Sensitivity of the SHiP experiment to Heavy Neutral Leptons


Ahdida C., Albanese R., Alexandrov A., Anokhina A., Aoki S., Arduini G., ...More

JOURNAL OF HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS, vol.2019, no.4, 2019 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 2019 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/jhep04(2019)077
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Keywords: Beyond Standard Model, Fixed target experiments, PROCESSES INVOLVING NEUTRINOS, MAJORANA NEUTRINOS, STERILE NEUTRINOS, GENERAL-THEORY, DARK-MATTER, SEARCH, DECAYS, MASSES, BOUNDS, VMSM

Abstract

Heavy Neutral Leptons (HNLs) are hypothetical particles predicted by many extensions of the Standard Model. These particles can, among other things, explain the origin of neutrino masses, generate the observed matter-antimatter asymmetry in the Universe and provide a dark matter candidate.