Neutrino interferometry for high-precision tests of Lorentz symmetry with IceCube

@article{Aartsen2018NeutrinoIF,
  title={Neutrino interferometry for high-precision tests of Lorentz symmetry with IceCube},
  author={IceCube Collaboration M.G. Aartsen and Markus Ackermann and J. H. Adams and Juan Antonio Aguilar and Markus Ahlers and Maximilian Ahrens and Imen Al Samarai and David Altmann and Karen Andeen and Tyler Brooks Anderson and I. Ansseau and Gisela Anton and Carlos A. Arguelles and Jan Auffenberg and Spencer N. Axani and Hadis Bagherpour and Xinhua Bai and J. P. Barron and Steven W. Barwick and V. Baum and Ryan Bay and James J. Beatty and Julia K. Becker Tjus and Kathrin Becker and Segev BenZvi and David Berley and Elisa Bernardini and David Z. Besson and Gary Binder and Daniel Bindig and Erik Blaufuss and S. Blot and Christian Bohm and M. Borner and Fabian Bos and Debanjan Bose and Sebastian Boser and Olga Botner and {\'E}tienne Bourbeau and James Bourbeau and F. Bradascio and J. Braun and Lionel Brayeur and M. Brenzke and Hans-Peter Bretz and Stephanie Bron and Jannes Brostean-Kaiser and A. Burgman and Tessa Carver and James Casey and Martin Casier and E. Cheung and Dmitry Chirkin and Asen Christov and Ken Clark and Lew Classen and Stefan Coenders and Gabriel H. Collin and Janet M. Conrad and D. F. Cowen and R. Cross and Melanie Day and J.P.A.M. de Andr'e and Catherine De Clercq and J. J. DeLaunay and Hans Peter Dembinski and Simon De Ridder and Paolo Desiati and Krijn D. de Vries and G. de Wasseige and Meike de With and Tyce DeYoung and J. C. D'iaz-V'elez and V. di Lorenzo and H. Dujmovic and Jonathan Dumm and Matthew Dunkman and Emily Dvorak and Benjamin Eberhardt and Thomas Ehrhardt and Bj{\"o}rn Eichmann and P. Eller and Paul A. Evenson and Sam Fahey and Ali R. Fazely and John Felde and Kirill Filimonov and Chad Finley and Samuel Flis and Anna Franckowiak and E. Friedman and T. Fuchs and Thomas K. Gaisser and J. Gallagher and Lisa Marie Gerhardt and Karim Ghorbani and William Giang and Theo Glauch and Thorsten Glusenkamp and Azriel Goldschmidt and J. G. Gonzalez and Darren Grant and Zachary Griffith and Christian Haack and Allan Hallgren and Francis Halzen and Kael D. Hanson and Dustin Hebecker and David Heereman and Klaus Helbing and Robert Eugene Hellauer and Stephanie Virginia Hickford and Joshua Hignight and Gary C. Hill and K. D. Hoffman and Ruth Hoffmann and Ben Hokanson-Fasig and Kotoyo Hoshina and Feifei Huang and Martin E. Huber and Klas Hultqvist and Mirco Hunnefeld and Seongjin In and Aya Ishihara and Emanuel Jacobi and George S. Japaridze and Minjin Jeong and Kyle Jero and B. J. P. Jones and Piotr Kalaczyński and W. Kang and Alexander Kappes and Timo Karg and Albrecht Karle and Teppei Katori and Uli Katz and Matthew Kauer and Azadeh Keivani and John Lawrence Kelley and Ali Kheirandish and James Kim and M. S. Kim and T. Kintscher and Joanna Kiryluk and Teresa Kittler and Spencer R. Klein and Georges Kohnen and Ramesh Koirala and Hermann Kolanoski and Lutz Kopke and Claudio Kopper and Sandro Kopper and J P Koschinsky and D. Jason Koskinen and Marek Kowalski and Kai Michael Krings and Mike Kroll and G. Kruckl and Jan Kunnen and Samridha Kunwar and Naoko Kurahashi and Takao Kuwabara and Andreas L Kyriacou and Mathieu L. M. Labare and Justin Lanfranchi and Michael James Larson and F. Lauber and Mariola Lesiak-Bzdak and Martin Leuermann and Q. R. Liu and L. Lu and Jan Lunemann and W. Luszczak and J. Madsen and Giuliano Maggi and Kendall Brianna McConnel Mahn and Sarah Mancina and Shivesh Mandalia and Reina Maruyama and Keiichi Mase and Ryan Maunu and Frank McNally and Kevin J. Meagher and Morten Medici and M. Meier and Thorben Menne and G. Merino and Thomas Meures and Sandra Miarecki and Jessica Micallef and G. Moment'e and Teresa Montaruli and R. W. Moore and M. Moulai and Rolf Nahnhauer and Prabandha Nakarmi and Uwe Naumann and Gary L. Neer and Hans Niederhausen and Sarah C. Nowicki and David R. Nygren and A. Obertacke Pollmann and Alexander R. Olivas and Aongus O'Murchadha and Tomasz Palczewski and Hershal Pandya and Daria Pankova and Patrick Peiffer and Joshua A. Pepper and Carlos P'erez de los Heros and Damian Pieloth and Elisa Pinat and M. Plum and P. Buford Price and Gerald T. Przybylski and C. Raab and Leif Radel and Mohamed Rameez and Katherine Rawlins and Immacolata Carmen Rea and Ren{\'e} Reimann and Ben Relethford and Matthew Relich and Elisa Resconi and Wolfgang Rhode and Michael Richman and S. M. Robertson and Martin Rongen and Carsten Rott and Tim Ruhe and Dirk Ryckbosch and Devyn Rysewyk and T. Salzer and S. E. Sanchez Herrera and A. Sandrock and J. Sandroos and M. Santander and Subir Sarkar and Konstancja Satalecka and Philipp Schlunder and Thomas Schmidt and A. Schneider and Sebastian Schoenen and Sebastian Schoneberg and L. Schumacher and David Seckel and Surujhdeo Seunarine and J. Soedingrekso and Dennis Soldin and M. Song and G. M. Spiczak and Christian Spiering and J. Stachurska and Michael Stamatikos and Todor Stanev and Alexander Stasik and J. Stettner and Anna Steuer and Thorsten Stezelberger and Robert G. Stokstad and A. Stossl and Nora Linn Strotjohann and T. Stuttard and Gregory W. Sullivan and Michael S. Sutherland and Ignacio Taboada and Joulien Tatar and F. Tenholt and Samvel Ter-Antonyan and Andrii Terliuk and G. Tevsi'c and Serap Tilav and Patrick A. Toale and M. N. Tobin and Simona Toscano and Delia Tosi and Maria Tselengidou and Chun Fai Tung and Andrea Turcati and C. F. Turley and Bunheng Ty and Elisabeth Unger and Marcel Usner and Justin Vandenbroucke and Ward Van Driessche and Nick van Eijndhoven and Stijn Vanheule and Jakob van Santen and Markus Vehring and Elmar Vogel and Matthias Vraeghe and Ch. Walck and A. Wallace and Marius Wallraff and F. David Wandler and Nancy Wandkowsky and Aatif Waza and C. Weaver and Matthew J Weiss and C. Wendt and Johannes Werthebach and Stefan Westerhoff and B. J. Whelan and Klaus Wiebe and Christopher Wiebusch and Logan Wille and D. R. W. Williams and L. Wills and M. Wolf and Jeffrey Scott Wood and Terri R. Wood and E. Woolsey and Kurt Woschnagg and D. L. Xu and X. Xu and Y. Xu and Juan Pablo Y{\'a}{\~n}ez and Gaurang B. Yodh and Shigeru Yoshida and T. Yuan and Marcel Zoll},
  journal={Nature Physics},
  year={2018}
}
Lorentz symmetry is a fundamental spacetime symmetry underlying both the standard model of particle physics and general relativity. This symmetry guarantees that physical phenomena are observed to ... 

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