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Results from the Amanda detector

  • Author(s): Olbrechts, Philip
  • Barwick, S. W.
  • Gerhardt, L.
  • Kuehn, K.
  • Nam, J. W.
  • Silvestri, A.
  • Yodh, G.
  • AMANDA Collaboration, .
  • et al.
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The Antarctic Muon And Neutrino Detector Array (AMANDA) is a high-energy neutrino telescope based at the geographic South Pole. It is a lattice of photo-multiplier tubes buried deep in the polar ice, which is used as interaction and detection medium. The primary goal of this detector is the observation of astronomical sources of high-energy neutrinos. This paper shows the latest results of the search for a diffuse flux of extraterrestrial v(mu)s with energies between 10(11) eV and 10(18) eV, v(mu)s emitted from point sources and v(mu)s from dark matter annihilation in the Earth and the Sun.

∗ Presented at the Cracow Epiphany Conference on Astroparticle Physics, Cracow, Poland, January 8–11, 2004.

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