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Three neutrino flavors and their mixing
Weiler, Thomas J. Department of Physics and Astronomy, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee.
- Directions and angles
- Antineutrinos and a phase
- Ordering the rotations
- What we know
- What we do not know yet
- Oscillation phenomenon
- Discovery of large θ13 and its implications
- Neutrino model building and group theory
- Related Primary Literature
- Additional Reading
Prominent among the three thrust areas of particle physics at present are the neutrinos. The three thrust areas are sometimes labeled the intensity frontier, the energy frontier, and the cosmic frontier. The intensity frontier aspires to maximize the event rate for rare processes. Neutrinos, characterized by some as “as close to nothing as something can be,” are loath to interact. Fittingly, the study of neutrinos is at the heart of the intensity frontier endeavor.
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