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      High Energy Neutrinos from Cosmological Gamma-Ray Burst Fireballs

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          Observations suggest that \(\gamma\)-ray bursts (GRBs) are produced by the dissipation of the kinetic energy of a relativistic fireball. We show that a large fraction, \(\ge 10%\), of the fireball energy is expected to be converted by photo-meson production to a burst of \(\sim10^{14} eV\) neutrinos. A km^2 neutrino detector would observe at least several tens of events per year correlated with GRBs, and test for neutrino properties (e.g. flavor oscillations, for which upward moving \(\tau\)'s would be a unique signature, and coupling to gravity) with an accuracy many orders of magnitude better than is currently possible.

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          29 January 1997
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          10.1103/PhysRevLett.78.2292
          astro-ph/9701231
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          Phys.Rev.Lett. 78 (1997) 2292-2295
          Submitted to PRL (4 pages, LaTeX)
          astro-ph hep-ph nucl-ex

          General astrophysics, High energy & Particle physics, Nuclear physics

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