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Measuring the atmospheric neutrino oscillation parameters and constraining the 3+1 neutrino model with ten years of ANTARES data

Abstract

The ANTARES neutrino telescope has an energy threshold of a few tens of GeV. This allows to study the phenomenon of atmospheric muon neutrino disappearance due to neutrino oscillations. In a similar way, constraints on the 3+1 neutrino model, which foresees the existence of one sterile neutrino, can be inferred. Using data collected by the ANTARES neutrino telescope from 2007 to 2016, a new measurement of Δm 32 2 and θ23 has been performed — which is consistent with world best-fit values — and constraints on the 3+1 neutrino model have been derived.

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Albert, A., André, M., Anghinolfi, M. et al. Measuring the atmospheric neutrino oscillation parameters and constraining the 3+1 neutrino model with ten years of ANTARES data. J. High Energ. Phys. 2019, 113 (2019) doi:10.1007/JHEP06(2019)113

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Keywords

  • Neutrino Detectors and Telescopes (experiments)
  • Oscillation