# Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay Overview

### Submission summary

 As Contributors: Laura Cardani Arxiv Link: https://arxiv.org/abs/1810.12828v2 (pdf) Date accepted: 2019-01-17 Date submitted: 2018-12-19 01:00 Submitted by: Cardani, Laura Submitted to: SciPost Physics Proceedings Proceedings issue: The 15th International Workshop on Tau Lepton Physics (Amsterdam, 2018-09) Academic field: Physics Specialties: Gravitation, Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics Nuclear Physics - Experiment Approach: Experimental

### Abstract

Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay is a hypothesised nuclear process in which two neutrons simultaneously decay into protons with no neutrino emission. The prized observation of this decay would point to the existence of a process that violates a fundamental symmetry of the Standard Model of Particle Physics, and would allow to establish the nature of neutrinos. Today, the lower limits on the half-life of this process exceed 10$^{25}$-10$^{26}$ yr. I will review the current status of the searches for Double Beta Decay and the perspectives to enhance the experimental sensitivity in the next years.

Published as SciPost Phys. Proc. 1, 024 (2019)