Current Aspects of Neutrino Physics / Edition 1

Current Aspects of Neutrino Physics / Edition 1

by David O. Caldwell
     
 

This book covers the currently most interesting aspects of neutrino physics written by leading experts of the field. The book starts with a history of neutrinos and then develops from the fundamentals to the direct determination of masses and lifetimes. The role of neutrinos in fundamental astrophysical problems is discussed in detail. The book gives an up-to-date

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This book covers the currently most interesting aspects of neutrino physics written by leading experts of the field. The book starts with a history of neutrinos and then develops from the fundamentals to the direct determination of masses and lifetimes. The role of neutrinos in fundamental astrophysical problems is discussed in detail. The book gives an up-to-date overview of modern neutrino physics and is useful for scientists and graduate students alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783642074240
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
12/15/2010
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2001
Pages:
338
Product dimensions:
0.74(w) x 9.21(h) x 6.14(d)

Table of Contents

1 Pauli’s Ghost: The Conception and Discovery of Neutrinos.- 2 The Nature of Massive Neutrinos.- 3 Direct Measurements of Neutrino Mass.- 4 Neutrino Oscillations and the Solar Neutrino Problem.- 5 The Atmospheric Neutrino Anomaly: Muon Neutrino Disappearance.- 6 Studies of Neutrino Oscillations at Reactors.- 7 Studies of Neutrino Oscillations at Accelerators.- 8 Double Beta Decay: Theory, Experiment and Implications.- 9 Neutrino Mixing Schemes.- 10 Theories of Neutrino Masses and Mixings.- 11 Neutrino Flavor Transformation in Supernovae and the Early Universe.- 12 Hot Dark Matter in Cosmology.- 13 High Energy Neutrino Astronomy: Towards Kilometer-Scale Detectors.

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