Probing neutrino mass hierarchy by comparing the charged-current and neutral-current interaction rates of supernova neutrinos

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Lai, Kwang-Chang ; Lee, Fei-Fan ; Lee, Feng-Shiuh ; Lin, Guey-Lin ; Liu, Tsung-Che ; Yang, Yi (2016)
  • Publisher: Institute of Physics Publishing/SISSA
  • Journal: JCAP (issn: 1475-7516)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1088/1475-7516/2016/07/039
  • Subject: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology | supernova neutrinos | neutrino properties | Astrophysics - High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena
    arxiv: Physics::Instrumentation and Detectors | High Energy Physics::Phenomenology | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena | Nonlinear Sciences::Exactly Solvable and Integrable Systems | High Energy Physics::Experiment

The neutrino mass hierarchy is one of the neutrino fundamental properties yet to be determined. We introduce a method to determine neutrino mass hierarchy by comparing the interaction rate of neutral current (NC) interactions, $\nu(\hat{\nu}) + p\rightarrow\nu(\hat{\nu}... View more
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