My primary efforts deal with the estimation of Earths geoneutrino flux.  Specifically I am involved with estimations of the local crustal geoneutrino signal at detectors in Canada, Japan, and China.   My current work and thesis will involve better estimation of the total crustal geoneutrino signal.







Antineutrino Global Map (AGM2015) from Usman et al. (2015)

Photo from Ultralytics




Strati, V., Wipperfurth, S.A., Baldoncini, M., Mantovani, F., and McDonough, W.F., 2017, Perceiving the crust in 3D: a model integrating geological, geochemical, and geophysical data, Geochemistry, Geophysyics, Geosystems, doi: 10.1002/2017GC007067


Šrámek, O., Roskovec, B., Wipperfurth, S.A., Xi, Y., and McDonough, W.F., 2016, Revealing the Earth's mantle from the tallest mountains using the Jinping Neutrino Experiment: Scientific Reports, 6, 33034; doi: 10.1038/srep33034


Baldoncini, M., Strati, V., Wipperfurth, S.A., Ricci, B., McDonough, W.F., Mantovani, F., and Fiorentini, G., 2016, Geoneutrinos and reactor antineutrinos at SNO+: Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 718, 062003.  doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/718/6/062003


Li, V.A., Dorril, R., Duvall, M.J, Koblanski, J., Negrashov, S., Sakai, M., Wipperfurth, S.A., Engel, K., Jocher, G.R., Learned, J.G., Macchiarulo, L., Matsuno, S., McDonough, W.F., Mumm, H.P., Murillo, J., Nishimura, K., Rosen, M., Usman, S.M., Varner, G.S., 2016, Invited Article: miniTimeCube: AIP Review of Scientific Instruments, submitted.  doi: 10.1063/1.4942243






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