Hoffman, Kara

Hoffman, Kara

  • Professor, UMD, Physics
  • 2208C Physical Sciences Complex
  • 301.405.7263
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    Professor Hoffman currently works in the field of neutrino astrophysics. Her areas of interest are neutrino emission from gamma-ray bursts, the production of ultra high energy cosmogenic neutrinos through interactions of cosmic rays with the cosmic microwave background radiation, and particle physics, including neutrino properties and interactions.

    Research Projects

    Notable Publications

    • "First Constraints on the Ultra-High Energy Neutrino Flux from a Prototype Station of the Askaryan Radio Array", P. Allison et al. ARA Collaboration, Astropart. Phys. 70, 62 (2015)

    • "Evidence for High-Energy Extraterrestrial Neutrinos at the IceCube Detector", M.G. Aartsen et al.  IceCube Collaboration Science. 342, no. 6161, 1242856 (2013)

    • "First Observation of PeV-energy Neutrinos with IceCube", M.G. Aartsen et al.  IceCube Collaboration. Phys. Rev. Lett.  111, 021103 (2013)

    • "An Absence of Neutrinos Associated with Cosmic-ray Acceleration in γ-ray Bursts",
       R. Abbasi et al.  IceCube Collaboration. Nature, 484, 351 (2012)

    • "Measurement of the Atmospheric Neutrino Energy Spectrum from 100 GeV to 400 TeV with IceCube", R. U. Abbasi, IceCube Collaboration. Phys. Rev. D, 83, 012001 (2011)