ISBN-10:
0521428491
ISBN-13:
9780521428491
Pub. Date:
06/26/1992
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Physics of Massive Neutrinos / Edition 2

Physics of Massive Neutrinos / Edition 2

by Felix Boehm, Petr Vogel
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Overview

Neutrinos play a decisive part in nuclear and elementary particle physics, as well as in astrophysics and cosmology. Because they interact so weakly with matter, some of their basic properties, such as mass charge conjugation symmetry, are largely unknown. These subjects are considered in detail by authors, who also discuss such topics as neutrino mixing, neutrino decay, neutrino oscillations, double beta decay and related ideas. Physical concepts are stressed, and both theoretical methods and experimental techniques are presented. This second edition contains an expanded coverage of new experimental results and recent theoretical advances. In the intervening years since the first edition, many then unresolved problems such as tritium beta decay and reactor neutrino oscillations have been clarified. This edition also gives expanded coverage of solar and supernova neutrinos.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521428491
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/26/1992
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 260
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the first edition; Preface to the second edition; 1. Neutrino properties; 2. Kinematic tests for neutrino mass; 3. Neutrino induced reactions; 4. Heavy neutrinos and neutrino decay; 5. Neutrino oscillations; 6. Double beta decay; 7. Massive neutrinos in cosmology and astrophysics; References; Index.

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