Neutrinos vis-a-vis the six-dimensional standard model

  title={Neutrinos vis-a-vis the six-dimensional standard model},
  author={Thomas Appelquist and Bogdan A. Dobrescu and Eduardo Pont'on and Ho-Ung Yee},
  journal={Physical Review D},
We examine the origin of neutrino masses and oscillations in the context of the six-dimensional standard model. The space-time symmetries of this model explain proton stability and forbid Majorana neutrino masses. The consistency of the six-dimensional theory requires three right-handed neutrinos, and therefore Dirac neutrino masses are allowed. We employ the idea that the smallness of these masses is due to the propagation of the right-handed neutrinos in a seventh, warped dimension. We argue… Expand

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