Lifting the core-collapse supernova bounds on keV-mass sterile neutrinos

  title={Lifting the core-collapse supernova bounds on keV-mass sterile neutrinos},
  author={Anna M. Suliga and Irene Tamborra and Meng-Ru Wu},
  journal={Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics},
  pages={018 - 018}
We explore the energy and entropy transport as well as the lepton number variation induced from the mixing between electron and sterile neutrinos with keV mass in the supernova core. We develop a radial- and time-dependent treatment of the νs-νe mixing, by including ordinary matter effects, reconversions between sterile and electron antineutrinos, as well as the collisional production of sterile particles for the first time. The dynamical feedback due to the production of sterile particles on… 
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