publication . Article . 2013

PeV Neutrinos Observed by IceCube from Cores of Active Galactic Nuclei

Floyd W. Stecker;
Open Access
  • Published: 15 Aug 2013 Journal: Physical Review D, volume 88 (issn: 1550-7998, eissn: 1550-2368, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: American Physical Society (APS)
Abstract
I show that the high energy neutrino flux predicted to arise from active galactic nuclei cores can explain the PeV neutrinos detected by IceCube without conflicting with the constraints from the observed extragalactic cosmic-ray and gamma-ray backgrounds.
Subjects
arXiv: Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical PhenomenaAstrophysics::Instrumentation and Methods for AstrophysicsAstrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic AstrophysicsAstrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics
free text keywords: Nuclear and High Energy Physics
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