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Journal of High Energy Physics

, 2012:92 | Cite as

A simple grand unified relation between neutrino mixing and quark mixing

  • S. M. Barr
  • Heng-Yu Chen
Article

Abstract

It is proposed that all flavor mixing is caused by the mixing of the three quark and lepton families with vectorlike fermions in \( 5+\bar{5} \) multiplets of SU(5). This simple assumption implies that both V CKM and U M N S are generated by a single matrix. The entire 3 × 3 complex mass matrix of the neutrinos M v is then found to have a simple expression in terms of two complex parameters and an overall scale. Thus, all the presently unknown neutrino parameters are predicted. The best fits are for θ atm ≲ 40°. The leptonic Dirac CP phase is found to be somewhat greater than π.

Keywords

Neutrino Physics GUT CP violation Beyond Standard Model 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Physics and Astronomy and The Bartol Research InstituteUniversity of DelawareNewarkU.S.A

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