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Neutrinos and implications for the Standard Model of particle physics

Schwetz-Mangold, Thomas

Abstract (englisch):
The phenomenon of neutrino oscillations implies that neutrinos do have a tiny but non-zero mass. I review the evidence for this quantum mechanical process and discuss our present knowledge of the parameters in the neutrino sector. The fact that neutrinos have mass requires a modification of the Standard Model of particle physics. Generically neutrinos indicate the presence of a new fundamental energy scale in the Standard Model, whose value is - however - completely unknown. I will also comment on phenomenological searches for manifestations of new physics in the neutrino sector.



Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Kernphysik (IKP)
Publikationstyp Vortrag
Jahr 2019
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator KITopen-ID: 1000091708
HGF-Programm 51.03.06 (POF III, LK 01)
Veranstaltung Colloquium: "Sutapa Sen Memorial lecture", Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad, India (2019), Allahabad, Indien, 27.02.2019
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