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Effects and influences on neutrino oscillations due to a thin density layer perturbation added to a matter density profile
KTH, Superseded Departments, Physics.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-3525-8349
2001 (English)In: Physics Letters B, ISSN 0370-2693, Vol. 522, no 04-mar, 280-286 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

In this Letter, we show the effects on the transition probabilities for neutrino oscillations due to a thin constant density layer perturbation added to an arbitrary matter density profile, In the case of two neutrino flavors, we calculate the effects both analytically and numerically, whereas in the case of three neutrino flavors, we perform the studies purely numerically. As an realistic example we consider the effects of the Earth's atmosphere when added to the Earth's matter density profile on the neutrino oscillation transition probabilities for atmospheric neutrinos.

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Elsevier Science B.V. , 2001. Vol. 522, no 04-mar, 280-286 p.
Keyword [en]
neutrino oscillations, matter effects, atmospheric neutrinos, earth's atmosphere and matter density profile, parametric-resonance, earth, solar
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Subatomic Physics
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-21158DOI: 10.1016/S0370-2693(01)01291-6ISI: 000172602500011OAI: diva2:339855
QC 20100525Available from: 2011-06-17 Created: 2010-08-10 Last updated: 2011-06-17Bibliographically approved

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