Physics of Particles and Nuclei

, Volume 48, Issue 6, pp 1007–1010 | Cite as

Quantum field theoretical description of neutrino oscillations and reactor antineutrino anomaly

  • D. V. NaumovEmail author
  • V. A. Naumov
  • D. S. Shkirmanov
The International Session-Conference of SNP PSD RAS “Physics of Fundamental Interactions” Session 6—Neutrino Physics


We suggest a possible explanation of the reactor antineutrino anomaly derived from a covariant quantum field-theoretical approach to neutrino oscillations. Some disadvantages of the currently prevailing interpretation of the anomaly, based upon the sterile neutrino hypothesis are pointed out.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. V. Naumov
    • 1
    Email author
  • V. A. Naumov
    • 1
  • D. S. Shkirmanov
    • 1
  1. 1.Joint Institute for Nuclear ResearchDubna, Moscow oblastRussia

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