Jun 23 – 28, 2014
Europe/Zurich timezone

Search for a diffuse cosmic neutrino flux using the ANTARES data from 2007-2012

Jun 24, 2014, 5:40 PM
Room 5 (Tuschinski Theatre)

Room 5

Tuschinski Theatre

Presentation Neutrinos Neutrinos


Florian Folger (University of Erlangen)


The ANTARES neutrino telescope, located in the deep sea offshore the French Mediterranean coast, aims at the detection of cosmic neutrinos in the TeV/PeV range. It has been continuously taking data since 2007. In this contribution a search for a diffuse cosmic neutrino flux is presented. The focus is laid on a recently finished analysis of showering events induced by all three neutrino flavours from an effective data taking lifetime of 1247 days. Further, earlier searches for a diffuse cosmic neutrino flux with muon neutrino induced track events are summarized. As none of these studies has measured a statistically significant excess of cosmic neutrinos over the atmospheric background, $90\,\%$ confidence upper limits on the flux have been set.

Primary author

Florian Folger (University of Erlangen)

Presentation materials