Deep-sea acoustic neutrino detection and the AMADEUS system as a multi-purpose acoustic array

  title={Deep-sea acoustic neutrino detection and the AMADEUS system as a multi-purpose acoustic array},
  author={Robert Lahmann and for the Star Collaboration},
  journal={Nuclear Instruments \& Methods in Physics Research Section A-accelerators Spectrometers Detectors and Associated Equipment},
  • R. Lahmann, F. T. Collaboration
  • Published 2 January 2009
  • Physics
  • Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section A-accelerators Spectrometers Detectors and Associated Equipment
Abstract The use of conventional neutrino telescope methods and technology for detecting neutrinos with energies above 1 EeV from astrophysical sources would be prohibitively expensive and may turn out to be technically not feasible. Acoustic detection is a promising alternative for future deep-sea neutrino telescopes operating in this energy regime. It utilises the effect that the energy deposit of the particle cascade evolving from a neutrino interaction in water generates a coherently… 

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