Limits on a muon flux from neutralino annihilations in the sun with the IceCube 22-string detector.

  title={Limits on a muon flux from neutralino annihilations in the sun with the IceCube 22-string detector.},
  author={R. U. Abbasi and Yasser Abdou and Markus Ackermann and J. H. Jr. Adams and Markus Ahlers and Karen Andeen and Jan Auffenberg and Xinhua Bai and Mark Baker and Steven W. Barwick and Ryan Bay and J. L. Bazo Alba and K. Beattie and James J. Beatty and S. Bechet and Julia K. Becker and Kathrin Becker and Mohamed Lotfi Benabderrahmane and Jens Berdermann and Patrick Berghaus and David Berley and Elisa Bernardini and Daniel Bertrand and David Z. Besson and Martin Bissok and Erik Blaufuss and David J. Boersma and Christian Bohm and Julien Bolmont and Sebastian B{\"o}ser and Olga Botner and Laura C. Bradley and J. Braun and D. Breder and Thomas Burgess and Thierry Castermans and Dmitry Chirkin and Brian John Christy and John Mason Clem and S. D. Cohen and Douglas Cowen and M. D'agostino and Matthias Danninger and Christian Day and C. De Clercq and L. Demir{\"o}rs and O. Depaepe and Freija Descamps and Paolo Desiati and G de Vries-Uiterweerd and Tyce DeYoung and Juan Carlos D{\'i}az-V{\'e}lez and Jens Dreyer and Jonathan Dumm and M. R. Duvoort and W. R. Edwards and Robert Ehrlich and Jonathan Eisch and R. W. Ellsworth and Olle Engdeg{\aa}rd and Sebastian Euler and Paul A. Evenson and O. Fadiran and Ali R. Fazely and Tom Feusels and Kirill Filimonov and Chad Finley and M. M. Foerster and Brendan Fox and Anna Franckowiak and Robert Franke and Thomas K. Gaisser and John S. Gallagher and R. Ganugapati and Lisa Marie Gerhardt and Laura E. Gladstone and Azriel Goldschmidt and Jordan A. Goodman and R. Gozzini and Darren Grant and Timo Griesel and Axel Gro{\ss} and Sean Grullon and R. M. Gunasingha and M. Gurtner and Chang Hyon Ha and Allan Hallgren and Francis Halzen and Ke Han and Kael D. Hanson and Y. Hasegawa and John Heise and Klaus Helbing and Ph. Herquet and Stephanie Virginia Hickford and Gary C. Hill and K. D. Hoffman and Kotoyo Hoshina and Daan Hubert and Warren Huelsnitz and Jan-Patrick H{\"u}l{\ss} and Per Olof Hulth and Klas Hultqvist and Shahid Hussain and Richard Imlay and M. Inaba and Aya Ishihara and Janet S. Jacobsen and George S. Japaridze and H. Johansson and J. Mangano Joseph and K-H. Kampert and Alexander Kappes and Timo Karg and Albrecht Karle and John Lawrence Kelley and Patrick J. Kenny and Joanna Kiryluk and Fabian Kislat and Spencer R. Klein and S. Klepser and S{\'e}bastien Knops and Georges Kohnen and Hermann Kolanoski and Lutz K{\"o}pke and Marek Kowalski and Thomas Kowarik and Mark Krasberg and Kyler W. Kuehn and Takao Kuwabara and Mathieu L. M. Labare and Sven Lafebre and Karim Laihem and Hagar Landsman and Robert J. Lauer and Henri Leich and Dirk Lennarz and A. Lucke and Johan Lundberg and Jan D. L{\"u}nemann and Joren C. Madsen and P. Majumdar and Reina Maruyama and Keiichi Mase and Howard S. Matis and C. P. McParland and Kevin J. Meagher and Martin Merck and P{\'e}ter M{\'e}sz{\'a}ros and Eike Middell and Natalie Milke and Hiroko Miyamoto and A. Mohr and Teresa Montaruli and R. Morse and Steven Movit and K. S. M{\"u}nich and Rolf Nahnhauer and Jiwoo Nam and Peter Niessen and David R. Nygren and Sirin Odrowski and Alexander R. Olivas and M. Olivo and Masaomi Ono and Sebastian Panknin and Simon J. Patton and C. P{\'e}rez de los Heros and Jelena Petrovic and A. Piegsa and Damian Pieloth and A. C. Pohl and Rodin Antonio Porrata and Nils Potthoff and P. Buford Price and Michael Prikockis and Gerald T. Przybylski and Katherine Rawlins and Peter Christian Redl and Elisa Resconi and Wolfgang Rhode and Mathieu Ribordy and Alfio Rizzo and Jo{\~a}o Paulo Rodrigues and P. Roth and F. Rothmaier and Carsten Rott and C{\'e}cile Roucelle and D. Rutledge and Dirk Ryckbosch and Heinz Georg Sander and Sujit Sarkar and Konstancja Satalecka and Stefan Schlenstedt and Thomas Schmidt and D. Schneider and Anne Schukraft and O. Schulz and Matthias Schunck and David Seckel and Benjamin Semburg and S H Seo and Yolanda Sestayo and Surujhdeo Seunarine and A. Silvestri and Alan Slipak and Glenn M. Spiczak and Ch. Spiering and Michael Stamatikos and Todor Stanev and G. Stephens and Thorsten Stezelberger and Robert G. Stokstad and M. C. Stoufer and Stanislav Stoyanov and Erik A. Strahler and Troy Straszheim and K-H. Sulanke and Gregory W. Sullivan and Q. Swillens and Ignacio Taboada and Oksana Tarasova and Andreas Tepe and Samvel Ter-Antonyan and C. Terranova and Serap Tilav and Martin Tluczykont and Patrick A. Toale and Delia Tosi and Dusan Turcan and Nick van Eijndhoven and J. Vandenbroucke and A Van Overloop and B. Voigt and Ch. Walck and Tilo Waldenmaier and Mark Walter and Christopher H. Wendt and Stefan Westerhoff and Nathan Whitehorn and Christopher Wiebusch and Albert Wiedemann and Gustav Wikstr{\"o}m and D. R. W. Williams and Ralf Wischnewski and Henrike Wissing and Kurt Woschnagg and X. W. Xu and Gaurang B. Yodh and Shigeru Yoshida},
  journal={Physical review letters},
  volume={102 20},
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