Astrophysical high-energy neutrinos and gamma-ray bursts

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Abstract

High-energy neutrinos from gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) have been expected in various scenarios. Many predictions for prompt and afterglow emission were done in the pre-Swift era. After the launch of Swift, several new discoveries such as flares have allowed us to expect additional new possibilities of high-energy neutrino emission from GRBs. In this paper, we overview various predictions of GRB neutrino emission, and discuss feature prospects. High-energy neutrino signals may be detected by future-coming large neutrino detectors such as IceCube and KM3Net. If detected, they should be very useful to know the nature of cosmic-ray acceleration sites. It would also help us to reveal the possible connection between ultra-high-energy cosmic rays (UHECRs) and GRBs. Finally, we also compare a prediction of GRB neutrinos with several predictions for other sources such as active galactic nuclei (AGN) and clusters of galaxies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2008 Nanjing Gamma-Ray Burst Conference
Pages201-206
Number of pages6
Volume1065
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2008
Event2008 Nanjing Gamma-Ray Burst Conference - Nanjing, China
Duration: Jun 23 2008Jun 27 2008

Other

Other2008 Nanjing Gamma-Ray Burst Conference
CountryChina
CityNanjing
Period6/23/086/27/08

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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