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Neutrino decay and solar neutrino seasonal effect

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Author(s):
Picoreti, R. ; Guzzo, M. M. ; de Holanda, P. C. ; Peres, O. L. G.
Total Authors: 4
Document type: Journal article
Source: Physics Letters B; v. 761, p. 70-73, OCT 10 2016.
Web of Science Citations: 13
Abstract

We consider the possibility of solar neutrino decay as a sub-leading effect on their propagation between production and detection. Using current oscillation data, we set a new lower bound to the nu(2) neutrino lifetime at tau(2)/m(2) >= 7.2 x 10(-4) s.eV(-1) at 99% C.L. Also, we show how seasonal variations in the solar neutrino data can give interesting additional information about neutrino lifetime. (C) 2016 The Authors. Published by Elsevier B.V. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 12/16389-1 - Neutrino phenomenology
Grantee:Orlando Luis Goulart Peres
Support type: Regular Research Grants