Status of the IceCube neutrino observatory

J. Ahrens, J. N. Bahcall, X. Bai, R. C. Bay, T. Becka, K. H. Becker, D. Berley, E. Bernardini, D. Bertrand, D. Z. Besson, E. Blaufuss, D. J. Boersma, S. Böser, C. Bohm, O. Botner, A. Bouchta, Othmane Bouhali, T. Burgess, W. Carithers, T. Castermans & 111 others J. Cavin, W. Chinowsky, D. Chirkin, B. Collin, J. Conrad, J. Cooley, D. F. Cowen, A. Davour, C. de Clercq, T. DeYoung, P. Desiati, R. Ehrlich, R. W. Ellsworth, P. A. Evenson, A. R. Fazely, T. Feser, T. K. Gaisser, J. Gallagher, R. Ganugapati, H. Geenen, A. Goldschmidt, J. A. Goodman, R. M. Gunasingha, A. Hallgren, F. Halzen, K. Hanson, R. Hardtke, T. Hauschildt, D. Hays, K. Helbing, M. Hellwig, P. Herquet, G. C. Hill, D. Hubert, B. Hughey, P. O. Hulth, K. Hultqvist, S. Hundertmark, J. Jacobsen, G. S. Japaridze, A. Jones, A. Karle, H. Kawai, M. Kestel, N. Kitamura, R. Koch, L. Köpke, M. Kowalski, J. I. Lamoureux, H. Leich, I. Liubarsky, J. Madsen, H. S. Matis, C. P. McParland, T. Messarius, P. Mészáros, Y. Minaeva, R. H. Minor, P. Miočinović, H. Miyamoto, R. Morse, R. Nahnhauer, T. Neunhöffer, P. Niessen, D. R. Nygren, H. Ögelman, P. Olbrechts, S. Patton, R. Paulos, C. Pérez de los Heros, A. C. Pohl, J. Pretz, P. B. Price, G. T. Przybylski, K. Rawlins, S. Razzaque, E. Resconi, W. Rhode, M. Ribordy, S. Richter, H. G. Sander, K. Schinarakis, S. Schlenstedt, D. Schneider, R. Schwarz, D. Seckel, A. J. Smith, M. Solarz, G. M. Spiczak, C. Spiering, M. Stamatikos, T. Stanev, D. Steele, P. Steffen, T. Stezelberger, R. G. Stokstad, K. H. Sulanke, G. W. Sullivan, T. J. Sumner, I. Taboada, S. Tilav, N. van Eijndhoven, W. Wagner, C. Walck, R. R. Wang, C. H. Wiebusch, C. Wiedemann, R. Wischnewski, H. Wissing, K. Woschnagg, S. Yoshida

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Abstract

The IceCube neutrino telescope, to be constructed near the Antarctic South Pole, represents the next generation of neutrino telescope. Its large 1 km3 size will make it uniquely sensitive to the detection of neutrinos from astrophysical sources. The current design of the detector is presented. The basic performance of the detector and its ability to search for neutrinos from various astrophysical sources has been studied using detailed simulations and is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)519-525
Number of pages7
JournalNew Astronomy Reviews
Volume48
Issue number5-6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2004
Externally publishedYes

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Ahrens, J., Bahcall, J. N., Bai, X., Bay, R. C., Becka, T., Becker, K. H., ... Yoshida, S. (2004). Status of the IceCube neutrino observatory. New Astronomy Reviews, 48(5-6), 519-525. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.newar.2003.12.031

Status of the IceCube neutrino observatory. / Ahrens, J.; Bahcall, J. N.; Bai, X.; Bay, R. C.; Becka, T.; Becker, K. H.; Berley, D.; Bernardini, E.; Bertrand, D.; Besson, D. Z.; Blaufuss, E.; Boersma, D. J.; Böser, S.; Bohm, C.; Botner, O.; Bouchta, A.; Bouhali, Othmane; Burgess, T.; Carithers, W.; Castermans, T.; Cavin, J.; Chinowsky, W.; Chirkin, D.; Collin, B.; Conrad, J.; Cooley, J.; Cowen, D. F.; Davour, A.; de Clercq, C.; DeYoung, T.; Desiati, P.; Ehrlich, R.; Ellsworth, R. W.; Evenson, P. A.; Fazely, A. R.; Feser, T.; Gaisser, T. K.; Gallagher, J.; Ganugapati, R.; Geenen, H.; Goldschmidt, A.; Goodman, J. A.; Gunasingha, R. M.; Hallgren, A.; Halzen, F.; Hanson, K.; Hardtke, R.; Hauschildt, T.; Hays, D.; Helbing, K.; Hellwig, M.; Herquet, P.; Hill, G. C.; Hubert, D.; Hughey, B.; Hulth, P. O.; Hultqvist, K.; Hundertmark, S.; Jacobsen, J.; Japaridze, G. S.; Jones, A.; Karle, A.; Kawai, H.; Kestel, M.; Kitamura, N.; Koch, R.; Köpke, L.; Kowalski, M.; Lamoureux, J. I.; Leich, H.; Liubarsky, I.; Madsen, J.; Matis, H. S.; McParland, C. P.; Messarius, T.; Mészáros, P.; Minaeva, Y.; Minor, R. H.; Miočinović, P.; Miyamoto, H.; Morse, R.; Nahnhauer, R.; Neunhöffer, T.; Niessen, P.; Nygren, D. R.; Ögelman, H.; Olbrechts, P.; Patton, S.; Paulos, R.; Pérez de los Heros, C.; Pohl, A. C.; Pretz, J.; Price, P. B.; Przybylski, G. T.; Rawlins, K.; Razzaque, S.; Resconi, E.; Rhode, W.; Ribordy, M.; Richter, S.; Sander, H. G.; Schinarakis, K.; Schlenstedt, S.; Schneider, D.; Schwarz, R.; Seckel, D.; Smith, A. J.; Solarz, M.; Spiczak, G. M.; Spiering, C.; Stamatikos, M.; Stanev, T.; Steele, D.; Steffen, P.; Stezelberger, T.; Stokstad, R. G.; Sulanke, K. H.; Sullivan, G. W.; Sumner, T. J.; Taboada, I.; Tilav, S.; van Eijndhoven, N.; Wagner, W.; Walck, C.; Wang, R. R.; Wiebusch, C. H.; Wiedemann, C.; Wischnewski, R.; Wissing, H.; Woschnagg, K.; Yoshida, S.

In: New Astronomy Reviews, Vol. 48, No. 5-6, 01.04.2004, p. 519-525.

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Ahrens, J, Bahcall, JN, Bai, X, Bay, RC, Becka, T, Becker, KH, Berley, D, Bernardini, E, Bertrand, D, Besson, DZ, Blaufuss, E, Boersma, DJ, Böser, S, Bohm, C, Botner, O, Bouchta, A, Bouhali, O, Burgess, T, Carithers, W, Castermans, T, Cavin, J, Chinowsky, W, Chirkin, D, Collin, B, Conrad, J, Cooley, J, Cowen, DF, Davour, A, de Clercq, C, DeYoung, T, Desiati, P, Ehrlich, R, Ellsworth, RW, Evenson, PA, Fazely, AR, Feser, T, Gaisser, TK, Gallagher, J, Ganugapati, R, Geenen, H, Goldschmidt, A, Goodman, JA, Gunasingha, RM, Hallgren, A, Halzen, F, Hanson, K, Hardtke, R, Hauschildt, T, Hays, D, Helbing, K, Hellwig, M, Herquet, P, Hill, GC, Hubert, D, Hughey, B, Hulth, PO, Hultqvist, K, Hundertmark, S, Jacobsen, J, Japaridze, GS, Jones, A, Karle, A, Kawai, H, Kestel, M, Kitamura, N, Koch, R, Köpke, L, Kowalski, M, Lamoureux, JI, Leich, H, Liubarsky, I, Madsen, J, Matis, HS, McParland, CP, Messarius, T, Mészáros, P, Minaeva, Y, Minor, RH, Miočinović, P, Miyamoto, H, Morse, R, Nahnhauer, R, Neunhöffer, T, Niessen, P, Nygren, DR, Ögelman, H, Olbrechts, P, Patton, S, Paulos, R, Pérez de los Heros, C, Pohl, AC, Pretz, J, Price, PB, Przybylski, GT, Rawlins, K, Razzaque, S, Resconi, E, Rhode, W, Ribordy, M, Richter, S, Sander, HG, Schinarakis, K, Schlenstedt, S, Schneider, D, Schwarz, R, Seckel, D, Smith, AJ, Solarz, M, Spiczak, GM, Spiering, C, Stamatikos, M, Stanev, T, Steele, D, Steffen, P, Stezelberger, T, Stokstad, RG, Sulanke, KH, Sullivan, GW, Sumner, TJ, Taboada, I, Tilav, S, van Eijndhoven, N, Wagner, W, Walck, C, Wang, RR, Wiebusch, CH, Wiedemann, C, Wischnewski, R, Wissing, H, Woschnagg, K & Yoshida, S 2004, 'Status of the IceCube neutrino observatory', New Astronomy Reviews, vol. 48, no. 5-6, pp. 519-525. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.newar.2003.12.031
Ahrens J, Bahcall JN, Bai X, Bay RC, Becka T, Becker KH et al. Status of the IceCube neutrino observatory. New Astronomy Reviews. 2004 Apr 1;48(5-6):519-525. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.newar.2003.12.031
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