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Title: Limits on a muon flux from Kaluza-Klein dark matter annihilations in the Sun from the IceCube 22-string detector

Abstract

A search for muon neutrinos from Kaluza-Klein dark matter annihilations in the Sun has been performed with the 22-string configuration of the IceCube neutrino detector using data collected in 104.3 days of live-time in 2007. No excess over the expected atmospheric background has been observed. Upper limits have been obtained on the annihilation rate of captured lightest Kaluza-Klein particle (LKP) WIMPs in the Sun and converted to limits on the LKP-proton cross-sections for LKP masses in the range 250 - 3000 GeV. These results are the most stringent limits to date on LKP annihilation in the Sun.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
Nuclear Science Division
OSTI Identifier:
985207
Report Number(s):
LBNL-3626E
TRN: US1006094
DOE Contract Number:  
DE-AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Phyiscal Review Letters
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS; ANNIHILATION; CONFIGURATION; CROSS SECTIONS; DEAD TIME; MUON NEUTRINOS; MUONS; NEUTRINOS; NONLUMINOUS MATTER; SUN

Citation Formats

IceCube Collaboration, Abbasi, R., and al., et. Limits on a muon flux from Kaluza-Klein dark matter annihilations in the Sun from the IceCube 22-string detector. United States: N. p., 2009. Web.
IceCube Collaboration, Abbasi, R., & al., et. Limits on a muon flux from Kaluza-Klein dark matter annihilations in the Sun from the IceCube 22-string detector. United States.
IceCube Collaboration, Abbasi, R., and al., et. Fri . "Limits on a muon flux from Kaluza-Klein dark matter annihilations in the Sun from the IceCube 22-string detector". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/985207.
@article{osti_985207,
title = {Limits on a muon flux from Kaluza-Klein dark matter annihilations in the Sun from the IceCube 22-string detector},
author = {IceCube Collaboration and Abbasi, R. and al., et},
abstractNote = {A search for muon neutrinos from Kaluza-Klein dark matter annihilations in the Sun has been performed with the 22-string configuration of the IceCube neutrino detector using data collected in 104.3 days of live-time in 2007. No excess over the expected atmospheric background has been observed. Upper limits have been obtained on the annihilation rate of captured lightest Kaluza-Klein particle (LKP) WIMPs in the Sun and converted to limits on the LKP-proton cross-sections for LKP masses in the range 250 - 3000 GeV. These results are the most stringent limits to date on LKP annihilation in the Sun.},
doi = {},
journal = {Phyiscal Review Letters},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Fri Oct 23 00:00:00 EDT 2009},
month = {Fri Oct 23 00:00:00 EDT 2009}
}