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White Paper on Sterile Neutrinos

Planning Page for the White Paper on Sterile Neutrinos

This white paper builds upon the Sterile Neutrinos at the Crossroads Workshop held at Virginia Tech, Septermber 26-28, 2011. The workshop was designed to examine the evidence for and against light sterile neutrinos coming from all areas of physics (particle, nuclear, astrophysics and cosmology) and to explore possible new experiments that could be mounted to resolve the issue. At the conclusion of the workshop the concensus view of the participants was that a white paper should be written to layout the theory, review the experimental and observational data and summarize proposals for possible future experiments relevant to the light sterile neutrino.

Outline and Section Editors

(Editors: Patrick Huber, Virginia Tech and Jon Link, Virginia Tech)
  1. Theory and Motivation
    (Section Editors: Gabriela Barenboim, Valencia and Werner Rodejohann, MPI Heidelberg)
  2. Astrophysical Evidence
    (Section Editors: Kev Abazajian, UC Irvine and Yvonne Wong, Aachen)
  3. Evidence from Oscillation Experiments
    (Section Editors: Joachim Kopp, FNAL and Bill Louis, LANL)
  4. Global Picture
    (Section Editors: Thierry Lasserre, CEA Saclay and Thomas Schwetz, MPI Heidelberg)
  5. Requirements for Future Measurements
    (Section Editors: Bonnie Fleming, Yale and Joe Formaggio, MIT)
  6. Appendix: Possible Future Experiments
    (Section Editors: Patrick Huber, Virginia Tech and Jon Link, Virginia Tech)

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Draft version 2.0 (4/16/12)
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