INVESTIGADORES
JARNE Cecilia Gisele
artículos
Título:
A SEARCH FOR POINT SOURCES OF EeV NEUTRONS
Autor/es:
THE PIERRE AUGER COLABORATION; C. JARNE
Revista:
ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL
Editorial:
IOP PUBLISHING LTD
Referencias:
Lugar: Londres; Año: 2012 vol. 760 p. 1 - 1
ISSN:
0004-637X
Resumen:
A thorough search of the sky exposed at the Pierre Auger Cosmic Ray Observatory reveals no statistically significant excess of events in any small solid angle that would be indicative of a flux of neutral particles from a discrete source. The search covers from ?90° to +15° in declination using four different energy ranges above 1 EeV (1018 eV). The method used in this search is more sensitive to neutrons than to photons. The upper limit on a neutron flux is derived for a dense grid of directions for each of the four energy ranges. These results constrain scenarios for the production of ultrahigh energy cosmic rays in the Galaxy.
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