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Physics  1996 

FCNC, CP violation, and impure Majorana neutrinos

DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.56.7472

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The tree level diagonalization of a neutrino mass matrix with both Majorana and Dirac masses is discussed in a general context. Flavor changing neutral currents in such models are inevitable. Rephasing invariant quantities characterizing CP violation in FCNC Fermion-Higgs interactions are identified. At the one loop level, the mass eigenstates become an impure Majorana type. The possibility of a significant change in the mass spectrum for the left-handed neutrinos is explored, with an example of two species of neutrinos. Neutrino oscillations with impure Majorana neutrinos are also discussed.

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