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Title: Ultrahigh-energy neutrino flux as a probe of large extra-dimensions

Abstract

A suppression in the spectrum of ultrahigh-energy (UHE, {ge} 10{sup 18} eV) neutrinos will be present in extra-dimensional scenarios, due to enhanced neutrino-antineutrino annihilation processes with the supernova relic neutrinos. In this scenario, neutrinos can not be responsible for the highest energy events observed in the UHE cosmic ray spectrum. A direct implication of these extra-dimensional interactions would be the absence of UHE neutrinos in ongoing and future neutrino telescopes.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
917105
Report Number(s):
FERMILAB-PUB-07-361-T
arXiv eprint number arXiv:0705.2029; TRN: US0804454
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-07CH11359
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; ANNIHILATION; NEUTRINOS; PROBES; TELESCOPES; Phenomenology-HEP

Citation Formats

Lykken, Joseph, /Fermilab, Mena, Olga, /Rome U. /INFN, Rome, Razzaque, Soebur, and /Penn State U., Astron. Astrophys. /Penn State U. Ultrahigh-energy neutrino flux as a probe of large extra-dimensions. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1088/1475-7516/2007/12/015.
Lykken, Joseph, /Fermilab, Mena, Olga, /Rome U. /INFN, Rome, Razzaque, Soebur, & /Penn State U., Astron. Astrophys. /Penn State U. Ultrahigh-energy neutrino flux as a probe of large extra-dimensions. United States. doi:10.1088/1475-7516/2007/12/015.
Lykken, Joseph, /Fermilab, Mena, Olga, /Rome U. /INFN, Rome, Razzaque, Soebur, and /Penn State U., Astron. Astrophys. /Penn State U. Tue . "Ultrahigh-energy neutrino flux as a probe of large extra-dimensions". United States. doi:10.1088/1475-7516/2007/12/015. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/917105.
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title = {Ultrahigh-energy neutrino flux as a probe of large extra-dimensions},
author = {Lykken, Joseph and /Fermilab and Mena, Olga and /Rome U. /INFN, Rome and Razzaque, Soebur and /Penn State U., Astron. Astrophys. /Penn State U.},
abstractNote = {A suppression in the spectrum of ultrahigh-energy (UHE, {ge} 10{sup 18} eV) neutrinos will be present in extra-dimensional scenarios, due to enhanced neutrino-antineutrino annihilation processes with the supernova relic neutrinos. In this scenario, neutrinos can not be responsible for the highest energy events observed in the UHE cosmic ray spectrum. A direct implication of these extra-dimensional interactions would be the absence of UHE neutrinos in ongoing and future neutrino telescopes.},
doi = {10.1088/1475-7516/2007/12/015},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Tue May 01 00:00:00 EDT 2007},
month = {Tue May 01 00:00:00 EDT 2007}
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