Search for steady and flaring astrophysical neutrino point sources with the IceCube detector

  title={Search for steady and flaring astrophysical neutrino point sources with the IceCube detector},
  author={Bazo Alba and J. Luis},
High energy neutrino astronomy relies on the predictions of neutrino fluxes coming from astrophysical objects, for example active galactic nuclei. In these models, neutrinos and gamma-rays are produced in hadronic processes, which require the acceleration of protons to very high energies. Since neutrinos hardly interact and travel towards Earth undeflected by magnetic fields, they can point back to their sources. IceCube, located at the South Pole, is a large volume detector for high energy… Expand
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