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Test of non-standard neutrino properties with the BOREXINO source experiments

  • A. Ianni
  • D. Montanino
  • G. Scioscia
Experimental physics

Abstract.

We calculate the event rates induced by high-intensity radioactive sources of \(\nu_e\) (\(^{51}\)Cr) and of \(\bar{\nu}_e\) (\(^{90}\)Sr), to be located near the BOREXINO detector. Calculations are performed both in the standard case and assuming non-standard properties of neutrinos, including flavor oscillations, neutrino electromagnetic interactions, and deviations from the standard vector and axial couplings in the \(\nu_e\)-e interaction. It is shown that, in some cases, the current limits on non-standard neutrino properties can be significantly improved.

Keywords

Event Rate Current Limit Standard Case Electromagnetic Interaction Radioactive Source 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Ianni
    • 1
  • D. Montanino
    • 2
  • G. Scioscia
    • 3
  1. 1. Dipartimento di Fisica dell'Università dell'Aquila, Località Coppito, I-67010 L'Aquila, Italy IT
  2. 2. Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati (S.I.S.S.A.), Via Beirut 4, I-34014 Trieste, Italy IT
  3. 3. Dipartimento di Fisica dell'Università di Bari, Via Amendola 173, I-70126 Bari, Italy IT

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