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Limits on the diffuse flux of ultrahigh-energy neutrinos from the RICE experiment
Author(s): J. Adams; Chris Allen; A. Bean; David Z. Besson; D. J. Box; R. Buniy; J. Drees; George M. Frichter; Igor Kravchenko; D. McKay; J. Meyers; T. Miller; L. Perry; L. Piccirillo; John Peter Ralston; S. Razzaque; D. W. Schmitz; David Seckel; S. Seunarine; G. M. Spiczak
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Paper Abstract

Upper limits are presented on the diffuse flux of ultra-high energy neutrinos, based on analysis of data taken by the RICE experiment during August, 2000. The RICE receiver array at South Pole monitors cold ice for radio-wavelength Cherenkov radiation resulting from neutrino-induced in-ice showers. For energies above 1 EeV, RICE monitors over 25 km3 sr. We discuss limits based on both hadronic and electromagnetic showers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 March 2003
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 4858, Particle Astrophysics Instrumentation, (3 March 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.458025
Show Author Affiliations
J. Adams, Univ. of Canterbury (New Zealand)
Chris Allen, Univ. of Kansas (United States)
A. Bean, Univ. of Kansas (United States)
David Z. Besson, Univ. of Kansas (United States)
D. J. Box, Univ. of Kansas (United States)
R. Buniy, Univ. of Kansas (United States)
J. Drees, Univ. of Kansas (United States)
George M. Frichter, Florida State Univ. (United States)
Igor Kravchenko, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)
D. McKay, Univ. of Kansas (United States)
J. Meyers, Univ. of Kansas (United States)
T. Miller, Univ. of Delaware (United States)
L. Perry, Univ. of Kansas (United States)
L. Piccirillo, Univ. of Delaware (United States)
John Peter Ralston, Univ. of Kansas (United States)
S. Razzaque, Univ. of Kansas (United States)
D. W. Schmitz, Univ. of Kansas (United States)
David Seckel, Univ. of Delaware (United States)
S. Seunarine, Univ. of Canterbury (New Zealand)
G. M. Spiczak, Univ. of Delaware (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4858:
Particle Astrophysics Instrumentation
Peter W. Gorham, Editor(s)

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