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2006-01-01 - Article/Dans un journal avec peer-review - Anglais - 8 page(s)

Kohnen Georges , IceCube Collaboration, "Limits to the muon flux from neutralino annihilations in the Sun with the AMANDA detector" in Astroparticle Physics, 24, 6

  • Edition : Elsevier Science, Amsterdam (The Netherlands)
  • Codes CREF : Physique des particules élémentaires (DI1221), Astrophysique (DI1455)
  • Unités de recherche UMONS : Physique nucléaire et subnucléaire (S824)
  • Instituts UMONS : Institut de Recherche sur les Systèmes Complexes (Complexys)
  • Centres UMONS : Algèbre, Géométrie et Interactions fondamentales (AGIF)

Abstract(s) :

(Anglais) A search for an excess of muon–neutrinos from neutralino annihilations in the Sun has been performed with the AMANDA-II neutrino detector using data collected in 143.7 days of live-time in 2001. No excess over the expected atmospheric neutrino background has been observed. An upper limit at 90% confidence level has been obtained on the annihilation rate of captured neutralinos in the Sun, as well as the corresponding muon flux limit at the Earth, both as functions of the neutralino mass in the range 100–5000 GeV.

Identifiants :
  • DOI : 10.1016/j.astropartphys.2005.09.006