Ervin Goldfain. Photon-Neutrino Symmetry and the OPERA Anomaly

Natural Sciences / Physics / Particle physics

Submitted on: Feb 24, 2012, 18:48:43

Description: The OPERA collaboration has recently claimed discovery of superluminal propagation of neutrino beams. Excluding the possibility of unaccounted measurement errors, the most natural interpretation of OPERA anomaly is that, sufficiently far from the source of electroweak interactions, single-flavor ultra-relativistic neutrinos and photons may be regarded as components of the same field. In particular, we suggest that it is possible to construct a neutrino-photon doublet where the two components behave as dual entities. We examine conditions that enable the symmetry between neutrinos and photons to be unbroken. The benefit of this interpretation is that Lorentz invariance stays valid regardless of the relative velocity of neutrinos and their mean energy.

The abstract of this article has been published in the "Intellectual Archive Bulletin" , February 2012, ISSN 1929-1329.

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