Gravitational effects on the neutrino oscillation


The propagation of neutrinos in a gravitational field is studied. A method of calculating a covariant quantum–mechanical phase in a curved space–time is presented. The result is used to calculate gravitational effects on the neutrino oscillation in the presence of a gravitational field. We restrict our discussion to the case of the Schwarzschild metric. Specifically, the cases of the radial propagation and the non–radial propagation are considered. A possible application to gravitational lensing of neutrinos is also suggested. 12.15.F,14.60.Gh,95.30.Sf Typeset using REVTEX E–mail: E–mail: E–mail: E–mail: 1

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@inproceedings{Fornengo1996GravitationalEO, title={Gravitational effects on the neutrino oscillation}, author={Nicolao Fornengo}, year={1996} }