Lorentz Symmetry and High-Energy Neutrino Astronomy

Carlos A. Argüelles, Teppei Katori*

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The search of the violation of Lorentz symmetry, or Lorentz violation (LV), is an active research field. The effects of LV are expected to be very small, and special systems are often used to search it. High-energy astrophysical neutrinos offer a unique system to search signatures of LV, due to the three factors: high neutrino energy, long propagation distance, and the presence of quantum mechanical interference. In this brief review, we introduce tests of LV and summarize existing searches of LV, using atmospheric and astrophysical neutrinos.
Original languageEnglish
Article number490
Issue number12
Early online date12 Dec 2021
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2021


  • Lorentz and CPT symmetry
  • standard-model extension
  • quantum gravity
  • astrophysical neutrinos
  • IceCube


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