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Neutrino Astrophysics

  1. Wick C. Haxton

Published Online: 15 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/3527600434.eap696

Encyclopedia of Applied Physics

Encyclopedia of Applied Physics

How to Cite

Haxton, W. C. 2009. Neutrino Astrophysics. Encyclopedia of Applied Physics. 221–256.

Author Information

  1. University of Washington, Institute for Nuclear Theory, Department of Physics, Seattle, WA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2009

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Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    Solar Neutrinos
    • 2.1
      The Standard Solar Model
    • 2.2
      SNO and Super-Kamiokande
    • 2.3
      Neutrino Mass and Oscillations
    • 2.4
      Solar Neutrinos: Outlook
  • 3
    Atmospheric Neutrinos
    • 3.1
      The Neutrino Source
    • 3.2
      Atmospheric Neutrinos and Proton-Decay Detectors
    • 3.3
      Outlook
  • 4
    Supernovae Neutrinos and Nucleosynthesis
    • 4.1
      The Explosion Mechanism and Neutrino Burst
    • 4.2
      Supernova Neutrino Physics
  • 5
    Neutrinos and Nucleosynthesis
    • 5.1
      Neutrinos in Big-Bang Nucleosynthesis (BBN)
    • 5.2
      The Neutrino Process
    • 5.3
      The r-Process
  • 6
    Neutrino Cooling and Red Giants
    • 6.1
      Red Giants and Helium Ignition
    • 6.2
      Neutrino Magnetic Moments
  • 7
    High-Energy Astrophysical Neutrinos
    • 7.1
      Neutrino Production by Cosmic Rays
    • 7.2
      Point Sources and Neutrino Telescopes
  • 8
    Acknowledgments

Keywords:

  • neutrino;
  • Big Bang;
  • standard solar model;
  • cosmic ray;
  • quarks