Oscillation tomografy study of Earth’s composition and density with atmospheric neutrinos

  title={Oscillation tomografy study of Earth’s composition and density with atmospheric neutrinos},
  author={Juan Carlos D'Olivo and Jos{\'e} Arnulfo Herrera Lara and Ismael Romero and Oscar Alfredo Sampayo},
  journal={The European Physical Journal C},
Knowledge of the composition of the Earth’s interior is highly relevant to many geophysical and geochemical problems. Neutrino oscillations are modified in a non-trivial way by the matter effects and can provide valuable and unique information not only on the density but also on the chemical and isotopic composition of the deep regions of the planet. In this paper, we re-examine the possibility of performing an oscillation tomography of the Earth with atmospheric neutrinos and antineutrinos to… 
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