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Type: Journal article
Title: A first search for coincident gravitational waves and high energy neutrinos using LIGO, Virgo and ANTARES data from 2007
Author: Munch, J.
Ottaway, D.
Veitch, P.
Citation: Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, 2013; 2013(6):8-0-8-39
Publisher: Institute of Physics Publishing Ltd
Issue Date: 2013
ISSN: 1475-7516
1475-7516
Contributor: Munch, Jesper
Ottaway, David J.
Veitch, Peter John
Statement of
Responsibility: 
The ANTARES collaboration, the LIGO scientic collaboration and the Virgo collaboration
Abstract: We present the results of the first search for gravitational wave bursts associated with high energy neutrinos. Together, these messengers could reveal new, hidden sources that are not observed by conventional photon astronomy, particularly at high energy. Our search uses neutrinos detected by the underwater neutrino telescope ANTARES in its 5 line configuration during the period January - September 2007, which coincided with the fifth and first science runs of LIGO and Virgo, respectively. The LIGO-Virgo data were analysed for candidate gravitational-wave signals coincident in time and direction with the neutrino events. No significant coincident events were observed. We place limits on the density of joint high energy neutrino - gravitational wave emission events in the local universe, and compare them with densities of merger and core-collapse events.
Keywords: Gravitational waves / experiments; Neutrino astronomy
Description: LIGO and the Virgo collaboration members: J. Munch, D. J. Ottaway and J. Veitch for the University of Adelaide, South Australia.
Rights: © 2013 IOP Publishing Ltd and Sissa Medialab srl.
RMID: 0020132191
DOI: 10.1088/1475-7516/2013/06/008
Published version: http://iopscience.iop.org.proxy.library.adelaide.edu.au/1475-7516/2013/06/008/
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