ANTARES constraints on a Galactic component of the IceCube cosmic neutrino flux
1 Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia dell'Università di Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 6/2, 40127 Bologna, Italy
2 Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Sezione di Bologna, Viale Berti Pichat 6/2, 40127 Bologna, Italy
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Published online: 6 July 2016
The IceCube evidence for cosmic neutrinos has inspired a large number of hypothesis on their origin, mainly due to the poor precision on the measurement of the direction of showering events. A North/South asymmetry in the present data set suggests the presence of a possible Galactic component. This could be originated either by single point-like sources or from an extended Galactic region. Expected fluxes derived from these hypotheses are presented. Some values have been constrained from the present available upper limits from the ANTARES neutrino telescope.
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