Mathematical Physics


Majorana Neutrino: Chirality and Helicity

Authors: Valeriy V. Dvoeglazov

We introduce the Majorana spinors in the momentum representation. They obey the Dirac-like equation with eight components, which has been first introduced by Markov. Thus, the Fock space for corresponding quantum fields is doubled (as shown by Ziino). Particular attention has been paid to the questions of chirality and helicity (two concepts which frequently are confused in the literature) for Dirac and Majorana states.

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[v1] 26 Aug 2011

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