Hybrid method to resolve the neutrino mass hierarchy by supernova (anti)neutrino induced reactions

  title={Hybrid method to resolve the neutrino mass hierarchy by supernova (anti)neutrino induced reactions},
  author={Deni Vale and Thomas Rauscher and Nils Paar},
  journal={arXiv: Nuclear Theory},
We introduce a hybrid method to determine the neutrino mass hierarchy by simultaneous measurements of responses of at least two detectors to antineutrino and neutrino fluxes from accretion and cooling phases of core-collapse supernovae. The (anti)neutrino-nucleus cross sections for $^{56}$Fe and $^{208}$Pb are calculated in the framework of the relativistic nuclear energy density functional and weak interaction Hamiltonian, while the cross sections for inelastic scattering on free protons… 

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