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New Matter Effects in Neutrino Oscillation Experiments

Zurek, Kathryn M. (2004) New Matter Effects in Neutrino Oscillation Experiments. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2004 (10). Art. No. 58. ISSN 1029-8479. doi:10.1088/1126-6708/2004/10/058. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20190611-125826032

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Abstract

Consequences of a new force mediated by a light scalar particle for neutrino oscillation experiments are considered. Such a force could give rise to neutrino masses and mixings whose matter dependence for earth densities is much more significant than the MSW effect. We consider the effects of such a new force on the limits derived from oscillation experiments, and examine how the constraints on neutrino models are altered. Re-analysis of neutrino data, as well as new experiments in which large matter effects are systematically explored, is required to directly probe such physics beyond the standard model.


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https://doi.org/10.1088/1126-6708/2004/10/058DOIArticle
https://arxiv.org/abs/hep-ph/0405141arXivDiscussion Paper
Additional Information:© SISSA/ISAS 2004. Received 9 June 2004. Accepted 22 October 2004. Published 12 November 2004. I am grateful to David Kaplan, Ann Nelson and Neal Weiner for many helpful comments along the way, and for proposing the problem in the first place. Much thanks also to Jeff Wilkes, Richard Gran and Kiyoshi Shiraishi for useful discussions on Super-K, and to Rob Fardon for reading various drafts and making useful suggestions. This work was supported by the US Department of Energy grant DE-FG03-00ER41132.
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Department of Energy (DOE)DE-FG03-00ER41132
Subject Keywords:Solar and Atmospheric Neutrinos, Neutrino Physics
Issue or Number:10
DOI:10.1088/1126-6708/2004/10/058
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Official Citation:Kathryn M. Zurek JHEP10(2004)058
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