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

R Abbasi, Yasser Abdou UGent, T Abu-Zayyad, M Ackermann, J Adams, JA Aguilar, M Ahlers, MM Allen, D Altmann and K Andeen, et al. (2012) ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL. 748(2).
abstract
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 sensitivity than a time-integrated analysis. We use the IceCube data taken from 2007 May 31 to 2008 April 5 with its 22 string configuration and from 2008 April 5 to 2009 May 20 with its 40 string configuration. No evidence for neutrino emission is found, with the strongest excess occurring for Cygnus X-3 at 2.1 sigma significance after accounting for trials. Neutrino flux upper limits for both periodic and time-integrated emission are provided.
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neutrinos, GAMMA-RAY EMISSION, binaries: general, astroparticle physics, HIGH-ENERGY EMISSION, LS I+61-DEGREES 303, X-RAY, CYGNUS X-1, DISCOVERY, MICROQUASAR, VARIABILITY, PERIASTRON, TELESCOPE
journal title
ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL
Astrophys. J.
volume
748
issue
2
article_number
118
pages
6 pages
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Article
Web of Science id
000302135200046
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ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS
JCR impact factor
6.733 (2012)
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6/56 (2012)
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1 (2012)
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0004-637X
DOI
10.1088/0004-637X/748/2/118
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English
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yes
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A1
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2143933
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http://hdl.handle.net/1854/LU-2143933
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2012-06-13 14:16:33
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  title        = {Searches for periodic neutrino emission from binary systems with 22 and 40 strings of IceCube},
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Chicago
Abbasi, R, Yasser Abdou, T Abu-Zayyad, M Ackermann, J Adams, JA Aguilar, M Ahlers, et al. 2012. “Searches for Periodic Neutrino Emission from Binary Systems with 22 and 40 Strings of IceCube.” Astrophysical Journal 748 (2).
APA
Abbasi, R., Abdou, Y., Abu-Zayyad, T., Ackermann, M., Adams, J., Aguilar, J., Ahlers, M., et al. (2012). Searches for periodic neutrino emission from binary systems with 22 and 40 strings of IceCube. ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 748(2).
Vancouver
1.
Abbasi R, Abdou Y, Abu-Zayyad T, Ackermann M, Adams J, Aguilar J, et al. Searches for periodic neutrino emission from binary systems with 22 and 40 strings of IceCube. ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL. 2012;748(2).
MLA
Abbasi, R, Yasser Abdou, T Abu-Zayyad, et al. “Searches for Periodic Neutrino Emission from Binary Systems with 22 and 40 Strings of IceCube.” ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL 748.2 (2012): n. pag. Print.