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Astrophysics, Gamma Ray Bursts, Neutrino Physics, Neutrino Physics, Particles and Fields, Weak interactions

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R. Abbasi, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Searches for high-energy neutrino emission in the Galaxy with the combined IceCube-AMANDA detector," Astrophys. J. 763, 33 (2013)
M. G. Aartsen, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Measurement of the cosmic ray energy spectrum with IceTop-73," Phys. Rev. D 88, 042004 (2013)
M. G. Aartsen, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Search for Galactic PeV Gamma Rays with the IceCube Neutrino Observatory," Phys. Rev. D 87, 062002 (2013)
R. Abbasi, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Search for Relativistic Magnetic Monopoles with IceCube," Phys. Rev. D 87, 022001 (2013)
R. Abbasi, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Lateral Distribution of Muons in IceCube Cosmic Ray Events," Phys. Rev. D 87, 012005 (2013)
M. G. Aartsen, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "First Observation of PeV-Energy Neutrinos with IceCube," Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 021103 (2013) Abstract/Comments
M. G. Aartsen, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Measurement of Atmospheric Neutrino Oscillations with IceCube," Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 081801 (2013)
M. G. Aartsen, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Measurement of Atmospheric Neutrino Oscillations with IceCube," Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 081801 (2013)
M. G. Aartsen, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Search for dark matter annihilations in the Sun with the 79-string IceCube detector," Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 131302 (2013)
M. G. Aartsen, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Measurement of the Atmospheric Electron Neutrino flux in IceCube," Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 151105 (2013)
M. G. Aartsen, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Evidence for High-Energy Extraterrestrial Neutrinos at the IceCube Detector," Science 342, 6161 (2013)
M. Smith, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "The Astrophysical Multimessenger Observatory Network (AMON)," Astropart. Phys. 45, 56 – 70 (2013)
R. Abbasi, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Measurement of South Pole ice transparency with the IceCube LED calibration system," Nucl. Instrum. Methods A 711, 73 – 89 (2013)
R. Abbasi, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "IceTop: The surface component of IceCube," Nucl. Instrum. Methods A 700, 188 – 220 (2013)
R. Abbasi, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Searches for periodic neutrino emission from binary systems with 22 and 40 strings of IceCube," Astrophys. J. 748, 118 (2012)
R. Abbasi, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Observation of an Anisotropy in the Galactic Cosmic Ray arrival direction at 400 TeV with IceCube," Astrophys. J. 746, 33 (2012)
R. Abbasi, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "An absence of neutrinos associated with cosmic-ray acceleration in gamma-ray bursts," Nature 484, 351 – 354 (2012)
R. Abbasi, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "A Search for UHE Tau Neutrinos with IceCube," Phys. Rev. D 86, 022005 (2012)
R. Abbasi, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Multi-year search for dark matter annihilations in the Sun with the AMANDA-II and IceCube detectors," Phys. Rev. D 85, 042002 (2012)
R. Abbasi, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Searching for soft relativistic jets in Core-collapse Supernovae with the IceCube Optical Follow-up Program," Astron. Astrophys. 539, A60 (2012)
R. Abbasi, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Searching for soft relativistic jets in Core-collapse Supernovae with the IceCube Optical Follow-up Program," Astron. Astrophys. 539, A60 (2012)
R. Abbasi, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Observation of Anisotropy in the Arrival Directions of Galactic Cosmic Rays at Multiple Angular Scales with IceCube," Astrophys. J. 740, 16 – 33 (2011)
R. Abbasi, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Observation of Anisotropy in the Arrival Directions of Galactic Cosmic Rays at Multiple Angular Scales with IceCube," Astrophys. J. 740, 16 – 33 (2011)
R. Abbasi, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "A Search for a Diffuse Flux of Astrophysical Muon Neutrinos with the IceCube 40-String Detector," Phys. Rev. D 84, 082001 (2011)
R. Abbasi, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Constraints on the extremely-high energy cosmic neutrino flux with the IceCube 2008-2009 data," Phys. Rev. D 83, 092003 (2011)
R. Abbasi, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Limits on Neutrino Emission from Gamma-Ray Bursts with the 40 String IceCube Detector," Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 141101 (2011)
R. Abbasi, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Search for neutrino-induced cascades with five years of AMANDA data," Astropart. Phys. 34, 420 – 430 (2011)
R. Abbasi, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "IceCube Sensitivity for Low-Energy Neutrinos from Nearby Supernovae," Astron. Astrophys. 535, A109 (2011)
R. Abbasi, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Search for Muon Neutrinos from Gamma-Ray Bursts with the IceCube Neutrino Telescope," Astrophys. J. 710, 346 – 359 (2010)
R. Abbasi, et al., "Limits on a muon flux from Kaluza-Klein dark matter annihilations in the Sun from the IceCube 22-string detector," Phys. Rev. D 81, 057101 (2010)
R. Abbasi, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Measurement of sound speed vs. depth in South Pole ice for neutrino astronomy," Astropart. Phys. 33, 277 – 286 (2010)
R. Abbasi, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Search for relativistic magnetic monopoles with the AMANDA-II neutrino telescope," Eur. Phys. J. C 69, 361 – 378 (2010)
D. F. Cowen (for the ICECUBE Collaboration), "The Physics Potential of IceCube's Deep Core Sub-Detector", in XIII International Workshop on Neutrino Telescopes, Ed.: M. Baldo-Ceolin (, 2009) p.
R. Abbasi, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Search for High Energy Muon Neutrinos from the "Naked Eye" GRB 080319B with the IceCube Neutrino Telescope," Astrophys. J. 701, 1721 – 1731 (2009)
R. Abbasi, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "First Neutrino Point-Source Results From the 22-String IceCube Detector," Astrophys. J. Lett. 701, 47 – 51 (2009)
R. Abbasi, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Determination of the atmospheric neutrino flux and searches for new physics with AMANDA-II," Phys. Rev. D 79, 102005 (2009) Abstract/Comments
R. Abbasi, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Search for point sources of high energy neutrinos with final data from AMANDA-II," Phys. Rev. D 79, 062001 (2009)
R. Abbasi, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Limits on a Muon Flux from Neutralino Annihilations in the Sun with the IceCube 22-String Detector," Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 201302 (2009)
D. F. Cowen, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Tau neutrinos in IceCube," J. Phys. Conf. Ser 60, 227 – 230 (2009)
R. Abbasi, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Search for neutrinos from GRBs with AMANDA and IceCube", in Proc. Gamma Ray Bursts 2007, (, 2008) p.
C. Rott, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Neutrino Oscillation Measurements with IceCube", in Proc. 34th International Conference on High Energy Physics, Ed.: A.J.S. Smith and N. Lockyer, Eds. (, 2008) p.
M. Ackermann, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Search for ultra high-energy neutrinos with AMANDA-II," Astrophys. J. 675, 1014 – 1040 (2008)
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "The search for muon neutrinos from Northern Hemisphere gamma ray bursts with the Antarctic Muon and Neutrino Detector Array," Astrophys. J. 674, 357 – 370 (2008)
R. Abbasi, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Solar energetic particle spectrum on 13 December 2006 determined by IceTop," Astrophys. J. Lett. 689, 65 – 68 (2008)
D. F. Cowen (for the ICECUBE Collaboration), "Tau neutrinos in IceCube," J. Phys. Conf. Ser 60, 227 – 230 (2008)
D. F. Cowen (for the ICECUBE Collaboration), "Neutrino physics with IceCube," J. Phys. Conf. Ser 110, 062005 (2008)
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "AMANDA and IceCube: news and neutrino analyses", in Proc. Colliders to Cosmic Rays 2007, Ed.: M. Tripathi and R. E. Breedon (AIP, 2007) 928, p. 69-76
M. Ackermann, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Particle astrophysics from the cold: Results and perspectives of IceCube", in Proc. 1st AFI Symp. "From the Vacuum to the Universe", (, 2007) p. 6-19
T. M. Montaruli, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "First results of the IceCube Observatory on high energy neutrino astronomy", in Proc. 10th Int. Conf. on Topics in Astropart. and Underground Phys., (, 2007) p.
T. Gaisser, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Performance of the IceTop array", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Effect of the improved data acquisition system of IceCube on its neutrino-detection capabilities", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Response of IceTop tanks to low-energy particles", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Neutrino physics with IceCube", in Proc. XII Int. Workshop on Neutrino Telescopes, (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "EHE neutrino search with the IceCube 9 string array", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
M. Ackermann, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Measurement of the atmospheric neutrino flux with AMANDA-II and IceCube", in Proc. 10th Int. Conf. on Topics in Astropart. and Underground Phys., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Search for neutralino dark matter with the AMANDA neutrino telescope", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Search for TeV gamma-rays from point sources with SPASE-2", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "IceTop - cosmic ray physics with IceCube", in Proc. Rome Int. Conf. on Astropart. Phys., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Searches for a diffuse flux of extraterrestrial muon neutrinos with AMANDA-II and IceCube", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Point source analysis for cosmic neutrinos beyond PeV energies with AMANDA and IceCube", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
J. Ahrens, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Testing alternative oscillation scenarios with atmospheric neutrinos using AMANDA-II data from 2000 to 2003", in Proc. 4th Meeting on CPT and Lorentz Symmetry, (, 2007) p.
C. Ha, C. Rott, T. DeYoung, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "The combined AMANDA and IceCube neutrino telescope", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Exotic particle searches with IceCube", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "IceTop tank response to muons", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Search for neutrino-induced cascades with AMANDA data taken in 2000–2004", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "All-sky search for transient sources of neutrinos using five years of AMANDA-II data", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Detecting GRBs with IceCube and optical follow-up observations", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Cosmic rays in IceCube: composition-sensitive observables", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Radio detection of GZK neutrinos - AURA status and plans", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Muon energy reconstruction and atmospheric neutrino spectrum unfolding with the IceCube detector", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
S. Seo, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "IceCube: neutrino telescope at the South Pole", in Proc. XXI Recontres de Physique de la Vallée d'Aoste, (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Neutrino point source search strategies for AMANDA-II and results from 2005", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Search for neutralino dark matter with the AMANDA neutrino telescope and prospects for IceCube", in Proc. 6th Int. Heidelberg Conf. on Dark Matter in Astro and Part. Phys. (DARK 2007), (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "IceCube – construction status, performance results of the 22 string detector", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Subrelativistic particle searches with the AMANDA-II detector", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Lateral distribution of air shower signals and initial energy spectrum above 1 PeV from IceTop", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Astroparticle physics with the AMANDA neutrino telescope", in Proc. 2007 Europhysics Conf. on High Energy Phys., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Likelihood deconvolution of diffuse prompt and extraterrestrial neutrino fluxes in the AMANDA-II detector", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Cluster search for neutrino flares from pre-defined directions", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
M. Ackermann, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Neutrino triggered target of opportunity (NToO) test run with AMANDA-II and MAGIC", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Measuring cosmic ray composition at the knee with SPASE-2 and AMANDA-II", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Reconstruction of high energy muon events in IceCube using waveforms", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Atmospheric muon neutrino analysis with IceCube", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, D. Williams, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "IceCube performance with artificial light sources: the road to cascade analyses", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
M. Ackermann, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Identification of extremely high energy contained neutrino events with the IceCube Observatory", in Proc. 10th Int. Conf. on Topics in Astropart. and Underground Phys., (, 2007) p.
C. Rott, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Indirect searches for dark matter with IceCube", in Proc. 10th Int. Conf. on Topics in Astropart. and Underground Phys., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Search for relativistic magnetic monopoles with the AMANDA-II detector", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
X. Bai, T. Gaisser, T. Stanev, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "IceTop/IceCube coincidences", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
D. F. Cowen, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Neutrino physics with IceCube", in Proc. 2007 Europhysics Conf. on High Energy Phys., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Multi-year search for UHE diffuse neutrino flux with AMANDA-II", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Search for signatures of extra-terrestrial neutrinos with a multipole analysis of the AMANDA-II sky map", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Search for neutrinos from gamma ray bursts with AMANDA and IceCube", in Proc. 6th Int. Workshop on New Worlds in Astropart. Phys., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Heliospheric physics with IceTop", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Improved Cherenkov light propagation methods for the IceCube neutrino telescope", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
J. Ahrens, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Testing alternative oscillation scenarios with atmospheric neutrinos using AMANDA-II data from 2000 to 2003", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
D. Williams, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Status of IceCube and future plans", in Proc. 6th Int. Workshop on Next Generation Nucleon Decay and Neutrino Detectors (NNN06), (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Very high energy electromagnetic cascades in the LPM regime with IceCube", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
M. Ackermann, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Diffuse high-energy neutrino searches in AMANDA-II and IceCube", in Proc. 10th Int. Conf. on Topics in Astropart. and Underground Phys., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Prospects of dark matter detection in IceCube", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Study of high pt muons in air showers with IceCube", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Status and results from AMANDA/IceCube", in Proc. Joint Eur. and Natl. Astron. Meeting, (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Measurement of the atmospheric lepton energy spectra with AMANDA-II", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Nine-string IceCube point source analysis", in Proc. 30th Int. Cosmic Ray Conf., (, 2007) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Search for neutrino-induced cascades from gamma-ray bursts with AMANDA," Astrophys. J. 664, 397 – 410 (2007)
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Detection of atmospheric muon neutrinos with the IceCube 9-string detector," Phys. Rev. D 76, 027101 (2007)
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Multiyear search for a diffuse flux of muon neutrinos with AMANDA-II," Phys. Rev. D 76, 042008 (2007)
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Five years of searches for point sources of astrophysical neutrinos with the AMANDA-II neutrino telescope," Phys. Rev. D 75, 102001 (2007)
T. DeYoung, S. Razzaque and D. F. Cowen, "Astrophysical tau neutrino detection in kilometer-scale Cherenkov detectors via muonic tau decay," Astropart. Phys. 27, 238 – 243 (2007)
C. Rott, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "IceCube: Performance, status, and future", in Proceedings of XIV Int. Symp. on Very High Energy Cosmic Ray Interactions, (, 2006) p.
D. F. Cowen, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Tau neutrinos in IceCube", in Proc. 2nd Workshop on TeV Particle Astrophysics, (, 2006) p.
P. Toale, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Neutrino Astronomy at the South Pole", in Proc. XLI Rencontres de Moriond Workshop on Electroweak Interactions and Unified Theories, (, 2006) p.
T. DeYoung, S. Razzaque and D. F. Cowen, "A novel tau signature in neutrino telescopes", in Proceedings of 2nd Workshop on TeV Particle Astrophysics, (, 2006) p.
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Limits on the high-energy gamma and neutrino fluxes from the SGR 1806-20 giant flare of December 27th, 2004 with the AMANDA-II detector," Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 221101 (2006)
M. Ackermann, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "On the selection of AGN neutrino source candidates for a source stacking analysis with neutrino telescopes," Astropart. Phys. 26, 282 – 300 (2006)
A. Achterberg, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "First year performance of the IceCube neutrino telescope," Astropart. Phys. 26, 155 – 230 (2006)
M. Ackermann, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "The IceCube Neutrino Observatory," Nucl. Phys. Proc. Suppl. 143, 367 – 370 (2005)
J. Ahrens, et al. (ICECUBE Collaboration), "Sensitivity of the IceCube Detector to Astrophysical Sources of High Energy Muon Neutrinos," Astropart. Phys. 20, 507 – 532 (2004)

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