Probing new physics models of neutrinoless double beta decay with SuperNEMO

Université de Bordeaux, Centre d’Etudes Nucléaires de Bordeaux Gradignan, UMR 5797, 33175 Gradignan, France; CNRS/IN2P3, Centre d’Etudes Nucléaires de Bordeaux Gradignan, UMR 5797, 33175 Gradignan, France
European Physical Journal C (Impact Factor: 5.44). 70(4):927-943. DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-010-1481-5
Source: arXiv

ABSTRACT The possibility to probe new physics scenarios of light Majorana neutrino exchange and right-handed currents at the planned
next generation neutrinoless double β decay experiment SuperNEMO is discussed. Its ability to study different isotopes and track the outgoing electrons provides
the means to discriminate different underlying mechanisms for the neutrinoless double β decay by measuring the decay half-life and the electron angular and energy distributions.

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