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Quantum SHAPE-SHIFTING: Neutrino Oscillations

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Published on Jun 14, 2017

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This video is about the phenomenon of neutrino oscillations, which is where neutrinos can change flavors (ie, change between electron, muon, or tau neutrinos) because those interaction states are in non-trivial superpositions of the free traveling/mass eigenstates (𝜈1, 𝜈2 and 𝜈3).

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REFERENCES

History of Neutrino Oscillations: https://arxiv.org/pdf/hep-ph/0610064.pdf

Solar Neutrino Problem: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar...

Neutrino Oscillation on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neutrin...

Current best fit data for the mixing of neutrinos: http://www.nu-fit.org/?q=node/139

Neutrino Mixing Matrix: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ponteco...

Neutrino Oscillation https://profmattstrassler.com/article...

Neutrino Masses paper: https://arxiv.org/pdf/1307.3518.pdf

Neutral Particle Oscillation: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neutral...

Technical Intro to Neutrino Mass Mixing: http://pdg.lbl.gov/2015/reviews/rpp20...

PROSPECT project: http://prospect.yale.edu/science

Neutrino/nucleon deep inelastic scattering: https://www.nevis.columbia.edu/ccfr/i...

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