Quantum Gravity and String Theory


Arithmetic Information in Particle Mixing

Authors: M. D. Sheppeard

Quantum information theory motivates certain choices for parameterizations of the CKM and MNS mixing matrices. In particular, we consider the rephasing invariant parameterization of Kuo and Lee, which is given by a sum of real circulants. Noting the relation of this parameterization to complex rotation matrices we find a potential reduction in the degrees of freedom required for the CKM matrix.

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[v1] 6 Aug 2010
[v2] 9 Sep 2010
[v3] 23 Oct 2010
[v4] 23 Dec 2010
[v5] 7 Feb 2011
[v6] 2012-02-07 17:29:28
[v7] 2013-05-14 19:52:56
[v8] 2013-06-12 17:04:07

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