Publications of the Mainz IceCube/AMANDA group

Publications with major contributions by Mainz group

J. Ahrens et al., Searches for supernova neutrino bursts with the AMANDA Detector, Astropart. Phys, 16, 345 (2002) and astro-ph/0105460

M. Ackermann et al., Search for extraterrestrial point sources of high energy neutrinos with AMANDA-II using data collected in 2000-2002, Phys. Rev. D71 (2005) 077102 and arXiv:astro-ph/0412347

T. Neunhöffer, Estimating the Angular Resolution of Tracks in Neutrino Telescopes based on a Likelihood Analysis, Astroparticle Physics 25 (2006) 220-225

T. Neunhöffer and Lutz Köpke, Searching for Localized Cosmic Particle Sources with an Unbinned Maximum Likelihood Approach, Nuclear Instruments and Methods A558 (2006) 561-568

R. Abbasi et al., IceCube sensitivity for low-energy neutrinos from nearby supernovae,  Astronomy &  Astrophysics, Volume 535 (2011) and arXiv:1108.0171

 

Talks and confererence proceedings by Mainz group:

Till Neunhoeffer et al., Supernova burst search with the AMANDA detector, contribution to ICRC 2001

L. Köpke, Recent Results from the AMANDA-II Neutrino Telescope, contribution to ICRC 2003

Thomas Feser et al., Online search for neutrino bursts by AMANDA II, contribution to ICRC 2003

Lutz Köpke, Astroparticle Physics with Neutrinos, overview talk at XXV Physics in Collision, Prague, July 5-9, 2005, AIP conference reports 815

Lutz Köpke and Dan Hooper,Working Group Summary: High energy neutrino physics, Proceedings TeV II conference, Madison, Wisconsin, 2006

J. Ahrens and J. L. Kelley, Testing alternative oscillation scenarios with atmospheric neutrinos using AMANDA-II data from 2000 to 2003, contribution to ICRC 2007 Lutz Köpke, IceCube capability for supernova detection, talk given at the Twenty Years after SN1987A conference, Waikoloa, Hawaii, 2007

Timo Griesel, Hitchhiker’s guide to IceCube, 4th Vistars workshop, Russbach, 2007.

S. Tilav, P. Desiati, T. Kuwabara, D. Rocco, F. Rothmaier, M. Simmons, H.Wissing for the IceCube Collaboration, Atmospheric Variations as Observed by IceCube Contribution to the 31st International Cosmic Ray Conference (ICRC 2009), Lodz, Poland, 7-15 July 2009, arXiv:1001.0776 [astro-ph.HE]

Thomas Kowarik, Timo Griesel and Alexander Piegsa for the IceCube Collaboration Supernova Search with the AMANDA / IceCube Detectors Contribution to the 31st International Cosmic Ray Conference (ICRC 2009), Lodz, Poland, 7-15 July 2009, arXiv:0908.0441 [astro-ph.HE]

Timo Griesel for the IceCube Collaboration, A hitchhikers guide to IceCube’s detection of Supernovae, JIGSAW 2010, Mumbai, India, 22-26 February 2010.

Thomas Kowarik, Supernova Neutrinos in IceCube - an appetizer,JIGSAW 2010, Mumbai, India, 22-26 February 2010.

Lutz Köpke for the IceCube Collaboration, Supernova detection with IceCube, MANTS meeting, Paris, September 2010.

Lutz Köpke for the IceCube Collaboration, Supernova detection with high energy neutrino telescopes, 5th Symposium on large TPCs, Paris, Dezember 14-17, 2010. arXiv:1106.6225 [astro-pe.HE]

Lutz Köpke, SuperKamiokande and IceCube - two complemenary approaches to neutrino astronomy, CCAPP Symposium, Columbus, Ohio, April 4-6, 2011.

Gösta Kroll, Supernova neutrino signal in IceCube, Hanse 2011, Hamburg, July 19-23, 2011.

Jan Lünemann, Search strategies for Dark Matter in nearby Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxies with IceCube, Beijing, China, contribution to ICRC 2011.

 V. Baum, L. Demirors L. Kopke, M. Ribordy, M. Salathe, L. Schulte, Supernova detection with IceCube and beyond, Beijing, China, contribution to ICRC 2011.

 

Recent Internal Reports

Links to the following reports can be found on the Mainz IceCube wiki (password protected):
http://butler.physik.uni-mainz.de/I3Wiki/index.php/Notes,_papers_and_theses

 

L. Köpke, Studies on reduced likelihood, Juni 2009

L. Köpke, Causality criteria in IceCube, Januar 2010

L. Köpke, J. Luenemann, H.-G. Sander, Fitting muon tracks in IceCube with hit/nohit information and Bayesian prior, April 2010

L. Köpke, J. Luenemann, K. Schatto, Fisher information matrix muon track resolution estimator, Mai, 2010

L. Köpke, Time ordered probabilities in IceCube, August 2010

L. Köpke, J. Luenemann, H.-G. Sander, Muon track reconstruction resolution, September 2010

L. Köpke, On the correct treatment of noise in muon track fitting, August 2011

L. Köpke, Significance with correlated measurements, September 2011

V. Baum, L. Köpke and G. Kroll A study of supernova alarms in IC40, IC59 and IC79 - the role of atmospheric muons, Juli 2011  

 

Newer Dissertations and Diploma thesis can be found on the Archimed server

http://ubm.opus.hbz-nrw.de/abfrage_suchen.php

Dissertations

Entwicklung eines neuen Verfahrens zur Suche nach kosmischen Neutrinopunktquellen
mit dem AMANDA Neutrinoteleskop

Date: 08.11.1999 (deutsch)
Author: Neunhöffer, T.

Echtzeit-Suche nach Neutrinoausbrüchen von Supernovae mit dem AMANDA-II Detektor
Date: 06.12.2000 (deutsch)
Author: Feser,T.

Nachweis atmosphaerischer Myonneutrinos und Suche nach extraterrestrischen
Neutrinoquellen in den AMANDA-Daten des Jahres 2002

Date: 16.12.2000 (deutsch)
Author: Becka, T.

Überprüfung der Genauigkeit der Relativitätstheorie mit atmosphärischen Myonneutrinos aus den AMANDA-Daten der Jahre 2000 bis 2003, PhD thesis, Mainz 2007
Author: Ahrens, J.C.

Search for prompt neutrinos with AMANDA-II, PhD thesis, Mainz 2008
Author: Sara Rebecca Gozzini

Supernova-Detektion mit dem IceCube-Neutrinoteleskop, PhD thesis, Mainz 2009
Author: Alexander Piégsa

Supernova neutrinos in AMANDA and IceCube - Monte Carlo development and data analysis, PhD thesis, Mainz 2010
Author: Thomas Kowarik

Optimierung des Nachweises von Supernovae in IceCube, PhD thesis, Mainz 2010,
Author: Timo Griesel

 

Diploma theses

Triggerstudien am Amanda Detektor
Datum: 15.09.2000 (deutsch)
Author: Feser, T.

Aufbau eines Datennahmesystems zum Supernova-Nachweis mit dem AMANDA-Detektor
Datum: 11.10.2000 (deutsch)
Author: Hellwig, M.

Entwicklung einer Echtzeit-Datenfilterung für das Neutrinoteleskop AMANDA
Date: 18.12.2000 (deutsch)
Author: Becka, T.

Ein webbasiertes Überwachungssystem für das AMANDA-Neutrinoteleskop
Date: 02.10.2001 (deutsch)
Author: Ahrens, J.

Untersuchung optischer Module fuer das AMANDA- bzw. IceCube-Projekt
Date: 06.01.2003 (deutsch)
Author: Franzen, O.

Search for MeV-Antineutrinos from Gamma-Ray Bursts and Development of a corresponding Monte Carlo Simulation
Date: 05.09.2003 (english)
Author: Sidro Martin, N.

Optimierung akustischer Sensoren zum Nachweis hochenergetischer kosmischer Teilchen
Date: 12.08.2004 (deutsch)
Author: Stegmaier, J.

Suche nach Supernovae und magnetischen Monopolen mit dem AMANDA-II-Detektor
Date: 21.11.2005 (deutsch)
Author: Kowarik, T.

Gridbasierte IceCube Monte-Carlo-Simulation und Untersuchung eines Spurauflösungsschätzers, Diploma thesis, Mainz 2009
Author: Kai Schatto

Realisierung der IceCube MonteCarlo-Produktion im WLCG und Untersuchung von Auswirkungen meteorologischer Parameter auf die Erzeugung atmosphärischer Myonen, Diploma thesis, Mainz 2009
Author: Klaus Wiebe

Supernova Detection in a future Extension of the IceCube Neutrino Telescope, Diploma thesis, Mainz 2011
Author: Lukas Schulte

Verbesserung der Supernova-Detektion mit dem IceCube-Neutrinoteleskop, Diploma thesis, Mainz 2011
Author: Volker Baum

Effect of noise on IceCube's muon track reconstruction, Bachelor thesis, Mainz 2011
Author: Joschua Hellemeier