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Neutrino mixing

  1. Jun 19, 2007 #1
    On page 3 of the following pdf:

    the paragraph after equation 13.12, there's a line that says:
    "Thus, if U is not real, the neutrino..... When CPT holds, any difference between these probabilities indicates a violation of CP invariance."

    I don't understand how it should be a violation of CP invariance, and not CPT invariance that is violated.
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  3. Jun 27, 2007 #2


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    It's correct, but confusing. When the author writes "any difference between these probabilities", by "these probabilities" he refers to the probabilities calculated in equation (13.8), not the probabilities calculated in (13.12).
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