The neutrino was discovered experimentally over 60 years ago, but it remains a particle that has not given up all its secrets just yet. Oscillations between the flavour states are now well established and studied in great detail in a large number of experiments. An interesting hint from the Nova and T2K experiments is that neutrinos and antineutrinos may not oscillate in the same way, given a perhaps strong CP violation in the neutrino sector. That would be extremely relevant for models attempting to explain the matter-antimatter asymmetry in the Universe. These lectures will report the present understanding of neutrino physics and oscillations and will also discuss the potential of the (near) future experiments that are being constructed or planned.
Short bio: Stefan Söldner-Rembold is Professor at the University of Manchester and has been Spokesperson of the DUNE Collaboration since 2018. He is also a member of the MicroBooNE, SBND, and SuperNEMO Collaborations. He graduated from the University of Bonn in 1987 and received his doctorate from the Technical University of Munich in 1992, working at the Max Planck Institute and on the Fermilab fixed target programme. He worked at the University of Freiburg from 1992 to 1999, where he received his Habilitation in 1996. He held a Heisenberg Fellowship of the German Research Foundation from 1999 to 2003 and joined the faculty of the University of Manchester in 2003, where he is now Head of Department. He was Spokesperson of the DØ Collaboration at the Tevatron from 2009 to 2011 and served as Physics Coordinator of the DØ Collaboration and of the OPAL Collaboration at LEP. He is a fellow of the American Physical Society and of the Institute of Physics (IoP), and he received a Royal Society Wolfson Research Award in 2013 and the IoP’s Chadwick Medal and Prize in 2018.
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