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Albert, A.; Andre, M.; Anghinolfi, M.; Anton, G.; Ardid Ramírez, M.; Aubert, J.; Avgitas, T.... (2017). Search for relativistic magnetic monopoles with five years of the ANTARES detector data. Journal of High Energy Physics (Online). (7):1-16. https://doi.org/10.1007/JHEP07(2017)054

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Title: Search for relativistic magnetic monopoles with five years of the ANTARES detector data
Author: Albert, A. Andre, M. Anghinolfi, M. Anton, G. Ardid Ramírez, Miguel Aubert, J.J. Avgitas, T. Baret, B. Barrios-Marti, J. Basa, S. Bertin, V. Biagi, S. Bormuth, R. Bourret, S. M. C. Bouwheis Felis-Enguix, Iván Martínez Mora, Juan Antonio Saldaña-Coscollar, María
UPV Unit: Universitat Politècnica de València. Departamento de Física Aplicada - Departament de Física Aplicada
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[EN] A search for magnetic monopoles using five years of data recorded with the ANTARES neutrino telescope from January 2008 to December 2012 with a total live time of 1121 days is presented. The analysis is carried out ...[+]
Subjects: Exotics , Neutrino Detectors and Telescopes (Experiments)
Copyrigths: Reserva de todos los derechos
Source:
Journal of High Energy Physics (Online). (eissn: 1029-8479 )
DOI: 10.1007/JHEP07(2017)054
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag
Publisher version: https://doi.org/10.1007/JHEP07(2017)054
Project ID:
MINECO/FPA2015-65150-C3-1-P
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MINECO/FPA2015-65150-C3-1-P
MINECO/FPA2015-65150-C3-3-P
USPC/ANR-10-LABX-0023
USPC/ANR-11-IDEX-0005-02
Laboratoire d'Excellence OCEVU (Origines, Constituants & ÉVolution de l'Univers)/ANR-11-LABX-0060
A*Midex Foundation/ANR-11-IDEX-0001-02
MINISTERIO DE ECONOMIA INDUSTRIA Y COMPETITIVIDAD /CSD2009-00064
MINISTERIO DE ECONOMIA INDUSTRIA Y COMPETITIVIDAD /FPA2015-65150-C3-2-P
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The authors acknowledge the financial support of the funding agencies: Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Commissariat a l'energie atomique et aux energies alternatives (CEA), Commission Europeenne (FEDER ...[+]
Type: Artículo

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