Theoretical implications of the combined solar neutrino observations

S. A. Bludman, N. Hata, D. C. Kennedy, P. G. Langacker

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Abstract

Constraints on the core temperature of the Sun and on neutrino-oscillation parameters are obtained by comparing the combined Homestake, Kamiokande, SAGE and GALLEX solar neutrino data with Standard Solar Models (SSM) and with non-standard solar models parameterized by a phenomenological central temperature (Tc). If the Sun is 2% cooler of 3% warmer than predicted by SSMs, the MSW parameters we determine are consistent with different grand unified theories.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)156-160
Number of pages5
JournalNuclear Physics B (Proceedings Supplements)
Volume31
Issue numberC
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1993

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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