Neutrinos: in and out of the standard model

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The particle physics Standard Model has been tremendously successful in predicting the outcome of a large number of experiments. In this model Neutrinos are massless. Yet recent evidence points to the fact that neutrinos are massive particles with tiny masses compared to the other particles in the Standard Model. These tiny masses allow the neutrinos to change flavor and oscillate. In this series of Lectures, I will review the properties of Neutrinos In the Standard Model and then discuss the physics of Neutrinos Beyond the Standard Model. Topics to be covered include Neutrino Flavor Transformations and Oscillations, Majorana versus Dirac ... continued below

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Parke, Stephen July 1, 2006.

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The particle physics Standard Model has been tremendously successful in predicting the outcome of a large number of experiments. In this model Neutrinos are massless. Yet recent evidence points to the fact that neutrinos are massive particles with tiny masses compared to the other particles in the Standard Model. These tiny masses allow the neutrinos to change flavor and oscillate. In this series of Lectures, I will review the properties of Neutrinos In the Standard Model and then discuss the physics of Neutrinos Beyond the Standard Model. Topics to be covered include Neutrino Flavor Transformations and Oscillations, Majorana versus Dirac Neutrino Masses, the Seesaw Mechanism and Leptogenesis.

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  • Journal Name: AIP Conf.Proc.885:69-84,2007; Conference: Lectures given at CINVESTAV Advanced Summer School in Physics, Mexico City, Mexico, 10-14 Jul 2006

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-CONF-06-527-T
  • Grant Number: AC02-07CH11359
  • DOI: 10.1063/1.2563180 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 908689
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc888181

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Parke, Stephen. Neutrinos: in and out of the standard model, article, July 1, 2006; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc888181/: accessed November 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.