Restrictions on the neutrino magnetic dipole moment

M. J. Duncan, J. A. Grifols, A. Mendez, S. Uma Sankar

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Abstract

We examine mechanisms for producing neutrino magnetic moments from a wide class of particle theories which are extensions of the standard model. We show that it is difficult to naturally obtain a moment greater than ∼ 10-2 electron Bohr magnetons. Thus models of phenomena requiring moments of order ∼ 10-10 magnetons, such as those proposed as a resolution to the solar neutrino puzzle, are in conflict with current perceptions in particle physics. © 1987.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)304-308
JournalPhysics Letters B
Volume191
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 11 Jun 1987

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