PoS - Proceedings of Science
Volume 301 - 35th International Cosmic Ray Conference (ICRC2017) - Session Neutrino. NU-instrumentation
Optimization of ARIANNA station configuration
S. Barwick* on behalf of the ARIANNA collaboration
*corresponding author
Full text: pdf
Pre-published on: June 05, 2018
Published on: August 03, 2018
Abstract
Recent measurements of the horizontal propagation properties of radio pulses through stratified polar firn indicate that surface detectors can observe signals from neutrino interactions throughout a much larger volume than previously considered. The evidence for horizontal propagation will be briefly summarized. Motivated by this new opportunity, the ARIANNA simulation tool to assess performance was upgraded to investigate traditional antenna receivers such as LPDA and fat dipoles in any orientation, pointing direction and geometrical position. The antenna response was computed for expected depth beneath the firn-air boundary and the separation between stations was also re-optimized to maximize sensitivity at 10^18 eV. In addition, the investigations consider locations at the ARIANNA site at Moore's Bay on the Ross Ice Shelf and at the South Pole. We conclude with a discussion of the ramifications of these studies.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22323/1.301.1042
How to cite

Metadata are provided both in "article" format (very similar to INSPIRE) as this helps creating very compact bibliographies which can be beneficial to authors and readers, and in "proceeding" format which is more detailed and complete.

Open Access
Creative Commons LicenseCopyright owned by the author(s) under the term of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.