The Phenomenology of Right Handed Neutrinos

@article{Drewes2013ThePO,
  title={The Phenomenology of Right Handed Neutrinos},
  author={Marco Drewes},
  journal={International Journal of Modern Physics E-nuclear Physics},
  year={2013},
  volume={22},
  pages={1330019}
}
  • M. Drewes
  • Published 27 March 2013
  • Physics
  • International Journal of Modern Physics E-nuclear Physics
Neutrinos are the only particles in the Standard Model (SM) of particle physics that have only been observed with left handed chirality to date. If right handed (RH) neutrinos exist, they could be responsible for several phenomena that have no explanation within the SM, including neutrino oscillations, the baryon asymmetry of the universe, dark matter (DM) and dark radiation (DR). After a pedagogical introduction, we review recent progress in the phenomenology of RH neutrinos. We in particular… 

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