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Title: Phenomenological constraints on low-scale gravity

Abstract

We study the constraints on gravity scale M{sub P} in extra-dimension gravitational theory, obtained from gravity-induced processes. The obtained constraints are subdivided into strong (though not robust) and reliable (though less strong). The strong constraints can be in principle relaxed due to some broken gauge symmetries, e.g. family symmetry. The strongest constraint is given by neutrino oscillations. For different assumptions the lower bound on M{sub P} is 10{sup 15}-10{sup 18} GeV. However, it can be, in principle, reduced by broken family symmetry. More reliable bounds are due to flavor-conserved operators or those which change the flavors within one family. These bounds, obtained using the electron mass and width of {pi}{yields}e{nu} decay, are 1x10{sup 5} GeV and 5x10{sup 5} GeV, for these two cases, respectively.

Authors:
;  [1];  [2]
  1. INFN, Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso, I-67010 Assergi (AQ) (Italy) and Institute for Nuclear Research of the RAS, Moscow (Russian Federation)
  2. (AQ) (Italy)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20933294
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physical Review. D, Particles Fields; Journal Volume: 75; Journal Issue: 10; Other Information: DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.75.105001; (c) 2007 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; EEV RANGE; ELECTRONS; FLAVOR MODEL; GAUGE INVARIANCE; GRAVITATION; MASS; NEUTRINO OSCILLATION; NEUTRINOS; PARTICLE DECAY; PIONS; SYMMETRY; TEV RANGE

Citation Formats

Berezinsky, Veniamin, Narayan, Mohan, and Mumbai University, Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai 400076, India and INFN, Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso, I-67010, Asergi. Phenomenological constraints on low-scale gravity. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVD.75.105001.
Berezinsky, Veniamin, Narayan, Mohan, & Mumbai University, Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai 400076, India and INFN, Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso, I-67010, Asergi. Phenomenological constraints on low-scale gravity. United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVD.75.105001.
Berezinsky, Veniamin, Narayan, Mohan, and Mumbai University, Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai 400076, India and INFN, Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso, I-67010, Asergi. Tue . "Phenomenological constraints on low-scale gravity". United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVD.75.105001.
@article{osti_20933294,
title = {Phenomenological constraints on low-scale gravity},
author = {Berezinsky, Veniamin and Narayan, Mohan and Mumbai University, Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai 400076, India and INFN, Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso, I-67010, Asergi},
abstractNote = {We study the constraints on gravity scale M{sub P} in extra-dimension gravitational theory, obtained from gravity-induced processes. The obtained constraints are subdivided into strong (though not robust) and reliable (though less strong). The strong constraints can be in principle relaxed due to some broken gauge symmetries, e.g. family symmetry. The strongest constraint is given by neutrino oscillations. For different assumptions the lower bound on M{sub P} is 10{sup 15}-10{sup 18} GeV. However, it can be, in principle, reduced by broken family symmetry. More reliable bounds are due to flavor-conserved operators or those which change the flavors within one family. These bounds, obtained using the electron mass and width of {pi}{yields}e{nu} decay, are 1x10{sup 5} GeV and 5x10{sup 5} GeV, for these two cases, respectively.},
doi = {10.1103/PHYSREVD.75.105001},
journal = {Physical Review. D, Particles Fields},
number = 10,
volume = 75,
place = {United States},
year = {Tue May 15 00:00:00 EDT 2007},
month = {Tue May 15 00:00:00 EDT 2007}
}