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Lepton Flavor Violation from Low Scale Seesaw Neutrinos with Masses Reachable at the LHC

  • Xabier Marcano

Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Xabier Marcano
    Pages 1-12
  3. Xabier Marcano
    Pages 109-118
  4. Xabier Marcano
    Pages 127-132
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 133-162

About this book

Introduction

Flavor physics is fundamental to testing the standard model of particle physics and could be the key to discovering new physics. This book explores lepton flavor violating implications in the low-scale seesaw models, a well-motivated scenario for explaining the still open problem of neutrino mass generation. It studies the lepton flavor violating Higgs decays in depth, developing useful simple expressions for making fast estimations of this observable. It also introduces a new parametrization optimized for the study of lepton flavor violation in these models, showing that high rates could be obtained for Higgs and Z decays if these new heavy neutrinos have masses in the TeV range. Lastly, It goes on to explore the possibility of their production and decay at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) to events with two charged leptons of different flavor.

Keywords

Lepton Flavor Violation Heavy Neutrino Right-Handed Neutrino Neutrino Masses Seesaw Model Inverse Seesaw Neutrino Phenomenology New Physics at LHC LFV Higgs Decays

Authors and affiliations

  • Xabier Marcano
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory for Theoretical Physics of Orsay, CNRSUniversity of Paris-SudOrsayFrance

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-94604-7
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-94603-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-94604-7
  • Series Print ISSN 2190-5053
  • Series Online ISSN 2190-5061
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