Multi-Messenger Signatures of PeV-ZeV Cosmic Ray Sources [HEAP]

http://arxiv.org/abs/1703.00890


We discuss likely sources of cosmic rays in the $10^{15}-10^{20}$ eV range and their possible very high energy neutrino and gamma-ray signatures which could serve to identify these sources and constrain their physics. Among these sources we discuss in particular low luminosity gamma-ray bursts, including choked and shock-breakout objects, tidal disruption events and white dwarf mergers. Among efforts aimed at simultaneous secondary multi-messenger detections we discuss the AMON program.

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P. Meszaros, K. Murase, K. Asano, et. al.
Fri, 3 Mar 17
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Comments: 9 pages; Based on a talk given at the Origin of Cosmic Rays: Beyond the Standard Model 2016 conference in San Vito di Cadore, Dolomites; This is not a comprehensive review; it is weighted towards work in the author has been more personally involved

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