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Searches for neutrinos from fast radio bursts with IceCube

Status Report From: arXiv.org e-Print archive
Posted: Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Ali Kheirandish, Alex Pizzuto, Justin Vandenbroucke (for the IceCube Collaboration)

(Submitted on 30 Aug 2019)

Although IceCube has discovered a diffuse astrophysical neutrino flux, the underlying sources of these neutrinos remain unknown. Transient astrophysical objects, such as fast radio bursts (FRBs), could explain a large percentage of the measured flux. We present the analysis techniques of IceCube searches for MeV to TeV neutrinos from FRBs. As no significant correlation between IceCube neutrinos and FRBs has been found, we present the first limit on MeV neutrino emission from FRBs and the most constraining limits for neutrinos with GeV to TeV energies. We also describe the prospects for future IceCube neutrino searches coinciding with FRB detections from next generation radio interferometers.

Comments: Presented at the 36th International Cosmic Ray Conference (ICRC 2019). See arXiv:1907.11699 for all IceCube contributions

Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena (astro-ph.HE)

Report number: PoS-ICRC2019-982

Cite as: arXiv:1909.00078 [astro-ph.HE] (or arXiv:1909.00078v1 [astro-ph.HE] for this version)

Submission history

From: Alexander Pizzuto 

[v1] Fri, 30 Aug 2019 22:01:21 UTC (2,179 KB)

https://arxiv.org/abs/1909.00078

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