3-10 August 2016
Chicago IL USA
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Results from the Search for eV-Sterile Neutrinos with IceCube (15' + 5')

4 Aug 2016, 17:00
20m
Chicago 6 ()

Chicago 6

Oral Presentation Neutrino Physics Neutrino Physics

Speaker

Dr Carlos Argüelles (MIT)

Description

The IceCube neutrino telescope at the South Pole has measured the atmospheric muon neutrino spectrum as a function of zenith angle and energy. We have performed a search for eV-scale sterile neutrinos by looking at distortion in those distributions. Such a sterile neutrino, motivated by the anomalies in short-baseline experiments, is expected to have a significant signature in the $\bar{\nu}_\mu$ survival probability due to matter induced resonant effects for energies of order 1 TeV. This effect makes this search unique and sensitive to small sterile mixings. In this talk, I will present the results of the IceCube sterile neutrino search.

Primary author

Dr Carlos Argüelles (MIT)

Presentation Materials

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