sasso, Italy 2007–
COHERENT COHERENT AC NC CsI[Na], NaI[Tl], HPGe, LAr Coherent Elastic Neutrino Nucleus Scattering (CEvNS) few keV nuclear recoil energy Spallation Neutron Source at Oak Ridge National Laboratory Nov 2016-
Daya Bay Daya Bay Reactor Neutrino Experiment R CC Gd-doped LAB (LOS) Scintillation 1.8 MeV Daya Bay, China 2011–
Double Chooz Double Chooz Reactor Neutrino Experiment R CC Gd-doped LOS Scintillation 1.8 MeV Chooz, France 2011–
DUNE Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment Liquid argon Scintillation Homestake Mine (South Dakota) construction start 2017
EXO-200 Enriched Xenon Observatory BB Liquid Xenon WIPP, New Mexico 2009–
GALLEX GALLium EXperiment LS CC GaCl3 (30 t) Radiochemical 233.2 keV Gran Sasso, Italy 1991–1997
GERDA The GERmanium Detector Array BB BB HPGe Semiconductor Gran Sasso, Italy
GNO Gallium Neutrino Observatory LS CC GaCl3 (30 t) Radiochemical 233.2 keV Gran Sasso, Italy May 1998–Apr 2003
GRAND Giant Radio Array for Neutrino Detection AGN, CR, ? CC Electromagnetic waves caused by
through extensive air showers in the atmosphere.
Radio 1017 eV China Proposed
HALO Helium And Lead Observatory SN CC, NC Lead (79 t) and 3He High-Z ≈10 MeV Creighton Mine, Ontario 2012–
HERON Helium Roton Observation of Neutrinos LS NC Superfluid He Rotational excitation 1 MeV future
HOMESTAKE–CHLORINE Homestake chlorine experiment S CC C2Cl4 (615 t) Radiochemical 814 keV Homestake Mine, South Dakota 1967–1998
HOMESTAKE–IODINE Homestake iodine experiment S ES
NaI in water Radiochemical 789 keV Homestake Mine, South Dakota future
Hyper-Kamiokande Hyper-Kamiokande S, ATM, SN, AC ES, CC, (NC) water Cherenkov 200 MeV Tokai and Kamioka, Japan 2027-
(under construction)
ICARUS Imaging Cosmic And Rare Underground Signal S, ATM, GSN ES Liquid Ar Cherenkov 5.9 MeV Gran Sasso, Italy 2010–
IceCube IceCube Neutrino Detector ATM, CR, AGN, ? CC, NC Water ice (1 km3) Cherenkov ≈10 GeV South Pole, Antarctica 2006–
India-based Neutrino Observatory Iron Calorimeter Detector @ India-based Neutrino Observatory ATM CC (dominant), NC Magnetised iron (50 kton) RPC active detector elements ≈0.6 GeV Theni, Tamil Nadu, India 2012– (lab construction); 2018– (detector operation)

NOTE: Many social movements would potentially stop this construction.

JUNO Jiangmen Underground Neutrino Observatory R CC LAB (LOS) + PPO + Bis-MSB Scintillation Kaiping, China 2014– (construction)
Kamiokande Kamioka Nucleon Decay Experiment S, ATM ES Water (H2O) Cherenkov 7.5 MeV Kamioka, Japan 1986–1995
KamLAND Kamioka Liquid Scintillator Antineutrino Detector R CC LOS Scintillation 1.8 MeV Kamioka, Japan 2002–
KM3NeT KM3 Neutrino Telescope S, ATM, CR, SN, AGN, PUL Sea water (≈5 km3) Cherenkov Mediterranean Sea 2014–
LAGUNA Large Apparatus studying Grand Unification and Neutrino Astrophysics future
LENS Low Energy Neutrino Spectroscopy LS CC In-doped LOS Scintillation 120 keV
Majorana Demonstrator The Majorana Demonstrator BB BB HPGe Semiconductor 2039 keV Homestake Mine, South Dakota construction start 2012
MicroBooNE AC, SN ES, NC, CC Liquid Argon TPC few MeV Illinois, United States 2014-
MINERvA Main Injector ExpeRiment for v-A AC CC, NC Solid scintillator, targets of Liquid helium, Carbon, Water, Iron, Lead Scintillation ≈0.5 GeV Illinois, United States 2009–
MiniBooNE Mini Booster Neutrino Experiment AC CC Mineral oil (1000 t) Cherenkov ≈100 keV Illinois, United States 2002–
MINOS Main Injector Neutrino Oscillation Search AC, ATM CC, NC Solid scintillator Scintillation ≈0.5 GeV Illinois and Minnesota, United States 2005–2012
MINOS+ Upgraded electronics for MINOS AC, ATM CC, NC Solid scintillator Scintillation ≈0.5 GeV Illinois and Minnesota, United States 2013–
NEMO-3 Neutrino Ettore Majorana Observatory BB BB Tracker + calorimeter He+Ar wire chamber, plastic scintillators 150 keV Modane Underground Laboratory, Fréjus Road Tunnel, France 2003–2011
MOON Molybdenum Observatory Of Neutrinos LS, LSN CC 100
(1 kt) + MoF6 (gas)
Scintillation 168 keV Washington, United States
NEMO Telescope NEutrino Mediterranean Observatory Mediterranean Sea, Italy 2007–
NEVOD Cherenkov water detector NEVOD ATM, CR CC Water (H2O) Cherenkov ≈2 GeV Moscow, Russia 1993–
NEXT Neutrino Experiment with a Xenon Time Projection Chamber BB BB Gaseous Xenon Time projection chamber ≈10 keV Canfranc, Spain 2016–
NOνA NuMI Off-Axis νe Appearance AC CC Liquid scintillator Scintillation ≈0.1 GeV Illinois and Minnesota, United States 2011–
OPERA Oscillation Project with Emulsion-tRacking Apparatus AC CC Lead/Emulsion Nuclear Emulsion ≈1.0 GeV LNGS (Italy) and CERN 2008–
Auger Pierre Auger Observatory CR Cherenkov Argentina
RENO Reactor Experiment for Neutrino Oscillation R CC Gd-doped LOS Scintillation 1.8 MeV South Korea 2011–
SAGE Soviet–American Gallium Experiment LS CC Ga (metallic) Radiochemical 233.2 keV Baksan River valley, Russia 1989–
SciBooNE SciBar (Scintillator Bar) Booster Neutrino Experiment AC CC, NC Plastic (CH,10 ton) Scintillation ≈100 keV Illinois, United States 2007–2008
SNO Sudbury Neutrino Observatory S, ATM, GSN CC
Heavy water (1 kt D2O) Cherenkov 3.5 MeV Creighton Mine, Ontario 1999–2006
SNO+ SNO with liquid scintillator S,LS,R,T,


ES, BB linear alkylbenzene (LAB) + PPO Scintillation ≈≤1MeV Creighton Mine, Ontario 2014–
SoLid Short baseline Oscillation Search with Lithium-6 Detector R CC plastic and anorganic scintillator Scintillation ≈2 MeV Mol, Belgium 2015-
STEREO STErile neutrino REactor Oscillation experiment R CC liquid organic scintillator loaded with Gd Scintillation ≈2 MeV Grenoble, France 2013-
Super-K Super-Kamiokande S, ATM, GSN ES
Water (H2O) Cherenkov 200 MeV Kamioka, Japan 1996–
SuperNEMO SuperNEMO BB BB Tracker + calorimeter He+Ar wire chamber, plastic scintillators 150 keV Modane Underground Laboratory, Fréjus Road Tunnel, France 2017-
T2K Tokai to Kamioka AC CC


Water (H2O) Cherenkov
200 MeV
Tokai, Japan Kamioka, Japan 2011-
UNO Underground Nucleon decay and neutrino Observatory S, ATM, GSN, RSN ES Water (440 kt H2O) Cherenkov Henderson Mine, Colorado future
ENUBET Enhanced NeUtrino BEams from kaon Tagging AC CC


^[a] Accelerator neutrino (AC), Active galactic nuclei neutrino (AGN), Atmospheric neutrino (ATM), Cosmic ray neutrino (CR), Low-energy solar neutrino (LS), Low-energy supernova neutrino (LSN), Pulsar neutrino (PUL), Reactor neutrino (R), Solar neutrino (S), Supernova neutrino (SN), Terrestrial neutrino (T).
^[b] Double beta decay (BB), Charged current (CC), Elastic scattering (ES), Neutral current (NC).
See also

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"Experiments". Neutrino Unbound. Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare. 24 February 2017. Retrieved 2017-02-28. Regularly updated index of neutrino physics research.

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