PoS - Proceedings of Science
Volume 301 - 35th International Cosmic Ray Conference (ICRC2017) - Session Neutrino. NU-astrophysical neutrinos
Search for time correlations between ANTARES neutrino candidates and IceCube/High-Energy Starting Events
G. Illuminati,* A. Coleiro, J. Barrios on behalf of the ANTARES Collaboration
*corresponding author
Full text: pdf
Pre-published on: August 16, 2017
Published on: August 03, 2018
Abstract
We present a search for ANTARES neutrino events in spatial and temporal coincidence with IceCube High-Energy Starting Events (HESE). This analysis uses a maximum likelihood ratio approach based on track events due to muons induced by neutrino interactions observed with ANTARES. Each HESE is treated as the signature of a potential transient neutrino source while the neutrino burst duration, the source direction and the number of ANTARES signal events are obtained as those maximising the likelihood. Before applying the method to the unblinded ANTARES dataset, its sensitivity and discovery potential are computed through dedicated pseudo-experiments. This study provides an effective way to acquire information on the possible origin of the IceCube astrophysical signal from transient sources.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22323/1.301.0987
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.