Design and Sensitivity of the Radio Neutrino Observatory in Greenland (RNO-G)

IceCube Collaboration, Stijn Buitink, Simon De Kockere, Krijn De Vries, Olaf Scholten, Dieder Van den Broeck

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)
96 Downloads (Pure)

Abstract

This article presents the design of the Radio Neutrino Observatory Greenland (RNO-G) and discusses its scientific prospects. Using an array of radio sensors, RNO-G seeks to measure neutrinos above 10 PeV by exploiting the Askaryan effect in neutrino-induced cascades in ice. We discuss the experimental considerations that drive the design of RNO-G, present first measurements of the hardware that is to be deployed and discuss the projected sensitivity of the instrument. RNO-G will be the first production-scale radio detector for in-ice neutrino signals.
Original languageEnglish
Article numberP03025
Number of pages51
JournalJournal of Instrumentation
Volume16
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2021

Bibliographical note

51 pages, 27 figures, prepared for JINST

Keywords

  • astro-ph.IM
  • astro-ph.HE

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Design and Sensitivity of the Radio Neutrino Observatory in Greenland (RNO-G)'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this