Physics of Particles and Nuclei

, Volume 49, Issue 4, pp 497–507 | Cite as

High Energy Neutrino Astronomy: Where Do We Stand, Where Do We Go?

  • Christian SpieringEmail author


With the identification of a diffuse flux of astrophysical (“cosmic”) neutrinos in the TeV–PeV energy range, IceCube has opened a new window to the Universe. However, the corresponding cosmic landscape is still uncharted: so far, the observed flux does not show any clear association with known source classes. In the present talk, I sketch the way from Baikal-NT200 to IceCube and summarize IceCube’s recent astrophysics results. Finally, I describe the present projects to built even larger detectors: GVD in Lake Baikal, KM3NeT in the Mediterranean Sea and IceCube-Gen2 at the South Pole. These detectors will allow studying the high-energy neutrino sky in much more detail than the present arrays permit.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.DESYZeuthenGermany

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