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Acquire information about neutrino parameters by detecting supernova neutrinos

Huang, Ming-Yang; Guo, Xin-Heng; Young, Bing-Lin;
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  • Published: 05 Mar 2010
Abstract
We consider the supernova shock effects, the Mikheyev-Smirnov-Wolfenstein (MSW) effects, the collective effects, and the Earth matter effects in the detection of type II supernova neutrinos on the Earth. It is found that the event number of supernova neutrinos depends on the neutrino mass hierarchy, the neutrino mixing angle $\theta_{13}$, and neutrino masses. Therefore, we propose possible methods to identify the mass hierarchy and acquire information about $\theta_{13}$ and neutrino masses by detecting supernova neutrinos. We apply these methods to some current neutrino experiments.
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arXiv: Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical PhenomenaHigh Energy Physics::PhenomenologyHigh Energy Physics::ExperimentPhysics::Instrumentation and DetectorsAstrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics
free text keywords: Astrophysics - High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena, Astrophysics - Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics, High Energy Physics - Phenomenology
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