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Title: Search for multimessenger signals in NOvA coincident with LIGO/Virgo detections

Abstract

Using the NOvA neutrino detectors, a broad search has been performed for any signal coincident with 28 gravitational wave events detected by the LIGO/Virgo Collaboration between September 2015 and July 2019. For all of these events, NOvA is sensitive to possible arrival of neutrinos and cosmic rays of GeV and higher energies. For five (seven) events in the NOvA Far (Near) Detector, timely public alerts from the LIGO/Virgo Collaboration allowed recording of MeV-scale events. No signal candidates were found.

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Research Org.:
Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP); National Science Foundation (NSF)
Contributing Org.:
NOvA Collaboration
OSTI Identifier:
1634241
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1596045
Report Number(s):
arXiv:2001.07240; FERMILAB-PUB-20-018-ND
Journal ID: ISSN 2470-0010; PRVDAQ; 112006
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-07CH11359
Resource Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Physical Review D
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Physical Review D Journal Volume: 101 Journal Issue: 11; Journal ID: ISSN 2470-0010
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS; 72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS

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Acero, M. A., Adamson, P., Aliaga, L., Alion, T., Allakhverdian, V., Anfimov, N., Antoshkin, A., Asquith, L., Aurisano, A., Back, A., Backhouse, C., Baird, M., Balashov, N., Baldi, P., Bambah, B. A., Bashar, S., Bays, K., Bending, S., Bernstein, R., Bhatnagar, V., Bhuyan, B., Bian, J., Blair, J., Booth, A. C., Bour, P., Bromberg, C., Buchanan, N., Butkevich, A., Calvez, S., Carroll, T. J., Catano-Mur, E., Childress, S., Choudhary, B. C., Coan, T. E., Colo, M., Corwin, L., Cremonesi, L., Davies, G. S., Derwent, P. F., Dharmapalan, R., Ding, P., Djurcic, Z., Doyle, D., Dukes, E. C., Dung, P., Duyang, H., Edayath, S., Ehrlich, R., Feldman, G. J., Filip, P., Flanagan, W., Frank, M. J., Gallagher, H. R., Gandrajula, R., Gao, F., Germani, S., Giri, A., Gomes, R. A., Goodman, M. C., Grichine, V., Groh, M., Group, R., Guo, B., Habig, A., Hakl, F., Hartnell, J., Hatcher, R., Heller, K., Hewes, J., Himmel, A., Holin, A., Huang, J., Hylen, J., Jediny, F., Johnson, C., Judah, M., Kakorin, I., Kalra, D., Kaplan, D. M., Keloth, R., Klimov, O., Koerner, L. W., Kolupaeva, L., Kotelnikov, S., Kullenberg, Ch., Kumar, A., Kuruppu, C. D., Kus, V., Lackey, T., Lang, K., Li, L., Lin, S., Lokajicek, M., Luchuk, S., Magill, S., Mann, W. A., Marshak, M. L., Martinez-Casales, M., Matveev, V., Mayes, B., Méndez, D. P., Messier, M. D., Meyer, H., Miao, T., Miller, W. H., Mishra, S. R., Mislivec, A., Mohanta, R., Moren, A., Mualem, L., Muether, M., Mufson, S., Mulder, K., Murphy, R., Musser, J., Naples, D., Nayak, N., Nelson, J. K., Nichol, R., Niner, E., Norman, A., Norrick, A., Nosek, T., Olshevskiy, A., Olson, T., Paley, J., Patterson, R. B., Pawloski, G., Petrova, O., Petti, R., Plunkett, R. K., Rafique, A., Psihas, F., Raj, V., Rebel, B., Rojas, P., Ryabov, V., Samoylov, O., Sanchez, M. C., Sánchez Falero, S., Shanahan, P., Sheshukov, A., Singh, P., Singh, V., Smith, E., Smolik, J., Snopok, P., Solomey, N., Sousa, A., Soustruznik, K., Strait, M., Suter, L., Sutton, A., Talaga, R. L., Tapia Oregui, B., Tas, P., Thayyullathil, R. B., Thomas, J., Tiras, E., Torbunov, D., Tripathi, J., Torun, Y., Urheim, J., Vahle, P., Vasel, J., Vokac, P., Vrba, T., Wallbank, M., Warburton, T. K., Wetstein, M., Whittington, D., Wojcicki, S. G., Wolcott, J., Yallappa Dombara, A., Yonehara, K., Yu, S., Yu, Y., Zadorozhnyy, S., Zalesak, J., Zhang, Y., Zwaska, R., and NOvA Collaboration. Search for multimessenger signals in NOvA coincident with LIGO/Virgo detections. United States: N. p., 2020. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.101.112006.
Acero, M. A., Adamson, P., Aliaga, L., Alion, T., Allakhverdian, V., Anfimov, N., Antoshkin, A., Asquith, L., Aurisano, A., Back, A., Backhouse, C., Baird, M., Balashov, N., Baldi, P., Bambah, B. A., Bashar, S., Bays, K., Bending, S., Bernstein, R., Bhatnagar, V., Bhuyan, B., Bian, J., Blair, J., Booth, A. C., Bour, P., Bromberg, C., Buchanan, N., Butkevich, A., Calvez, S., Carroll, T. J., Catano-Mur, E., Childress, S., Choudhary, B. C., Coan, T. E., Colo, M., Corwin, L., Cremonesi, L., Davies, G. S., Derwent, P. F., Dharmapalan, R., Ding, P., Djurcic, Z., Doyle, D., Dukes, E. C., Dung, P., Duyang, H., Edayath, S., Ehrlich, R., Feldman, G. J., Filip, P., Flanagan, W., Frank, M. J., Gallagher, H. R., Gandrajula, R., Gao, F., Germani, S., Giri, A., Gomes, R. A., Goodman, M. C., Grichine, V., Groh, M., Group, R., Guo, B., Habig, A., Hakl, F., Hartnell, J., Hatcher, R., Heller, K., Hewes, J., Himmel, A., Holin, A., Huang, J., Hylen, J., Jediny, F., Johnson, C., Judah, M., Kakorin, I., Kalra, D., Kaplan, D. M., Keloth, R., Klimov, O., Koerner, L. W., Kolupaeva, L., Kotelnikov, S., Kullenberg, Ch., Kumar, A., Kuruppu, C. D., Kus, V., Lackey, T., Lang, K., Li, L., Lin, S., Lokajicek, M., Luchuk, S., Magill, S., Mann, W. A., Marshak, M. L., Martinez-Casales, M., Matveev, V., Mayes, B., Méndez, D. P., Messier, M. D., Meyer, H., Miao, T., Miller, W. H., Mishra, S. R., Mislivec, A., Mohanta, R., Moren, A., Mualem, L., Muether, M., Mufson, S., Mulder, K., Murphy, R., Musser, J., Naples, D., Nayak, N., Nelson, J. K., Nichol, R., Niner, E., Norman, A., Norrick, A., Nosek, T., Olshevskiy, A., Olson, T., Paley, J., Patterson, R. B., Pawloski, G., Petrova, O., Petti, R., Plunkett, R. K., Rafique, A., Psihas, F., Raj, V., Rebel, B., Rojas, P., Ryabov, V., Samoylov, O., Sanchez, M. C., Sánchez Falero, S., Shanahan, P., Sheshukov, A., Singh, P., Singh, V., Smith, E., Smolik, J., Snopok, P., Solomey, N., Sousa, A., Soustruznik, K., Strait, M., Suter, L., Sutton, A., Talaga, R. L., Tapia Oregui, B., Tas, P., Thayyullathil, R. B., Thomas, J., Tiras, E., Torbunov, D., Tripathi, J., Torun, Y., Urheim, J., Vahle, P., Vasel, J., Vokac, P., Vrba, T., Wallbank, M., Warburton, T. K., Wetstein, M., Whittington, D., Wojcicki, S. G., Wolcott, J., Yallappa Dombara, A., Yonehara, K., Yu, S., Yu, Y., Zadorozhnyy, S., Zalesak, J., Zhang, Y., Zwaska, R., & NOvA Collaboration. Search for multimessenger signals in NOvA coincident with LIGO/Virgo detections. United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.101.112006
Acero, M. A., Adamson, P., Aliaga, L., Alion, T., Allakhverdian, V., Anfimov, N., Antoshkin, A., Asquith, L., Aurisano, A., Back, A., Backhouse, C., Baird, M., Balashov, N., Baldi, P., Bambah, B. A., Bashar, S., Bays, K., Bending, S., Bernstein, R., Bhatnagar, V., Bhuyan, B., Bian, J., Blair, J., Booth, A. C., Bour, P., Bromberg, C., Buchanan, N., Butkevich, A., Calvez, S., Carroll, T. J., Catano-Mur, E., Childress, S., Choudhary, B. C., Coan, T. E., Colo, M., Corwin, L., Cremonesi, L., Davies, G. S., Derwent, P. F., Dharmapalan, R., Ding, P., Djurcic, Z., Doyle, D., Dukes, E. C., Dung, P., Duyang, H., Edayath, S., Ehrlich, R., Feldman, G. J., Filip, P., Flanagan, W., Frank, M. J., Gallagher, H. R., Gandrajula, R., Gao, F., Germani, S., Giri, A., Gomes, R. A., Goodman, M. C., Grichine, V., Groh, M., Group, R., Guo, B., Habig, A., Hakl, F., Hartnell, J., Hatcher, R., Heller, K., Hewes, J., Himmel, A., Holin, A., Huang, J., Hylen, J., Jediny, F., Johnson, C., Judah, M., Kakorin, I., Kalra, D., Kaplan, D. M., Keloth, R., Klimov, O., Koerner, L. W., Kolupaeva, L., Kotelnikov, S., Kullenberg, Ch., Kumar, A., Kuruppu, C. D., Kus, V., Lackey, T., Lang, K., Li, L., Lin, S., Lokajicek, M., Luchuk, S., Magill, S., Mann, W. A., Marshak, M. L., Martinez-Casales, M., Matveev, V., Mayes, B., Méndez, D. P., Messier, M. D., Meyer, H., Miao, T., Miller, W. H., Mishra, S. R., Mislivec, A., Mohanta, R., Moren, A., Mualem, L., Muether, M., Mufson, S., Mulder, K., Murphy, R., Musser, J., Naples, D., Nayak, N., Nelson, J. K., Nichol, R., Niner, E., Norman, A., Norrick, A., Nosek, T., Olshevskiy, A., Olson, T., Paley, J., Patterson, R. B., Pawloski, G., Petrova, O., Petti, R., Plunkett, R. K., Rafique, A., Psihas, F., Raj, V., Rebel, B., Rojas, P., Ryabov, V., Samoylov, O., Sanchez, M. C., Sánchez Falero, S., Shanahan, P., Sheshukov, A., Singh, P., Singh, V., Smith, E., Smolik, J., Snopok, P., Solomey, N., Sousa, A., Soustruznik, K., Strait, M., Suter, L., Sutton, A., Talaga, R. L., Tapia Oregui, B., Tas, P., Thayyullathil, R. B., Thomas, J., Tiras, E., Torbunov, D., Tripathi, J., Torun, Y., Urheim, J., Vahle, P., Vasel, J., Vokac, P., Vrba, T., Wallbank, M., Warburton, T. K., Wetstein, M., Whittington, D., Wojcicki, S. G., Wolcott, J., Yallappa Dombara, A., Yonehara, K., Yu, S., Yu, Y., Zadorozhnyy, S., Zalesak, J., Zhang, Y., Zwaska, R., and NOvA Collaboration. Mon . "Search for multimessenger signals in NOvA coincident with LIGO/Virgo detections". United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.101.112006.
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title = {Search for multimessenger signals in NOvA coincident with LIGO/Virgo detections},
author = {Acero, M. A. and Adamson, P. and Aliaga, L. and Alion, T. and Allakhverdian, V. and Anfimov, N. and Antoshkin, A. and Asquith, L. and Aurisano, A. and Back, A. and Backhouse, C. and Baird, M. and Balashov, N. and Baldi, P. and Bambah, B. A. and Bashar, S. and Bays, K. and Bending, S. and Bernstein, R. and Bhatnagar, V. and Bhuyan, B. and Bian, J. and Blair, J. and Booth, A. C. and Bour, P. and Bromberg, C. and Buchanan, N. and Butkevich, A. and Calvez, S. and Carroll, T. J. and Catano-Mur, E. and Childress, S. and Choudhary, B. C. and Coan, T. E. and Colo, M. and Corwin, L. and Cremonesi, L. and Davies, G. S. and Derwent, P. F. and Dharmapalan, R. and Ding, P. and Djurcic, Z. and Doyle, D. and Dukes, E. C. and Dung, P. and Duyang, H. and Edayath, S. and Ehrlich, R. and Feldman, G. J. and Filip, P. and Flanagan, W. and Frank, M. J. and Gallagher, H. R. and Gandrajula, R. and Gao, F. and Germani, S. and Giri, A. and Gomes, R. A. and Goodman, M. C. and Grichine, V. and Groh, M. and Group, R. and Guo, B. and Habig, A. and Hakl, F. and Hartnell, J. and Hatcher, R. and Heller, K. and Hewes, J. and Himmel, A. and Holin, A. and Huang, J. and Hylen, J. and Jediny, F. and Johnson, C. and Judah, M. and Kakorin, I. and Kalra, D. and Kaplan, D. M. and Keloth, R. and Klimov, O. and Koerner, L. W. and Kolupaeva, L. and Kotelnikov, S. and Kullenberg, Ch. and Kumar, A. and Kuruppu, C. D. and Kus, V. and Lackey, T. and Lang, K. and Li, L. and Lin, S. and Lokajicek, M. and Luchuk, S. and Magill, S. and Mann, W. A. and Marshak, M. L. and Martinez-Casales, M. and Matveev, V. and Mayes, B. and Méndez, D. P. and Messier, M. D. and Meyer, H. and Miao, T. and Miller, W. H. and Mishra, S. R. and Mislivec, A. and Mohanta, R. and Moren, A. and Mualem, L. and Muether, M. and Mufson, S. and Mulder, K. and Murphy, R. and Musser, J. and Naples, D. and Nayak, N. and Nelson, J. K. and Nichol, R. and Niner, E. and Norman, A. and Norrick, A. and Nosek, T. and Olshevskiy, A. and Olson, T. and Paley, J. and Patterson, R. B. and Pawloski, G. and Petrova, O. and Petti, R. and Plunkett, R. K. and Rafique, A. and Psihas, F. and Raj, V. and Rebel, B. and Rojas, P. and Ryabov, V. and Samoylov, O. and Sanchez, M. C. and Sánchez Falero, S. and Shanahan, P. and Sheshukov, A. and Singh, P. and Singh, V. and Smith, E. and Smolik, J. and Snopok, P. and Solomey, N. and Sousa, A. and Soustruznik, K. and Strait, M. and Suter, L. and Sutton, A. and Talaga, R. L. and Tapia Oregui, B. and Tas, P. and Thayyullathil, R. B. and Thomas, J. and Tiras, E. and Torbunov, D. and Tripathi, J. and Torun, Y. and Urheim, J. and Vahle, P. and Vasel, J. and Vokac, P. and Vrba, T. and Wallbank, M. and Warburton, T. K. and Wetstein, M. and Whittington, D. and Wojcicki, S. G. and Wolcott, J. and Yallappa Dombara, A. and Yonehara, K. and Yu, S. and Yu, Y. and Zadorozhnyy, S. and Zalesak, J. and Zhang, Y. and Zwaska, R. and NOvA Collaboration},
abstractNote = {Using the NOvA neutrino detectors, a broad search has been performed for any signal coincident with 28 gravitational wave events detected by the LIGO/Virgo Collaboration between September 2015 and July 2019. For all of these events, NOvA is sensitive to possible arrival of neutrinos and cosmic rays of GeV and higher energies. For five (seven) events in the NOvA Far (Near) Detector, timely public alerts from the LIGO/Virgo Collaboration allowed recording of MeV-scale events. No signal candidates were found.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevD.101.112006},
journal = {Physical Review D},
number = 11,
volume = 101,
place = {United States},
year = {2020},
month = {6}
}

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