• Parametric resonance in neutrino oscillations in matter

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      Neutrino oscillations; parametric resonance

    • Abstract


      Neutrino oscillations in matter can exhibit a specific resonance enhancement — parametric resonance, which is different from the MSW resonance. Oscillations of atmospheric and solar neutrinos inside the earth can undergo parametric enhancement when neutrino trajectories cross the core of the earth. In this paper we review the parametric resonance of neutrino oscillations in matter. In particular, physical interpretation of the effect and the prospects of its experimental observation in oscillations of solar and atmospheric neutrinos in the earth are discussed.

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      E Kh Akhmedov1

      1. Departamento de Fisica, Instituto Superior Técnico, Centro de Física das Interacções Fundamentais (CFIF), Av. Rovisco Pais, Lisboa - P-1049-001, Portugal
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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