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. © 2013 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
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Aharmim, B., Ahmed, S., Anthony, A., Barros, N., Beier, E., Bellerive, A., Beltran, B., Bergevin, M., Biller, S., Boudjemline, K., Boulay, M., Cai, B., Chan, Y., Chauhan, D., Chen, M., Cleveland, B., Cox, G., Dai, X., Deng, H., Detwiler, J., Dimarco, M., Diamond, M., Doe, P., Doucas, G., Drouin, P., Duncan, F., Dunford, M., & Earle, E. (2014). A search for astrophysical burst signals at the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory. Astroparticle Physics, 55, 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.astropartphys.2013.12.004