Atmospheric Neutrinos and Astrophysical Neutrinos in Proton Decay Experiments

  • Arnon Dar
Part of the Progress in Physics book series (PMP, volume 9)


We present simple analytical estimates of the fluxes of atmospheric and interstellar neutrinos. We show that the geomagnetic cutoff strongly suppresses the fluxes of atmospheric neutrinos below 1 GeV from directions of low magnetic latitudes and may open a window for neutrino astronomy. We demonstrate the validity of our estimates through indirect tests.


Zenith Angle Proton Decay Galactic Center Atmospheric Neutrino Geomagnetic Effect 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arnon Dar
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

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