charged-current interaction

charged-current interaction

[¦chärjd ¦kər·ənt in·tər′ak·shən]
(particle physics)
A weak interaction in which the charges of the interacting fermions are changed; easily observed processes such as beta decay are of this type.
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(Technically, the Davis experiment looks for neutrinos by a charged-current interaction; what is wanted is a neutral-current interaction.)
Onengut et al., "Observation of one event with the characteristics of associated charm production in neutrino charged-current interactions," Physics Letters B, vol.