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The see-saw mechanism: Neutrino mixing, leptogenesis and lepton flavour violation

  • Werner RodejohannEmail author


The see-saw mechanism to generate small neutrino masses is reviewed. After summarizing our current knowledge about the low energy neutrino mass matrix, we consider reconstructing the see-saw mechanism. Indirect tests of see-saw are leptogenesis and lepton flavour violation in supersymmetric scenarios, which together with neutrino mass and mixing define the framework of see-saw phenomenology. Several examples are given, both phenomenological and GUT-related.


Neutrinos leptogenesis lepton flavour violation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institut für KernphysikHeidelbergGermany

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