Public Software to Model Extragalactic Propagation of Ultra-High Energy Nuclei
1 II. Institut für Theoretische Physik, Universität Hamburg, Luruper Chaussee 149, 22761 Hamburg Germany
2 University of Wuppertal, Gaußstraße 20, 42119 Wuppertal Germany
3 Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Arnold Sommerfeld Center, Theresienstraße 37, D-80333 München
4 Max-Planck-Institut für Physik (Werner-Heisenberg-Institut, Föhringer Ring 6, D-80805 München
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Recently CRPropa 2.0 has been released as a public software package to simulate the extragalactic propagation of ultra-high energy nuclei. It includes deflections by extragalactic magnetic fields and all relevant interactions with ambient photon backgrounds. Furthermore it provides the possibility to track secondary γ-rays and neutrinos produced in the different reactions. This allows for the investigation of their connection with the primary nuclei, the so called multi-messenger approach. In this paper CRPropa 2.0 is introduced, its different components are discussed and two example applications are presented.
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