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The Pacific Ocean Neutrino Experiment

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The Pacific Ocean Neutrino Experiment is a new initiative towards constructing a multi-cubic-kilometre neutrino telescope to expand our observable window of the Universe to the highest energies, and will be installed within the deep Pacific Ocean underwater infrastructure of Ocean Networks Canada.

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Fig. 1: Comparison between measured and expected diffuse flux of high-energy neutrinos.
Fig. 2: P-ONE and its estimated performances.

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Agostini, M., Böhmer, M., Bosma, J. et al. The Pacific Ocean Neutrino Experiment. Nat Astron 4, 913–915 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41550-020-1182-4

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