Neutrinoless Double Beta-Decay

  title={Neutrinoless Double Beta-Decay},
  author={Samoil M. Bilenky},
  journal={Lecture Notes in Physics},
  • S. Bilenky
  • Published 23 March 2004
  • Physics
  • Lecture Notes in Physics
The problem of the nature of massive neutrinos ν i (Dirac or Majorana?) is one of the most fundamental problem of neutrino physics. The solution of this problem will have an important impact on the understanding of the origin of neutrino masses and mixing. If it will be proved that ν i are Majorana particles, it will be a strong argument in favor of the seesaw mechanism of neutrino mass generation which is commonly considered as the most natural explanation of the smallness of neutrino masses. 
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