July 29, 2015 to August 6, 2015
World Forum
Europe/Amsterdam timezone

Search for signal emission from unresolved point sources with the ANTARES neutrino telescope

Aug 4, 2015, 4:00 PM
1h
Amazon Foyer Terrace (World Forum)

Amazon Foyer Terrace

World Forum

Churchillplein 10 2517 JW Den Haag The Netherlands
Board: 271
Poster contribution NU-EX Poster 3 DM and NU

Speaker

Rodrigo Gracia (APC)

Description

We use a two point correlation analysis to look for inhomogeneities in the arrival directions of the high energy muon neutrino candidates detected by the ANTARES neutrino telescope. This approach is complementary to a point source likelihood-based search, which is mainly sensitive to one bright point like source and not to collective effects. We present the results of a search based on this two-point correlation method performed on ANTARES 2007-2012 data, providing constraints on models of a population of point sources too faint to be detected by the likelihood- based method.
Collaboration ANTARES
Registration number following "ICRC2015-I/" 526

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