Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2445/12512
Title: Solar and atmospheric four-neutrino oscillations
Author: González García, Ma. Concepción
Maltoni, M.
Peña-Garay, C.
Keywords: Partícules (Física nuclear)
Astrofísica nuclear
Neutrins
Oscil·lacions
Particles (Nuclear physics)
Nuclear astrophysics
Neutrinos
Oscillations
Issue Date: 2001
Publisher: The American Physical Society
Abstract: We present an analysis of the neutrino oscillation solutions of the solar and atmospheric neutrino problems in the framework of four-neutrino mixing where a sterile neutrino is added to the three standard ones and the mass spectra presents two separated doublets. Such scenarios allow for simultaneous transitions of solar $\nu_e$, as well as atmospheric $\nu_\mu$, into active and sterile neutrinos controlled by the additional mixing angles $\vartheta_{23}$ and $\vartheta_{24}$, and they contain as limiting cases the pure solar $\nu_e$-active and $\nu_e$-sterile neutrino oscillations, and the pure atmospheric $\nu_\mu\to\nu_s$ and $\nu_\mu\to\nu_\tau$ oscillations, respectively. We evaluate the allowed active-sterile admixture in both solar and atmospheric oscillations from the combined analysis. Our results show that, although the Super-Kamiokande data disfavour both the pure $\nu_\mu\to\nu_s$ atmospheric channel and the pure $\nu_e\to\nu_s$ solar channel, the result from the combined analysis still favours close-to-pure active and sterile oscillations and disfavours oscillations into a near-maximal active-sterile admixture.
Note: Reproducció digital del document publicat en format paper, proporcionada per PROLA i http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.64.093001
It is part of: Physical Review D, 2001, vol. 64, núm. 9, p. 093001-1-093001-12
Related resource: http://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.64.093001
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2445/12512
ISSN: 0556-2821
Appears in Collections:Articles publicats en revistes (Física Quàntica i Astrofísica)

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
551555.pdf923.03 kBAdobe PDFView/Open


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.