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Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay Overview

by L. Cardani

Submission summary

As Contributors: Laura Cardani
Arxiv Link: https://arxiv.org/abs/1810.12828v2
Date accepted: 2019-01-17
Date submitted: 2018-12-19
Submitted by: Cardani, Laura
Submitted to: SciPost Physics Proceedings
Proceedings issue: The 15th International Workshop on Tau Lepton Physics (Amsterdam, 2018-09)
Discipline: Physics
Subject area: 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.

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Submission & Refereeing History

Resubmission 1810.12828v2 on 19 December 2018
Submission 1810.12828v1 on 31 October 2018

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