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28 July 2020 to 6 August 2020
virtual conference
Europe/Prague timezone

Non-Standard Interactions in Radiative Neutrino Mass Models

31 Jul 2020, 12:15
virtual conference

virtual conference

Talk 02. Neutrino Physics Neutrino Physics


Dr SUDIP JANA (Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik)


Models of radiative Majorana neutrino masses require new scalars and/or fermions to induce lepton number violating interactions. We show that these new particles also generate observable neutrino nonstandard interactions (NSI) with the matter. We classify radiative models as type-I or II, with type-I models containing at least one Standard Model (SM) particle inside the loop diagram generating neutrino mass, and type-II models having no SM particle inside the loop. While type-II radiative models do not generate NSI at tree-level, popular models which fall under the type-I category are shown, somewhat surprisingly, to generate observable NSI at tree-level, while being consistent with direct and indirect constraints from colliders, electroweak precision data and charged lepton flavor violation (cLFV). We survey such models where neutrino masses arise at one, two and three loops. The most stringent constraints on the diagonal NSI are found to come from neutrino oscillation and scattering experiments, while the off-diagonal NSI are mostly constrained by low-energy processes, such as atomic parity violation and cLFV. These results will be presented.

Primary authors

Dr SUDIP JANA (Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik) Kaladi Babu (Oklahoma State University) Dr Bhupal Dev (Washington University in St. Louis) anil thapa (Oklahoma State University)

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