Searches for Sterile Neutrinos with the IceCube Detector.

@article{Aartsen2016SearchesFS,
  title={Searches for Sterile Neutrinos with the IceCube Detector.},
  author={Mark G. Aartsen and K. J. Abraham and Markus Ackermann and J. H. Jr. Adams and Juan Antonio Aguilar and Markus Ahlers and M. Ahrens and David Altmann and Karen Andeen and Tyler Brooks Anderson and I. Ansseau and Gisela Anton and M. Archinger and Carlos A. Arg{\"u}elles and Timothy C. Arlen and Jan Auffenberg and Spencer N. Axani and Xinhua Bai and Steven W. Barwick and V. Baum and Ryan Bay and James J. Beatty and Julia Becker Tjus and Kathrin Becker and Segev BenZvi and Patrick Berghaus and David Berley and Elisa Bernardini and Anna Bernhard and David Z. Besson and Gary Binder and Daniel Bindig and Erik Blaufuss and Stijn Blot and David J. Boersma and Christian Bohm and M. B{\"o}rner and F. Bos and Debanjan Bose and Sebastian B{\"o}ser and Olga Botner and J. Braun and Lionel Brayeur and Hans-Peter Bretz and Alexander Burgman 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 J. Conrad and Douglas Cowen and A. H. Cruz Silva and Jacob Daughhetee and J. C. Davis and Melanie Day and Jo{\~a}o Pedro Athayde Marcondes de Andr{\'e} and C. De Clercq and E. del Pino Rosendo and Hans Peter Dembinski and S. De Ridder and Paolo Desiati and K. D. de Vries and Gwenha{\"e}l de Wasseige and Mirjam de With and Tyce DeYoung and Juan Carlos D{\'i}az-V{\'e}lez and V. di Lorenzo and Hrvoje Dujmovi{\'c} and Jonathan Dumm and Matthew Dunkman and Benjamin Eberhardt and Thomas Ehrhardt and Bj{\"o}rn Eichmann and Sebastian Euler and Paul A. Evenson and S. Fahey and Ali R. Fazely and Jacob Feintzeig and John Felde and Kirill Filimonov and Chad Finley and Samuel Flis and C.-C. F{\"o}sig and T. Fuchs and Thomas K. Gaisser and Romain Gaior and J. Gallagher and Lisa Marie Gerhardt and Karim Ghorbani and William Giang and Laura E. Gladstone and Thorsten Gl{\"u}senkamp and Azriel Goldschmidt and Geraldina Golup and J. G. Gonzalez and Dariusz G{\'o}ra and Darren Grant and Zachary Griffith and Abd Al Karim Haj Ismail and Allan Hallgren and Francis Halzen and E. V. Hansen 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 Kilian Holzapfel and Andreas Homeier and Kotoyo Hoshina and Feifei Huang and Martin E. Huber and Warren Huelsnitz and Klas Hultqvist and Seongjin In and Aya Ishihara and Emanuel Jacobi and George S. Japaridze and Minjin Jeong and Kyle Jero and Benjamin James Poyner Jones and Matej Jurkovi{\vc} and Alexander Kappes and Timo Karg and Albrecht Karle and Uli Katz and Matthew Kauer and Azadeh Keivani and John Lawrence Kelley and A. Kheirandish 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 K{\"o}pke and Claudio Kopper and Sandro Kopper and D. Jason Koskinen and Marek Kowalski and Kai Michael Krings and M. Kroll and G. Kr{\"u}ckl and C. Kr{\"u}ger and Jan Kunnen and Samridha Kunwar and Naoko Kurahashi and Takao Kuwabara and Mathieu L. M. Labare and Justin Lanfranchi and Michael James Larson and Dirk Lennarz and Mariola Lesiak-Bzdak and Martin Leuermann and L. Lu and Jan D. L{\"u}nemann and J. Madsen and Giuliano Maggi and Kendall Brianna McConnel Mahn and Sarah Mancina and Matthias Mandelartz and Reina Maruyama and Keiichi Mase and Ryan Maunu and Frank McNally and Kevin J. Meagher and Morten Medici and Maximilian Meier and Athina Meli and Thorben Menne and G. Merino and Thomas Meures and Sandra Miarecki and Eike Middell and Lars Mohrmann and Teresa Montaruli and Marjon H. Moulai and Rolf Nahnhauer and Uwe Naumann and Gary L. Neer and Hans Niederhausen and Sarah C. Nowicki and David R. Nygren and Anna Obertacke Pollmann and Alexander R. Olivas and Ahmad Omairat and Aongus O'Murchadha and Tomasz Palczewski and Hershal Pandya and Daria Pankova and Joshua A. Pepper and Carlos P{\'e}rez de los Heros and Carl Pfendner and Damian Pieloth and Elisa Pinat and Jonas Posselt and P. Buford Price and Gerald T. Przybylski and Melissa Quinnan and Christoph Raab and M. Rameez and Katherine Rawlins and Matthew Relich and Elisa Resconi and Wolfgang Rhode and Michael Richman and Benedikt Riedel and S. M. Robertson and Carsten Rott and Tim Ruhe and Dirk Ryckbosch and Devyn Rysewyk and Lucia Sabbatini and Jordi Salvado and S. E. Sanchez Herrera and Alexander Sandrock and Joakim Sandroos and Subir Sarkar and Konstancja Satalecka and Philipp Schlunder and Timothy W. Schmidt and Sebastian Sch{\"o}neberg and Arne Sch{\"o}nwald and David Seckel and Surujhdeo Seunarine and Dennis Soldin and M. Song and Glenn M. Spiczak and Ch. Spiering and Michael Stamatikos and Todor Stanev and Alexander Stasik and Anna Steuer and Thorsten Stezelberger and Robert G. Stokstad and Achim St{\"o}{\ss}l and Rickard Str{\"o}m and Nora Linn Strotjohann and Gregory W. Sullivan and Michael S. Sutherland and Henric Taavola and Ignacio Taboada and Joulien Tatar and Samvel Ter-Antonyan and Andrii Terliuk and Gordana Tesic and Serap Tilav and Patrick A. Toale and M. N. Tobin and Simona Toscano and Delia Tosi and Maria Tselengidou and Andrea Turcati and Elisabeth Unger and Marcel Usner and Sofia Vallecorsa and J. Vandenbroucke and Nick van Eijndhoven and Stijn Vanheule and M. van Rossem and Jakob van Santen and J. Veenkamp and Markus Voge and Matthias Vraeghe and Ch. Walck and A. Wallace and Nancy Wandkowsky and Ch. Weaver and Christopher H. Wendt and Stefan Westerhoff and B. J. Whelan and Klaus Wiebe and Logan Wille and D. R. Williams and L. Wills and Henrike Wissing and Martin Wolf and Terri R. Wood and E. Woolsey and Kurt Woschnagg and D. L. Xu and X. W. Xu and Y. Xu and Juan Pablo Y{\'a}{\~n}ez and Gaurang B. Yodh and Shigeru Yoshida and Marcel Zoll},
  journal={Physical review letters},
  year={2016},
  volume={117 7},
  pages={
          071801
        }
}
The IceCube neutrino telescope at the South Pole has measured the atmospheric muon neutrino spectrum as a function of zenith angle and energy in the approximate 320 GeV to 20 TeV range, to search for the oscillation signatures of light sterile neutrinos. No evidence for anomalous ν_{μ} or ν[over ¯]_{μ} disappearance is observed in either of two independently developed analyses, each using one year of atmospheric neutrino data. New exclusion limits are placed on the parameter space of the 3+1… Expand
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