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Título: Anomaly-free U(1) gauge symmetries in neutrino seesaw flavor models
Autor: Cebola, Luis M.
Emmanuel-Costa, David
Felipe, Ricardo Gonzalez
Palavras-chave: Mass Matrix
Data: 9-Dez-2013
Editora: Amer Physical SOC
Citação: CEBOLA, Luis M.; EMMANUEL-COSTA, David; FELIPE, Ricardo Gonzalez - Anomaly-free U(1) gauge symmetries in neutrino seesaw flavor models. Physical Review D. (2013).
Relatório da Série N.º: ;116008
Resumo: Adding right-handed neutrino singlets and/or fermion triplets to the particle content of the standard model allows for the implementation of the seesaw mechanism to give mass to neutrinos and, simultaneously, for the construction of anomaly-free gauge group extensions of the theory. We consider Abelian extensions based on an extra U(1)(X) gauge symmetry, where X is an arbitrary linear combination of the baryon number B and the individual lepton numbers L-e,L-mu,L-tau. By requiring cancellation of gauge anomalies, we perform a detailed analysis in order to identify the charge assignments under the new gauge symmetry that lead to neutrino phenomenology compatible with current experiments. In particular, we study how the new symmetry can constrain the flavor structure of the Majorana neutrino mass matrix, leading to two-zero textures with a minimal extra fermion and scalar content. The possibility of distinguishing different gauge symmetries and seesaw realizations at colliders is also briefly discussed.
Descrição: Agência Financiadora: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) - PEst-OE/FIS/UI0777/2013; CERN/FP/123580/2011; PTDC/FIS-NUC/0548/2012
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.21/3833
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.88.116008
ISSN: 1550-7998
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