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Theoretical Prospects of Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay

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dc.contributor.author Petcov, Serguey T. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2005 en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-09-07T20:28:42Z
dc.date.available 2005 en_US
dc.date.available 2011-09-07T20:28:42Z
dc.date.issued 2005 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Phys. Scr. T121 (2005) 94-101 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://preprints.sissa.it/xmlui/handle/1963/1743 en_US
dc.description.abstract The compelling experimental evidences for oscillations of solar and atmospheric neutrinos imply the existence of 3-neutrino mixing in vacuum. We briefly review the phenomenology of 3-v mixing, and the current data on the 3-neutrino mixing parameters. The open questions and the main goals of future research in the field of neutrino mixing and oscillations are outlined. The predictions for the effective Majorana mass |<m>| in (betabeta)0v-decay in the case of 3-v mixing and massive Majorana neutrinos are reviewed. The physics potential of the experiments, searching for (betabeta)0v-decay and having sensitivity to |<m>| >~ 0.01 eV, for providing information on the type of the neutrino mass spectrum, on the absolute scale of neutrino masses and on the Majorana CP-violation phases in the PMNS neutrino mixing matrix, is discussed. en_US
dc.format.extent 281157 bytes en_US
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries SISSA;14/2005/EP en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries arXiv.org;hep-ph/0504166 en_US
dc.relation.uri 10.1088/0031-8949/2005/T121/013 en_US
dc.title Theoretical Prospects of Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay en_US
dc.type Preprint en_US
dc.contributor.department Elementary Particle Theory en_US
dc.contributor.area Physics en_US


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