The Angular Distribution and Flux of Atmospheric Neutrinos

  • T. K. Gaisser
  • Todor Stanev
  • S. A. Bludman
  • H. Lee
Part of the Progress in Physics book series (PMP, volume 9)


Because of the variation in space of the geomagnetic cutoff of the primary cosmic ray spectrum, the flux of ≲ GeV secondary neutrinos is not isotropic. This has important consequences for neutrino physics with underground detectors and for calibration and background studies of nucleon decay experiments.


Angular Dependence Neutrino Oscillation Atmospheric Neutrino Neutrino Flux Primary Spectrum 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. K. Gaisser
    • 1
  • Todor Stanev
    • 1
  • S. A. Bludman
    • 2
  • H. Lee
    • 2
  1. 1.Bartol Research Foundation of The Franklin InstituteUniversity of DelawareNewarkUSA
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

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