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Title: Four-neutrino oscillation solutions of the solar neutrino problem
Author: Giunti, Carlo
González García, Ma. Concepción
Peña Garay, Carlos
Keywords: Astrofísica nuclear
Col·lisions (Física nuclear)
Particles (Nuclear physics)
Neutrins solars
Nuclear astrophysics
Collisions (Nuclear physics)
Particles (Nuclear physics)
Solar neutrinos
Issue Date: 2000
Publisher: The American Physical Society
Abstract: We present an analysis of the neutrino oscillation solutions of the solar neutrino problem in the framework of four-neutrino mixing where a sterile neutrino is added to the three standard ones. We perform a fit to the full data set corresponding to the 825-day Super-Kamiokande data sample as well as to Chlorine, GALLEX and SAGE and Kamiokande experiments. In our analysis we use all measured total event rates as well as all Super-Kamiokande data on the zenith angle dependence and the recoil electron energy spectrum. We consider both transitions via the Mikheyev-Smirnov-Wolfenstein (MSW) mechanism as well as oscillations in vacuum (just-so) and find the allowed solutions for different values of the additional mixing angles. This framework permits transitions into active or sterile neutrinos controlled by the additional parameter $\cos^2(\vartheta_{23}) \cos^2(\vartheta_{24})$ . We discuss the maximum allowed values of this additional mixing parameter for the different solutions.
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It is part of: Physical Review D, 2000, vol. 62, núm. 1, p. 013005-1-013005-13
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ISSN: 0556-2821
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