The Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNO) has confirmed the standard solar model and neutrino oscillations through the observation of neutrinos from the solar core. In this paper we present a search for neutrinos associated with sources other than the solar core, such as gamma-ray bursts and solar flares. We present a new method for looking for temporal coincidences between neutrino events and astrophysical bursts of widely varying intensity. No correlations were found between neutrinos detected in SNO and such astrophysical sources.

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Keywords Gamma-ray burst, Neutrinos, Solar flares
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Journal Astroparticle Physics
Aharmim, B. (B.), Ahmed, S.N. (S. N.), Anthony, A.E. (A. E.), Barros, N. (N.), Beier, E.W. (E. W.), Bellerive, A, … Zuber, K. (K.). (2014). A search for astrophysical burst signals at the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory. Astroparticle Physics, 55, 1–7. doi:10.1016/j.astropartphys.2013.12.004