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Title: Physics with Reactor Neutrinos

Abstract

Neutrinos produced by nuclear reactors have played a major role in advancing our knowledge of the properties of neutrinos. The first direct detection of the neutrino, confirming its existence, was performed using reactor neutrinos. More recent experiments utilizing reactor neutrinos have also found clear evidence for neutrino oscillation, providing unique input for the determination of neutrino mass and mixing. Ongoing and future reactor neutrino experiments will explore other important issues, including the neutrino mass hierarchy and the search for sterile neutrinos and other new physics beyond the standard model. In this paper, we review the recent progress in physics using reactor neutrinos and the opportunities they offer for future discoveries.

Authors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
  2. Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
OSTI Identifier:
1477953
Report Number(s):
BNL-209189-2018-JAAM
Journal ID: ISSN 0034-4885
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0012704
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Reports on Progress in Physics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Reports on Progress in Physics; Journal ID: ISSN 0034-4885
Publisher:
IOP Publishing
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; reactor neutrinos; neutrino oscillation; lepton flavor; neutrino mixing angles; neutrino masses

Citation Formats

Qian, Xin, and Peng, Jen -Chien. Physics with Reactor Neutrinos. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1088/1361-6633/aae881.
Qian, Xin, & Peng, Jen -Chien. Physics with Reactor Neutrinos. United States. doi:10.1088/1361-6633/aae881.
Qian, Xin, and Peng, Jen -Chien. Mon . "Physics with Reactor Neutrinos". United States. doi:10.1088/1361-6633/aae881.
@article{osti_1477953,
title = {Physics with Reactor Neutrinos},
author = {Qian, Xin and Peng, Jen -Chien},
abstractNote = {Neutrinos produced by nuclear reactors have played a major role in advancing our knowledge of the properties of neutrinos. The first direct detection of the neutrino, confirming its existence, was performed using reactor neutrinos. More recent experiments utilizing reactor neutrinos have also found clear evidence for neutrino oscillation, providing unique input for the determination of neutrino mass and mixing. Ongoing and future reactor neutrino experiments will explore other important issues, including the neutrino mass hierarchy and the search for sterile neutrinos and other new physics beyond the standard model. In this paper, we review the recent progress in physics using reactor neutrinos and the opportunities they offer for future discoveries.},
doi = {10.1088/1361-6633/aae881},
journal = {Reports on Progress in Physics},
issn = {0034-4885},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {10}
}

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