Network in Neutrinos, Nuclear Astrophysics, and Symmetries (N3AS) Seminars

<< Summer 2021 Fall 2021 Spring 2022 >>
Subscribe your calendar or receive email announcements of events

Events During the Week of November 21st through November 27th, 2021

Monday, November 22nd, 2021

No events scheduled

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2021

New developments on the physics of neutrino fast flavor conversion
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Place: Meeting ID: 994 6425 2867
Speaker: Ian Padilla-Gay , Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen
Abstract: In dense astrophysical environments, the neutrino and antineutrino densities are so extreme that neutrino-neutrino coherent forward scattering leads to collective neutrino oscillations, perhaps affecting the core-collapse mechanism and the nucleosynthesis of elements heavier than iron in compact binary remnants. Due to the profound potential implications for the source's physics, the so-called neutrino fast pairwise flavor conversion (FFC) is a topic of intense research. Currently, FFC poses significant challenges for its implementation in realistic astrophysical environments due to its fast timescale, and thus a fully self-consistent simulation of astrophysical sources that includes FFC is not yet available. In this talk, I will discuss under which conditions one should anticipate large neutrino flavor conversion and answer the long-elusive question of identifying a systematic method to predict the final flavor outcome by relying entirely on the initial electron-lepton-number spectrum. Meeting ID: 994 6425 2867
Host: Baha Balantekin
Add this event to your calendar

Wednesday, November 24th, 2021

No events scheduled

Thursday, November 25th, 2021

No events scheduled

Friday, November 26th, 2021

No events scheduled