23-28 June 2014
Amsterdam
Europe/Zurich timezone

ANTARES constraints on the neutrino flux from the Milky Way

24 Jun 2014, 18:10
20m
Room 5 (Tuschinski Theatre)

Room 5

Tuschinski Theatre

Presentation Neutrinos Neutrinos

Speaker

Erwin Visser (Nikhef)

Description

A guaranteed source of neutrinos is the production in cosmic ray interactions with the interstellar matter in our galaxy. The Antares neutrino telescope located in the Mediterranean Sea offers a high visibility of the central region of the Milky Way where most of this diffuse neutrino flux is expected. Antares data from 2007-2012 were used to compare the flux from a region centered around the Galactic center, extending 39 degrees in galactic longitude and 4.5 degrees in galactic latitude, with the flux from multiple equivalent off-source regions. The analysis will be presented together with the resulting constraints on the diffuse emission of high energy neutrinos from the Galactic plane.

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