Searches for periodic neutrino emission from binary systems with 22 and 40 strings of IceCube

  title={Searches for periodic neutrino emission from binary systems with 22 and 40 strings of IceCube},
  author={IceCube collaboration R. Abbasi and Yasser Abdou and T. Abu-Zayyad and Markus Ackermann and J. H. Jr. Adams and Juan Antonio Aguilar and Markus Ahlers and M. Marsha Allen and David Altmann 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 Sabrina Bechet and J. K. Becker and Kurt H. Becker and Mohamed Lotfi Benabderrahmane and Segev BenZvi and Jens Berdermann and Patrick Berghaus and David Berley and Elisa Bernardini and Daniel Bertrand and David Z. Besson and Daniel Bindig and Martin Bissok and Erik Blaufuss and J. Blumenthal and David J. Boersma and Christian Bohm and Debanjan Bose and Sebastian Boser and Olga Botner and A. M. Brown and Stijn Buitink and K. S. Caballero-Mora and Michael Carson and Dmitry Chirkin and Brian John Christy and Fabian Clevermann and S. D. Cohen and C. Colnard and Douglas Cowen and A. H. Cruz Silva and M. D'agostino and Matthias Danninger and Jacob Daughhetee and J. C. Davis and Catherine De Clercq and T. Degner and L. Demirors and Freija Descamps and Paolo Desiati and Garmt de Vries-Uiterweerd and Tyce DeYoung and J. C. D'iaz-V'elez and Mark Dierckxsens and Jens Dreyer and Jonathan Dumm and Matthew Dunkman and Jonathan Eisch and R. W. Ellsworth and O. Engdegaard and Sebastian Euler and Paul A. Evenson and O. Fadiran and Ali R. Fazely and Anatoli Fedynitch and Jacob Feintzeig and Tom Feusels and Kirill Filimonov and Chad Finley and Tobias Fischer-Wasels and Brendan Fox and Anna Franckowiak and Robert Franke and Thomas K. Gaisser and J. Gallagher and Lisa Marie Gerhardt and Laura E. Gladstone and Thorsten Glusenkamp and Azriel Goldschmidt and Jordan A. Goodman and Dariusz G'ora and Darren Grant and Timo Griesel and Axel Gro{\ss} and Sean Grullon and M. Gurtner and Chang Hyon Ha and A. Haj Ismail and Allan Hallgren and Francis Halzen and Ke Han and Kael D. Hanson and Dirk Heinen and Klaus Helbing and Robert Eugene Hellauer and Stephanie Virginia Hickford and Gary C. Hill and Kara D. Hoffman and Bernd Hoffmann and Andreas Homeier and Kotoyo Hoshina and Warren Huelsnitz and J. P. Hulss and Per Olof Hulth and Klas Hultqvist and Shahid Hussain and Aya Ishihara and Emanuel Jacobi and Janet S. Jacobsen and George S. Japaridze and H. Johansson and K-H. Kampert and Alexander Kappes and Timo Karg and Albrecht Karle and Patrick J. Kenny and Joanna Kiryluk and Fabian Kislat and Spencer R. Klein and J. H. Kohne and Georges Kohnen and Hermann Kolanoski and Lutz Kopke and Sandro Kopper and D. Jason Koskinen and Marek Kowalski and Thomas Kowarik and Mark Krasberg and G{\"o}sta Kroll and Naoko Kurahashi and Takao Kuwabara and Mathieu L. M. Labare and Karim Laihem and Hagar Landsman and Michael James Larson and Robert J. Lauer and Jan Lunemann and J. Madsen and Alberto Marotta and Reina Maruyama and Keiichi Mase and Howard S. Matis and Kevin J. Meagher and Martin Merck and P'eter M'esz'aros and Thomas Meures and Sandra Miarecki and Eike Middell and Natalie Milke and Js Miller and Teresa Montaruli and R. Morse and Steven Movit and Rolf Nahnhauer and Jiwoo Nam and Uwe Naumann and David R. Nygren and Sirin Odrowski and Alexander R. Olivas and M. Olivo and Aongus O'Murchadha and Sebastian Panknin and Larissa Paul and Carlos P'erez de los Heros and Jelena Petrovic and A. Piegsa and Damian Pieloth and Rodin Antonio Porrata and Jonas Posselt and P. Buford Price and Gerald T. Przybylski and Katherine Rawlins and Peter Christian Redl and Elisa Resconi and Wolfgang Rhode and Mathieu Ribordy and Michael Richman and Jo{\~a}o Paulo Rodrigues and F. Rothmaier and Carsten Rott and Tim Ruhe and D. Rutledge and Bakhtiyar Ruzybayev and Dirk Ryckbosch and Heinz Georg Sander and M. Santander and Subir Sarkar and Kai Schatto and Thomas Schmidt and A. R. Schonwald and Anne Schukraft and A. Schultes 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 Glenn M. Spiczak and Ch. Spiering and Michael Stamatikos and Todor Stanev and Thorsten Stezelberger and Robert G. Stokstad and A. Stossl and Erik A. Strahler and R. G. Strom and Michael Stuer and Gregory W. Sullivan and Q. Swillens and Henric Taavola and Ignacio Taboada and Alessio Tamburro and Andreas Tepe and Samvel Ter-Antonyan and Serap Tilav and Patrick A. Toale and Simona Toscano and Delia Tosi and Nick van Eijndhoven and J. Vandenbroucke and Arne Van Overloop and Jakob van Santen and Markus Vehring and Markus Voge and Ch. Walck and Tilo Waldenmaier and Marius Wallraff and Mark Walter and Ch. Weaver and Christopher H. Wendt and Stefan Westerhoff and Nathan Whitehorn and Klaus Wiebe and Christopher Wiebusch and D. R. W. Williams and Ralf Wischnewski and Henrike Wissing and Matthias Wolf and Terri R. Wood and Kurt Woschnagg and C. Xu and D. L. Xu and X. W. Xu and Juan Pablo Y{\'a}{\~n}ez and Gaurang B. Yodh and Shigeru Yoshida and Pavel Zarzhitsky and Marcel Zoll},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
In this paper, we present the results of searches for periodic neutrino emission from a catalog of binary systems. Such modulation, observed in the photon flux, would be caused by the geometry of these systems. In the analysis, the period is fixed by these photon observations, while the phase and duration of the neutrino emission are treated as free parameters to be fit with the data. If the emission occurs during similar to 20% or less of the total period, this analysis achieves better… Expand

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