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Type: Journal article
Title: Joint constraints on Galactic diffuse neutrino emission from the ANTARES and IceCube neutrino telescopes
Author: Albert, A.
André, M.
Anghinolfi, M.
Ardid, M.
Aubert, J.
Aublin, J.
Avgitas, T.
Baret, B.
Barrios-Martí, J.
Basa, S.
Belhorma, B.
Bertin, V.
Biagi, S.
Bormuth, R.
Boumaaza, J.
Bourret, S.
Bouwhuis, M.
Brânzaş, H.
Bruijn, R.
Brunner, J.
et al.
Citation: Astrophysical Journal Letters, 2018; 868(2):L20-1-L20-7
Publisher: IOP Publishing
Issue Date: 2018
ISSN: 2041-8205
2041-8213
Statement of
Responsibility: 
A. Albert … G.C. Hill … A. Kyriacou … S. Robertson … A. Wallace … B.J. Whelan … [et al.] (The ANTARES Collaboration and the IceCube Collaboration)
Abstract: The existence of diffuse Galactic neutrino production is expected from cosmic-ray interactions with Galactic gas and radiation fields. Thus, neutrinos are a unique messenger offering the opportunity to test the products of Galactic cosmic-ray interactions up to energies of hundreds of TeV. Here we present a search for this production using ten years of Astronomy with a Neutrino Telescope and Abyss environmental RESearch (ANTARES) track and shower data, as well as seven years of IceCube track data. The data are combined into a joint likelihood test for neutrino emission according to the KRAγ model assuming a 5 PeV per nucleon Galactic cosmic-ray cutoff. No significant excess is found. As a consequence, the limits presented in this Letter start constraining the model parameter space for Galactic cosmic-ray production and transport.
Keywords: Cosmic rays; diffusion; Galaxy: disk; gamma rays: diffuse background; neutrinos
Rights: © 2018. The American Astronomical Society. All rights reserved.
RMID: 0030105887
DOI: 10.3847/2041-8213/aaeecf
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