GC4ICE3

Search for high energy neutrino emission from the galactic center

 Coordinatore RHEINISCH-WESTFAELISCHE TECHNISCHE HOCHSCHULE AACHEN 

 Organization address address: Templergraben 55
city: AACHEN
postcode: 52062

contact info
Titolo: Prof.
Nome: Ernst
Cognome: Schmachtenberg
Email: send email
Telefono: -8090682
Fax: -8092682

 Nazionalità Coordinatore Germany [DE]
 Totale costo 75˙000 €
 EC contributo 75˙000 €
 Programma FP7-PEOPLE
Specific programme "People" implementing the Seventh Framework Programme of the European Community for research, technological development and demonstration activities (2007 to 2013)
 Code Call FP7-PEOPLE-2009-RG
 Funding Scheme MC-IRG
 Anno di inizio 2009
 Periodo (anno-mese-giorno) 2009-11-01   -   2012-10-31

 Partecipanti

# participant  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    RHEINISCH-WESTFAELISCHE TECHNISCHE HOCHSCHULE AACHEN

 Organization address address: Templergraben 55
city: AACHEN
postcode: 52062

contact info
Titolo: Prof.
Nome: Ernst
Cognome: Schmachtenberg
Email: send email
Telefono: -8090682
Fax: -8092682

DE (AACHEN) coordinator 75˙000.00

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dr    view    telescope    energy    astro    events    reconstruction    icecube    boersma    neutrino   

 Obiettivo del progetto (Objective)

'Main purpose of the IceCube neutrino telescope is to detect high energy neutrinos of astro- physical origin. Within this project we aim to extend the field of view of the instrument to observe the galactic center, which is not in the generic field of view of a neutrino telescope at the South Pole. This can be accomplished by a new data selection, which detects events of particularily high energy or events of low energy starting inside the detector and by the development of new, more sophisticated reconstruction methods. We propose to reintegrate Dr. David J. Boersma, who has previously been employed by the University of Wisconsin (Madison, USA),into the European astro-particle physics community. The IRG funds will be used for the foundation of a junior research group focused on this topic. Dr. Boersma is a key researcher of the IceCube neutrino telescope and expert on the reconstruction software. He has already succesfully conducted a similar analysis focused on the detection of the shadow of the Moon in underground cosmic rays muons.'

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