High-energy neutrino attenuation in the Earth and its associated uncertainties

  title={High-energy neutrino attenuation in the Earth and its associated uncertainties},
  author={Aaron C. Vincent and Carlos A. Arguelles and Ali Kheirandish},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology},
We describe nuFATE Neutrino Fast Attenuation Through Earth, a very rapid method of accurately computing the attenuation of high-energy neutrinos during their passage through Earth to detectors such as IceCube, ANTARES or KM3Net, including production of secondary neutrinos from $\tau^\pm$ lepton decay. We then use this method to quantify the error on attenuation due to uncertainties in the isotropic neutrino spectrum, the composition of the Earth, and the parton distribution functions. We show… 

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