EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 137, 2017XIIth Quark Confinement and the Hadron Spectrum
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Section||Section F: Nuclear and Astroparticle Physics|
|Published online||22 March 2017|
Chiral transport of neutrinos in supernovae
Department of Physics, Keio University, Yokohama 223-8522, Japan
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Published online: 22 March 2017
The conventional neutrino transport theory for core-collapse supernovae misses one key property of neutrinos: the left-handedness. The chirality of neutrinos modifies the hydrodynamic behavior at the macroscopic scale and leads to topological transport phenomena. We argue that such transport phenomena should play important roles in the evolution of core-collapse supernovae, and, in particular, lead to a tendency toward the inverse energy cascade from small to larger scales, which may be relevant to the origin of the supernova explosion.
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