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Reactor and atmospheric neutrino mixing angles' correlation as a probe for new physics

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Author(s):
Pasquini, Pedro
Total Authors: 1
Document type: Journal article
Source: Physical Review D; v. 96, n. 9 NOV 20 2017.
Web of Science Citations: 2
Abstract

We perform a simulation on the DUNE experiment to probe the capability of future neutrino longbaseline experiments to constrain the parameter space of high-energy models by using the correlation between the atmospheric and reactor mixing angles. As an example, we analyze the tetrahedral flavor symmetry model, which predicts a strong relation between the nonzero value of theta(13) and a deviation of theta(23) from maximality. We show that in this case, the model can realistically be excluded by more than 3 sigma for most of the parameter space. We also study the octant degeneracy at DUNE and its impact on the sensitivity of such models. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 14/19164-6 - Challenges in the 21st century in neutrino physics and astrophysics
Grantee:Orlando Luis Goulart Peres
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants
FAPESP's process: 15/16809-9 - Study of neutrino parameters and their consequences
Grantee:Pedro Simoni Pasquini
Support type: Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 14/05133-1 - Flavor physics
Grantee:Pedro Simoni Pasquini
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate