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ID: 336284.1, MPI für Kernphysik / Neutrino Physics
Theory of neutrinos: a white paper
Authors:Mohapatra, R. N.; Antusch, S.; Babu, K. S.; Barenboim, G.; Chen, M. C.; de Gouvea, A.; de Holanda, P.; Dutta, B.; Grossman, Y.; Joshipura, A.; Kayser, B.; Kersten, J.; Keum, Y. Y.; King, S. F.; Langacker, P.; Lindner, M.; Loinaz, W.; Masina, I.; Mocioiu, I.; Mohanty, S.; Murayama, H.; Pascoli, S.; Petcov, S. T.; Pilaftsis, A.; Ramond, P.; Ratz, M.; Rodejohann, W.; Shrock, R.; Takeuchi, T.; Underwood, T.; Wolfenstein, L.
Language:English
Date of Publication (YYYY-MM-DD):2007-11
Title of Journal:Reports on Progress in Physics
Journal Abbrev.:Rep. Prog. Phys.
Volume:70
Issue / Number:11
Start Page:1757
End Page:1867
Review Status:Peer-review
Audience:Experts Only
Abstract / Description:During 2004, four divisions of the American Physical Society commissioned a study of neutrino physics to take stock of where the field is at the moment and where it is going in the near and far future. Several working groups looked at various aspects of this vast field. The summary was published as a main report entitled ``The Neutrino Matrix'' accompanied by short 50 page versions of the report of each working group. Theoretical research in this field has been quite extensive and touches many areas and the short 50 page report provided only a brief summary and overview of few of the important points. The theory discussion group felt that it may be of value to the community to publish the entire study as a white paper and the result is the current article. After a brief overview of the present knowledge of neutrino masses and mixing and some popular ways to probe the new physics implied by recent data, the white paper summarizes what can be learned about physics beyond the Standard Model from the various proposed neutrino experiments. It also comments on the impact of the experiments on our understanding of the origin of the matter-antimatter asymmetry of the Universe and the basic nature of neutrino interactions as well as the existence of possible additional neutrinos. Extensive references to original literature are provided.
External Publication Status:published
Document Type:Article
Affiliations:MPI für Kernphysik/Group of M. Lindner
External Affiliations:Univ Maryland, College Pk, MD 20742 USA.; Univ Autonoma Madrid, E-28049 Madrid, Spain.; Oklahoma State Univ, Stillwater, OK 74078 USA.; Univ Valencia, Valencia, Spain.; Fermilab Natl Accelerator Lab, Batavia, IL 60540 USA.; Northwestern Univ, Evanston, IL 60208 USA.; Univ Estadual Campinas, Inst Fis Gleb Wataghin, BR-13083970 Campinas, SP, Brazil.; Univ Regina, Regina, SK S4S 0A2, Canada.; SLAC, Stanford, CA 94305 USA.; Phys Res Lab, Ahmadabad 380009, Gujarat, India.; Deutsch Elekt Synchrotron DESY, D-22603 Hamburg, Germany.; Acad Sinica, Inst Phys, Taipei 115, Taiwan.; Univ Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, Hants, England.; Univ Penn, Philadelphia, PA 19104 USA.;Amherst Coll, Amherst, MA 01002 USA.; Fermi Ctr, I-00184 Rome, Italy.; Univ Roma La Sapienza, Sez Roma, Ist Nazl Fis Nucl, I-00185 Rome, Italy.; Penn State Univ, University Pk, PA 16802 USA.; Inst Adv Study, Sch Nat Sci, Princeton, NJ 08540 USA.; Univ Calif Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 USA.; CERN, Div Theory, Dept Phys, CH-1211 Geneva 23, Switzerland.; SISSA, Ist Nazl Fis Nucl, Sez Trieste, I-34014 Trieste, Italy.; Bulgarian Acad Sci, INRNE, Sofia, Bulgaria.; Univ Manchester, Sch Phys & Astron, Manchester M13 9PL, Lancs, England.; Univ Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 USA.; Tech Univ Munich, D-85748 Garching, Germany.; Yale Univ, Sloane Lab, Dept Phys, New Haven, CT 06520 USA.; Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061 USA.; Univ Durham, IPPP, Durham DH1 3LE, England.; Carnegie Mellon Univ, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 USA.
Identifiers:ISI:000250727500002 [ID No:1]
ISSN:0034-4885 [ID No:2]
URL:http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-ph/0510213v2
DOI:10.1088/0034-4885/70/11/R02
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