Search for neutrino-induced low-energy-electron-event clusters in Kamiokande-II

K. S. Hirata, K. Inoue, T. Ishida, T. Kajita, K. Kihara, M. Nakahata, K. Nakamura, S. Ohara, N. Sato, Y. Totsuka, Y. Yaginuma, M. Mori, Y. Oyama, A. Suzuki, K. Takahashi, M. Yamada, T. Suda, T. Tajima, K. Miyano, H. MiyataH. Takei, Y. Fukuda, E. Kodera, Y. Nagashima, M. Takita, K. Kaneyuki, T. Tanimori, E. W. Beier, E. D. Frank, W. Frati, S. B. Kim, A. K. Mann, F. M. Newcomer, R. Van Berg, W. Zhang

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Abstract

Following earlier searches by the Kamiokande-II Collaboration for neutrino-induced events of special interest, a further intensive search has been made for electron events in the energy interval 6Ee30 MeV, which are clustered in time. No time cluster which might be interpreted as a neutrino burst was found in 2.8 yr of data apart from the burst from SN 1987A. An unusual group of events, not the result of a neutrino interaction in the detector, but clustered in time and space within the detector was observed; information concerning it is presented here.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3355-3360
Number of pages6
JournalPhysical Review D
Volume45
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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