A search for astrophysical burst signals at the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory

Peeters, S J M and The SNO Collaboration, (2015) A search for astrophysical burst signals at the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory. Astroparticle Physics, 55. pp. 1-7. ISSN 0927-6505

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Abstract

The Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNO) has confirmed the standard solar model and neutrino oscillations through the observation of neutrinos from the solar core. In this paper we present a search for neutrinos associated with sources other than the solar core, such as gamma-ray bursts and solar flares. We present a new method for looking for temporal coincidences between neutrino events and astrophysical bursts of widely varying intensity. No correlations were found between neutrinos detected in SNO and such astrophysical sources.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Research not conducted on a Sussex grant.
Schools and Departments: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences > Physics and Astronomy
Research Centres and Groups: Experimental Particle Physics Research Group
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Depositing User: Richard Chambers
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2017 10:08
Last Modified: 08 Mar 2017 18:15
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/66810

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