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Introduction

  • Thomas MeuresEmail author
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Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)

Abstract

The investigations, conducted in the frame of this thesis, are dedicated to the development and verification of techniques for the detection of ultra-high energy neutrinos, using the coherent radio emission from neutrino-induced cascades.

Keywords

Neutrino Flux High Energy Neutrino Astroparticle Physic Pierre Auger Observatory Cosmic Neutrino 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Université Libre de Bruxelles – IIHEBrusselsBelgium

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