GR effects in supernova neutrino flavor transformations

  title={GR effects in supernova neutrino flavor transformations},
  author={Yue Yang and James P. Kneller},
  journal={Physical Review D},
The strong gravitational field around a proto-neutron star can modify the neutrino flavor transformations that occur above the neutrinosphere via three General Relativistic (GR) effects: time dilation, energy redshift, and trajectory bending. Depending on the compactness of the central object, the neutrino self-interaction potential is up to three times as large as that without GR principally due to trajectory bending which increases the intersection angles between different neutrino… 

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