High Energy Neutrinos from Gamma-Ray Bursts with Precursor Supernovae

Soebur Razzaque, Peter Istvan Meszaros, Eli Waxman

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Abstract

The high energy neutrino signature from proton-proton and photo-meson interactions in a supernova remnant shell ejected prior to a gamma-ray burst provides a test for the precursor supernova, or supranova, model of gamma-ray bursts. Protons in the supernova remnant shell and photons entrapped from a supernova explosion or a pulsar wind from a fast-rotating neutron star remnant provide ample targets for protons escaping the internal shocks of the gamma-ray burst to interact and produce high energy neutrinos. We calculate the expected neutrino fluxes, which can be detected by current and future experiments.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume90
Issue number24
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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