Neutrino fast flavor instability in three dimensions

  title={Neutrino fast flavor instability in three dimensions},
  author={Sherwood A. Richers and Donald E. Willcox and N. M. Ford},
  journal={Physical Review D},
Neutrino flavor instabilities have the potential to shuffle neutrinos between electron, mu, and tau flavor states, modifying the core-collapse supernova mechanism and the heavy elements ejected from neutron star mergers. Analytic methods indicate the presence of so-called fast flavor transformation instabilities, and numerical simulations can be used to probe the nonlinear evolution of the neutrinos. Simulations of the fast flavor instability to date have been performed assuming imposed… Expand
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