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Neutrino mixing in a left-right model

  • J.A. Martins Simões
  • J.A. Ponciano
Article

Abstract

We study the mixing among different generations of massive neutrino fields in a SU(2) L × SU(2) R × U(1) Y gauge theory which includes Majorana and Dirac mass terms in the Yukawa sector. Parity can be spontaneously broken at a scale v R ≃ 103–104 GeV. We discuss about possible candidates for the Yukawa coupling matrices and we found that the model can accommodate a consistent pattern for neutral fermion masses as well as neutrino oscillations. The left and right sectors can be connected by a new neutral current.

PACS: 12.60.-i – 14.60.St – 14.60.Pq

Keywords

Gauge Theory Yukawa Coupling Massive Neutrino Mass Term Consistent Pattern 
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© Springer-Verlag, Società Italiana di Fisica 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • J.A. Martins Simões
    • 1
  • J.A. Ponciano
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituto de Física, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, RJBrazil

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