Prospects for Beyond the Standard Model Physics Searches at the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment

, DUNE Collaboration and Blake, A. and Brailsford, D. and Cross, R. and Nowak, J. A. and Ratoff, P. (2021) Prospects for Beyond the Standard Model Physics Searches at the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment. European Physical Journal C: Particles and Fields, 81. ISSN 1434-6044

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Abstract

The Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) will be a powerful tool for a variety of physics topics. The high-intensity proton beams provide a large neutrino flux, sampled by a near detector system consisting of a combination of capable precision detectors, and by the massive far detector system located deep underground. This configuration sets up DUNE as a machine for discovery, as it enables opportunities not only to perform precision neutrino measurements that may uncover deviations from the present three-flavor mixing paradigm, but also to discover new particles and unveil new interactions and symmetries beyond those predicted in the Standard Model (SM). Of the many potential beyond the Standard Model (BSM) topics DUNE will probe, this paper presents a selection of studies quantifying DUNE's sensitivities to sterile neutrino mixing, heavy neutral leptons, non-standard interactions, CPT symmetry violation, Lorentz invariance violation, neutrino trident production, dark matter from both beam induced and cosmogenic sources, baryon number violation, and other new physics topics that complement those at high-energy colliders and significantly extend the present reach.

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Journal Article
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European Physical Journal C: Particles and Fields
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Deposited On:
22 Apr 2021 09:45
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