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Observation and Characterization of a Cosmic Muon Neutrino Flux from the Northern Hemisphere using six years of IceCube data

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The IceCube Collaboration has previously discovered a high-energy astrophysical neutrino flux using neutrino events with interaction vertices contained within the instrumented volume of the IceCube detector. We present a complementary measurement using charged current muon neutrino events where the interaction vertex can be outside this volume. As a consequence of the large muon range the effective area is significantly larger but the field of view is restricted to the Northern Hemisphere. Ic...

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Peer reviewed

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10.3847/0004-637X/833/1/3

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Physics
Sub department:
Theoretical Physics
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Journal:
Astrophysical Journal Journal website
Volume:
833
Issue:
1
Pages:
3
Publication date:
2016-12-01
Acceptance date:
2016-08-31
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EISSN:
1538-4357
ISSN:
0004-637X
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636666
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uuid:a71ef2bf-3f58-4e7f-86f6-ad693a16b393
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2017-02-03

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