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Title: Invisible axion and neutrino masses

Abstract

We show that in any invisible axion model due to the effects of effective nonrenormalizable interactions related to an energy scale near the Peccei-Quinn, grand unification or even the Planck scale, active neutrinos necessarily acquire masses in the sub-eV range. Moreover, if sterile neutrinos are also included and if appropriate cyclic Z{sub N} symmetries are imposed, it is possible that some of these neutrinos are heavy while others are light.

Authors:
;  [1];  [2]
  1. Instituto de Fisica, Universidade de Sao Paulo, C. P. 66.318, 05315-970 Sao Paulo, SP (Brazil)
  2. (Brazil)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20774654
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physical Review. D, Particles Fields; Journal Volume: 73; Journal Issue: 1; Other Information: DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.73.017701; (c) 2006 The American Physical Society; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; AXIONS; EV RANGE; GRAND UNIFIED THEORY; NEUTRINOS; REST MASS; SYMMETRY

Citation Formats

Dias, Alex G., Pleitez, V., and Instituto de Fisica, Teorica, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Rua Pamplona 145, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil. Invisible axion and neutrino masses. United States: N. p., 2006. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.73.017701.
Dias, Alex G., Pleitez, V., & Instituto de Fisica, Teorica, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Rua Pamplona 145, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil. Invisible axion and neutrino masses. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.73.017701.
Dias, Alex G., Pleitez, V., and Instituto de Fisica, Teorica, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Rua Pamplona 145, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil. Sun . "Invisible axion and neutrino masses". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.73.017701.
@article{osti_20774654,
title = {Invisible axion and neutrino masses},
author = {Dias, Alex G. and Pleitez, V. and Instituto de Fisica, Teorica, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Rua Pamplona 145, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil.},
abstractNote = {We show that in any invisible axion model due to the effects of effective nonrenormalizable interactions related to an energy scale near the Peccei-Quinn, grand unification or even the Planck scale, active neutrinos necessarily acquire masses in the sub-eV range. Moreover, if sterile neutrinos are also included and if appropriate cyclic Z{sub N} symmetries are imposed, it is possible that some of these neutrinos are heavy while others are light.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevD.73.017701},
journal = {Physical Review. D, Particles Fields},
number = 1,
volume = 73,
place = {United States},
year = {Sun Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2006},
month = {Sun Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2006}
}