2004 will see the publication in New Journal of Physics of a Focus Issue on the topic of Neutrino Physics. Its objective is to form an extensive, open-access resource that provides a collective representation of the latest research conducted in the field. The articles below represent the first contributions and further additions from leading groups within the astrophysical, experimental and theoretical neutrino communities will appear later in the year.
Searching for dark matter with neutrino telescopes
Dan Hooper and Joseph Silk
Solar models and solar neutrino oscillations
John N Bahcall and Carlos Peña-Garay
Supersymmetric origin of neutrino mass
M Hirsch and J W F Valle
The role of neutrinos, rotations and magnetic fields in collapse-driven supernovae
Shoichi Yamada, Kei Kotake and Tatsuya Yamasaki
Physics of the neutrino mass
R N Mohapatra
New plots and parameter degeneracies in neutrino oscillations
Non-Abelian discrete symmetries and neutrino masses: two examples
Some aspects of thermal leptogenesis
W Buchmüller, P Di Bari and M Plümacher
Models of neutrino masses and mixings
Guido Altarelli1 and Ferruccio Feruglio
Neutrinos in cosmology
Neutrino masses, mixing, Majorana CP-violating phases and (β β)0ν decay
S T Petcov
Stefan Antusch and S F King
Neutrino telescopes in the Mediterranean Sea
J Carr and G Hallewell
SNEWS: the SuperNova Early Warning System
Pietro Antonioli, Richard Tresch Fienberg, Fabrice Fleurot, Yoshiyuki Fukuda, Walter Fulgione, Alec Habig, Jaret Heise, Arthur B McDonald, Corrinne Mills, Toshio Namba, Leif J Robinson, Kate Scholberg, Michael Schwendener, Roger W Sinnott, Blake Stacey, Yoichiro Suzuki, Réda Tafirout, Carlo Vigorito, Brett Viren, Clarence Virtue and Antonino Zichichi
BBN for pedestrians
James P Kneller and Gary Steigman
A B McDonald
Status of global fits to neutrino oscillations
Michele Maltoni, Thomas Schwetz, Mariam Tórtola and José W F Valle
Unity of CP and T violation in neutrino oscillations
Martin Blom and Hisakazu Minakata
Neutral currents and tests of three-neutrino unitarity in long-baseline experiments
V Barger, S Geer and K Whisnant
Evidence for the MSW effect
Gianluigi Fogli and Eligio Lisi
Extra-galactic sources of high-energy neutrinos
Reactor neutrino oscillation studies with KamLAND
The particle physics reach of high-energy neutrino astronomy
Tao Han and Dan Hooper
Relic neutrino background from cosmological supernovae
Shin'ichiro Ando and Katsuhiko Sato
Massive neutrinos and flavour violation
Antonio Masiero, Sudhir K Vempati and Oscar Vives
Next generation double-beta decay experiments: metrics for their evaluation
F T Avignone III, G S King III and Yu G Zdesenko
Neutrino mixing and nucleosynthesis in core-collapse supernovae
A B Balantekin and H Yüksel
Neutrino masses from cosmological probes
Øystein Elgarøy and Ofer Lahav
Leptonic CP violation and neutrino mass models
Gustavo C Branco and M N Rebelo
Neutrino detection with inclined air showers
Articles commissioned for this issue will cover:
Neutrinos and Supernovae:
- Neutrino flux produced in a galactic collapse
- Role of neutrinos in the explosion mechanism
- SNEWS supernova watch network
Neutrinos and Cosmology:
- A review
- MAP data and galaxy-galaxy correlations
- Indirect searches for dark matter
- Review of the sources and the detection methods
- AMANDA neutrinos and IceCube
- Mediterranean detectors
- Mediterranean kilometre-scale detector (NEMO)
- Particle physics reach of neutrino `astronomy' such as the search for dark matter or extra dimensions
- Horizontal air shower detection by Auger and some proposed dedicated experiments
- Neutrino masses, flavours and CP violation
- Double beta-decays and neutrino properties
- Reactor neutrino oscillation studies with KamLAND
- Solar neutrinos
- Atmospheric neutrinos
- Accelerator-based long baseline neutrino oscillation studies
- Relic supernova neutrino observations
- Overview of current status of oscillations/global fits
- Evidence for the MSW effect
- CP and T violation in neutrino oscillations
- Three flavour effects in neutrino oscillations
- Oscillation parameter degeneracies
- The physics potential of future long baseline oscillation experiments
- Future long baseline accelerator experiments
Neutrinoless Double Beta-Decay:
- The status of double beta decay
- Experimental prospects for neutrinoless double beta decay
- Theoretical interpretation of results
Neutrino Mass Models:
- Overview of neutrino mass models
- Phenomenological models of neutrino masses and mixing
- SUSY GUTs and neutrinos
- Symmetries and neutrino masses
- Leptonic CP violation in neutrino mass models
- Neutrino mass models and the baryon asymmetry
- Neutrino masses and supersymmetry
- The see-saw mechanism
- Supernovae and neutrinos
- Theoretical implications for neutrino physics from supernovae
- Sources of UHE neutrinos
- High-energy neutrinos
Neutrinos and Cosmology:
- Neutrino mass and cosmological structure formation
- Neutrios and the early universe
- Neutrinos and big bang nucleosynthesis
- Solar models and neutrinos
- Nuclear cross-sections and matrix elements in neutrino physics
Francis Halzen, Wisconsin University, Madison, USA
Manfred Lindner, Technische Universität München, Germany
Atsuto Suzuki, Tohoku University, Japan
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