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Fundamentals of Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics

Carlo Giunti [[missing key: and]] Chung W. Kim

Published in print March 2007 | ISBN: 9780198508717
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191708862 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508717.001.0001
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Atmospheric Neutrinos

Carlo Giunti and Chung W. Kim.

in Fundamentals of Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics

March 2007; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 14017 words.

This chapter discusses the physics of atmospheric neutrinos and covers topics such as flux of atmospheric neutrinos, atmospheric neutrino experiments (Kamiokande, IMB, Super-Kamiokande,...

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Cosmology

Carlo Giunti and Chung W. Kim.

in Fundamentals of Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics

March 2007; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 15760 words.

This chapter introduces the standard cosmological model and explains basic general relativity, Robertson–Walker metric (geodesic motion, redshift, Hubble's law, angular diameter-redshift...

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Direct Measurements Of Neutrino Mass

Carlo Giunti and Chung W. Kim.

in Fundamentals of Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics

March 2007; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 10604 words.

This chapter discusses the physics of direct measurements of neutrino mass with detailed treatment of beta decay, pion and tau decays, and neutrinoless double-beta decay.

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Historical Introduction

Carlo Giunti and Chung W. Kim.

in Fundamentals of Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics

March 2007; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 3408 words.

This chapter presents a review of the main events in the history of neutrino physics. This book discusses all the topics important to the understanding of the nature of neutrinos such as...

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Massive Neutrinos

Carlo Giunti and Chung W. Kim.

in Fundamentals of Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics

March 2007; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 21084 words.

This chapter discusses the physics of massive neutrinos. Topics covered include Dirac masses, Majorana neutrinos, Dirac–Majorana mass term (Dirac limit, pseudo-Dirac neutrinos, and the...

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Neutrino Interactions

Carlo Giunti and Chung W. Kim.

in Fundamentals of Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics

March 2007; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 13846 words.

This chapter discusses the physics of neutrino interactions with detailed discussion of neutrino-electron interactions (elastic scattering and quasielastic scattering), electron-positron...

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Neutrino Oscillations In Matter

Carlo Giunti and Chung W. Kim.

in Fundamentals of Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics

March 2007; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 8357 words.

This chapter discusses the physics of neutrino oscillations in matter and explains effective potentials in matter, evolution of neutrino flavours, the MSW effect, slab approximation,...

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Neutrino Oscillations In Vacuum

Carlo Giunti and Chung W. Kim.

in Fundamentals of Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics

March 2007; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 13208 words.

This chapter introduces neutrino oscillations in vacuum with a detailed derivation followed by a discussion of CPT, CP, and T transformations, types of neutrino oscillation experiments,...

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Phenomenology Of Three-Neutrino Mixing

Carlo Giunti and Chung W. Kim.

in Fundamentals of Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics

March 2007; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 11005 words.

This chapter discusses the physics of phenomenology of three-neutrino mixing and explains neutrino oscillations in vacuum (CP and T violations, hierarchy of Delta m2s, trimaximal mixing,...

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Quantized Dirac Fields

Carlo Giunti and Chung W. Kim.

in Fundamentals of Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics

March 2007; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 14384 words.

This chapter discusses the physics of quantized Dirac fields with detailed treatment of Dirac equation, representations of gamma matrices, products of gamma matrices, relativistic...

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