Search for dark matter annihilations in the sun with the 79-string IceCube detector.

@article{Aartsen2013SearchFD,
  title={Search for dark matter annihilations in the sun with the 79-string IceCube detector.},
  author={M. Aartsen and R. Abbasi and Y. Abdou and M. Ackermann and J. Adams and J. A. Aguilar and M. Ahlers and D. Altmann and J. Auffenberg and X. Bai and M. Baker and S. Barwick and V. Baum and R. Bay and K. Beattie and J. Beatty and S. Bechet and J. Becker Tjus and K. Becker and M. Bell and M. Benabderrahmane and S. BenZvi and J. Berdermann and P. Berghaus and D. Berley and E. Bernardini and A. Bernhard and D. Bertrand and D. Besson and D. Bindig and M. Bissok and E. Blaufuss and J. Blumenthal and D. Boersma and S. Bohaichuk and C. Bohm and D. Bose and S. B{\"o}ser and O. Botner and L. Brayeur and A. Brown and R. Bruijn and J. Brunner and S. Buitink and M. Carson and J. Casey and M. Casier and D. Chirkin and B. Christy and K. Clark and F. Clevermann and S. Cohen and D. Cowen and A. C. Cruz Silva and M. Danninger and J. Daughhetee and J. Davis and C. De Clercq and S. De Ridder and P. Desiati and G. de Vries-Uiterweerd and M. de With and T. DeYoung and J. C. D{\'i}az-V{\'e}lez and J. Dreyer and M. Dunkman and R. Eagan and B. Eberhardt and J. Eisch and R. Ellsworth and O. Engdeg{\aa}rd and S. Euler and P. Evenson and O. Fadiran and A. Fazely and A. Fedynitch and J. Feintzeig and T. Feusels and K. Filimonov and C. Finley and T. Fischer-Wasels and S. Flis and A. Franckowiak and R. Franke and K. Frantzen and T. Fuchs and T. Gaisser and J. Gallagher and L. Gerhardt and L. Gladstone and T. Gl{\"u}senkamp and A. Goldschmidt and G. Golup and J. Goodman and D. G{\'o}ra and D. Grant and A. Gro{\ss} and M. Gurtner and C. Ha and A. Haj Ismail and A. Hallgren and F. Halzen and K. Hanson and D. Heereman and P. Heimann and D. Heinen and K. Helbing and R. Hellauer and S. Hickford and G. Hill and K. Hoffman and R. Hoffmann and A. Homeier and K. Hoshina and W. Huelsnitz and P. O. Hulth and K. Hultqvist and S. Hussain and A. Ishihara and E. Jacobi and J. Jacobsen and G. Japaridze and K. Jero and O. Jlelati and B. Kaminsky and A. Kappes and T. Karg and A. Karle and J. Kelley and J. Kiryluk and F. Kislat and J. Kl{\"a}s and S. Klein and J. K{\"o}hne and G. Kohnen and H. Kolanoski and L. K{\"o}pke and C. Kopper and S. Kopper and D. Koskinen and M. Kowalski and M. Krasberg and G. Kroll and J. Kunnen and N. Kurahashi and T. Kuwabara and M. Labare and H. Landsman and M. Larson and M. Lesiak-Bzdak and J. Leute and J. L{\"u}nemann and J. Madsen and R. Maruyama and K. Mase and H. Matis and F. McNally and K. Meagher and M. Merck and P. M{\'e}sz{\'a}ros and T. Meures and S. Miarecki and E. Middell and N. Milke and J. Miller and L. Mohrmann and T. Montaruli and R. Morse and R. Nahnhauer and U. Naumann and H. Niederhausen and S. Nowicki and D. Nygren and A. Obertacke and S. Odrowski and A. Olivas and M. Olivo and A. O'Murchadha and L. Paul and J. Pepper and C. P{\'e}rez de los Heros and C. Pfendner and D. Pieloth and N. Pirk and J. Posselt and P. Price and G. Przybylski and L. R{\"a}del and K. Rawlins and P. Redl and E. Resconi and W. Rhode and M. Ribordy and M. Richman and B. Riedel and J. P. Rodrigues and C. Rott and T. Ruhe and B. Ruzybayev and D. Ryckbosch and S. M. Saba and T. Salameh and H. Sander and M. Santander and S. Sarkar and K. Schatto and M. Scheel and F. Scheriau and T. Schmidt and M. Schmitz and S. Schoenen and S. Sch{\"o}neberg and L. Sch{\"o}nherr and A. Sch{\"o}nwald and A. Schukraft and L. Schulte and O. Schulz and D. Seckel and S. Seo and Y. Sestayo and S. Seunarine and C. Sheremata and M. Smith and M. Soiron and D. Soldin and G. Spiczak and C. Spiering and M. Stamatikos and T. Stanev and Alexander Stasik and T. Stezelberger and R. Stokstad and A. St{\"o}{\ss}l and E. Strahler and R. Str{\"o}m and G. Sullivan and H. Taavola and I. Taboada and A. Tamburro and S. Ter-Antonyan and S. Tilav and P. A. Toale and S. Toscano and M. Usner and D. van der Drift and N. van Eijndhoven and A. Van Overloop and J. van Santen and M. Vehring and M. Voge and M. Vraeghe and C. Walck and T. Waldenmaier and M. Wallraff and R. Wasserman and C. Weaver and M. Wellons and C. Wendt and S. Westerhoff and N. Whitehorn and K. Wiebe and C. Wiebusch and D. Williams and H. Wissing and M. Wolf and T. R. Wood and K. Woschnagg and C. Xu and D. L. Xu and X. Xu and J. Y{\'a}{\~n}ez and G. Yodh and S. Yoshida and P. Zarzhitsky and J. Ziemann and S. Zierke and A. Zilles and M. Zoll},
  journal={Physical review letters},
  year={2013},
  volume={110 13},
  pages={
          131302
        }
}
We have performed a search for muon neutrinos from dark matter annihilation in the center of the Sun with the 79-string configuration of the IceCube neutrino telescope. For the first time, the DeepCore subarray is included in the analysis, lowering the energy threshold and extending the search to the austral summer. The 317 days of data collected between June 2010 and May 2011 are consistent with the expected background from atmospheric muons and neutrinos. Upper limits are set on the dark… Expand
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