E10 : LEAK – Low Energy Astrophysics with KM3NeT

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KM3NeT, the next generation neutrino telescope, is currently under deployment in the Mediterranean Sea. While its two different sites, ORCA and ARCA, have been designed for mass ordering determination and high-energy astronomy respectively, we propose to use them as low-energy telescopes to study the MeV-GeV neutrino transient sky. In particular, we want to focus on galactic corecollapse supernovae and solar flares. Three different work packages (WP) are proposed: the first one will be dedicated to performing noise studies in view of increasing the sensitivity of KM3NeT in this energy range, the second WP will explore the potential synergy between KM3NeT, DUNE and DarkSide in supernova neutrino searches, and the last WP will evaluate the ability of KM3NeT to be used as a solar flare telescope.

  • PositionNameLaboratoryGrade/Employer
    WP leaderGwenhaël de Wasseige (KM3NeT)APCPost-doc, Univ. Paris Diderot / CNRS
    WP co-leaderThierry FoglizzoAIMResearcher, CEA
    WP memberAnne-Cécile BuelletAIMPhD student, Univ. Paris-Saclay
    WP memberAlexis Coleiro (KM3NeT)APCMCF, Univ. Paris Diderot
    WP memberJaime Dawson (DUNE)APCCRCN, CNRS
    WP memberDavide Franco (DarkSide)APCCRCN, CNRS
    WP memberJérôme GuiletAIMResearcher, CEA
    WP memberAntoine Kouchner (KM3NeT)APCPR, Univ. Paris Diderot
    WP memberKarl-Ludwig KleinLESIAAstronome, Obs. de Paris
    WP memberMicaela OertelLUThDR, CNRS
    WP memberJérôme NovakLUThDR, CNRS
    WP memberAurélien PascalLUThPhD student, Obs. de Paris/PSL
    WP memberThomas Patzak (DUNE)APCPR, Univ. Paris Diderot
    WP memberAlessandra Tonazzo (DUNE)APCPR, Univ. Paris Diderot
    WP memberVéronique van Elewyck (KM3NeT)APCMCF, Univ. Paris Diderot
    WP memberCristina VolpeAPCDR, CNRS
    WP memberMatteo BugliAIMPost-doc, CEA