NEUTRINO-LESS DOUBLE BETA DECAY AND PARTICLE PHYSICS

@article{Rodejohann2011NEUTRINOLESSDB,
title={NEUTRINO-LESS DOUBLE BETA DECAY AND PARTICLE PHYSICS},
author={Werner Rodejohann},
journal={International Journal of Modern Physics E-nuclear Physics},
year={2011},
volume={20},
pages={1833-1930}
}
• W. Rodejohann
• Published 2011
• Physics
• International Journal of Modern Physics E-nuclear Physics
We review the particle physics aspects of neutrino-less double beta decay. This process can be mediated by light massive Majorana neutrinos (standard interpretation) or by something else (non-standard interpretations). The physics potential of both interpretations is summarized and the consequences of future measurements or improved limits on the half-life of neutrino-less double beta decay are discussed. We try to cover all proposed alternative realizations of the decay, including light… Expand
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