Search for multimessenger signals in NOvA coincident with LIGO/Virgo detections

Acero, M A, Adamson, P, Aliaga, L, Alion, T, Allakhverdian, V, Anfimov, N, Antoshkin, A, Asquith, L, Aurisano, A, Baird, M, Booth, A C, Hartnell, J, Mayes, Brett, Méndez, D P, Zhang, Y, NOvA Collaboration, and others, (2020) Search for multimessenger signals in NOvA coincident with LIGO/Virgo detections. Physical Review D, 101 (11). a112006 1-12. ISSN 2470-0010

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Abstract

Using the NOvA neutrino detectors, a broad search has been performed for any signal coincident with 28 gravitational wave events detected by the LIGO/Virgo Collaboration between September 2015 and July 2019. For all of these events, NOvA is sensitive to possible arrival of neutrinos and cosmic rays of GeV and higher energies. For five (seven) events in the NOvA Far (Near) Detector, timely public alerts from the LIGO/Virgo Collaboration allowed recording of MeV-scale events. No signal candidates were found.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: hep-ex, hep-ex, astro-ph.HE
Schools and Departments: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences > Physics and Astronomy
SWORD Depositor: Mx Elements Account
Depositing User: Mx Elements Account
Date Deposited: 10 Jul 2020 09:23
Last Modified: 21 Jul 2020 11:30
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/92461

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