A monte carlo study to measure the energy spectra of the primary cosmic-ray components at the knee using a new Tibet AS core detector array

M. Amenomori, X. J. Bi, D. Chen, W. Y. Chen, S. W. Cui, Danzeng Luobu, L. K. Ding, X. H. Ding, C. F. Feng, Zhaoyang Feng, Z. Y. Feng, Q. B. Gou, H. W. Guo, Y. Q. Guo, H. H. He, Z. T. He, K. Hibino, N. Hotta, Haibing Hu, H. B. HuJ. Huang, W. J. Li, H. Y. Jia, L. Jiang, F. Kajino, K. Kasahara, Y. Katayose, C. Kato, K. Kawata, Laba Ciren, G. M. Le, A. F. Li, C. Liu, J. S. Liu, H. Lu, X. R. Meng, K. Mizutani, K. Munakata, H. Nanjo, M. Nishizawa, M. Ohnishi, I. Ohta, Shunsuke Ozawa, X. L. Qian, X. B. Qu, T. Saito, T. Y. Saito, M. Sakata, T. K. Sako, J. Shao, M. Shibata, A. Shiomi, T. Shirai, H. Sugimoto, M. Takita, Y. H. Tan, N. Tateyama, Shoji Torii, H. Tsuchiya, S. Udo, H. Wang, H. R. Wu, L. Xue, Y. Yamamoto, Z. Yang, S. Yasue, A. F. Yuan, T. Yuda, L. M. Zhai, H. M. Zhang, J. L. Zhang, X. Y. Zhang, Y. Zhang, Y. I. Zhang, Ying Zhang, Zhaxisa Ngzhu, X. X. Zhou

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Abstract

A new hybrid experiment has been started by ASγ experiment at Tibet, China, since August 2011, which consists of a low threshold burst-detector-grid (YAC-II, Yangbajing Air shower Core array), the Tibet air-shower array (Tibet-III) and a large underground water Cherenkov muon detector (MD). In this paper, the capability of the measurement of the chemical components (proton, helium and iron) with use of the (Tibet-III+YAC-II) is investigated by means of an extensive Monte Carlo simulation in which the secondary particles are propagated through the (Tibet-III+YAC-II) array and an artificial neural network (ANN) method is applied for the primary mass separation. Our simulation shows that the new installation is powerful to study the chemical compositions, in particular, to obtain the primary energy spectrum of the major component at the knee.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 32nd International Cosmic Ray Conference, ICRC 2011
PublisherInstitute of High Energy Physics
Pages153-156
Number of pages4
Volume1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Event32nd International Cosmic Ray Conference, ICRC 2011 - Beijing
Duration: 2011 Aug 112011 Aug 18

Other

Other32nd International Cosmic Ray Conference, ICRC 2011
CityBeijing
Period11/8/1111/8/18

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primary cosmic rays
Tibet
energy spectra
detectors
cosmic ray showers
installing
muons
China
bursts
chemical composition
simulation
helium
grids
iron
thresholds
protons
water

Keywords

  • Air shower
  • Knee region
  • Neural network
  • Spectrum

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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Amenomori, M., Bi, X. J., Chen, D., Chen, W. Y., Cui, S. W., Luobu, D., ... Zhou, X. X. (2011). A monte carlo study to measure the energy spectra of the primary cosmic-ray components at the knee using a new Tibet AS core detector array. In Proceedings of the 32nd International Cosmic Ray Conference, ICRC 2011 (Vol. 1, pp. 153-156). Institute of High Energy Physics. https://doi.org/10.7529/ICRC2011/V01/1239

A monte carlo study to measure the energy spectra of the primary cosmic-ray components at the knee using a new Tibet AS core detector array. / Amenomori, M.; Bi, X. J.; Chen, D.; Chen, W. Y.; Cui, S. W.; Luobu, Danzeng; Ding, L. K.; Ding, X. H.; Feng, C. F.; Feng, Zhaoyang; Feng, Z. Y.; Gou, Q. B.; Guo, H. W.; Guo, Y. Q.; He, H. H.; He, Z. T.; Hibino, K.; Hotta, N.; Hu, Haibing; Hu, H. B.; Huang, J.; Li, W. J.; Jia, H. Y.; Jiang, L.; Kajino, F.; Kasahara, K.; Katayose, Y.; Kato, C.; Kawata, K.; Ciren, Laba; Le, G. M.; Li, A. F.; Liu, C.; Liu, J. S.; Lu, H.; Meng, X. R.; Mizutani, K.; Munakata, K.; Nanjo, H.; Nishizawa, M.; Ohnishi, M.; Ohta, I.; Ozawa, Shunsuke; Qian, X. L.; Qu, X. B.; Saito, T.; Saito, T. Y.; Sakata, M.; Sako, T. K.; Shao, J.; Shibata, M.; Shiomi, A.; Shirai, T.; Sugimoto, H.; Takita, M.; Tan, Y. H.; Tateyama, N.; Torii, Shoji; Tsuchiya, H.; Udo, S.; Wang, H.; Wu, H. R.; Xue, L.; Yamamoto, Y.; Yang, Z.; Yasue, S.; Yuan, A. F.; Yuda, T.; Zhai, L. M.; Zhang, H. M.; Zhang, J. L.; Zhang, X. Y.; Zhang, Y.; Zhang, Y. I.; Zhang, Ying; Ngzhu, Zhaxisa; Zhou, X. X.

Proceedings of the 32nd International Cosmic Ray Conference, ICRC 2011. Vol. 1 Institute of High Energy Physics, 2011. p. 153-156.

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Amenomori, M, Bi, XJ, Chen, D, Chen, WY, Cui, SW, Luobu, D, Ding, LK, Ding, XH, Feng, CF, Feng, Z, Feng, ZY, Gou, QB, Guo, HW, Guo, YQ, He, HH, He, ZT, Hibino, K, Hotta, N, Hu, H, Hu, HB, Huang, J, Li, WJ, Jia, HY, Jiang, L, Kajino, F, Kasahara, K, Katayose, Y, Kato, C, Kawata, K, Ciren, L, Le, GM, Li, AF, Liu, C, Liu, JS, Lu, H, Meng, XR, Mizutani, K, Munakata, K, Nanjo, H, Nishizawa, M, Ohnishi, M, Ohta, I, Ozawa, S, Qian, XL, Qu, XB, Saito, T, Saito, TY, Sakata, M, Sako, TK, Shao, J, Shibata, M, Shiomi, A, Shirai, T, Sugimoto, H, Takita, M, Tan, YH, Tateyama, N, Torii, S, Tsuchiya, H, Udo, S, Wang, H, Wu, HR, Xue, L, Yamamoto, Y, Yang, Z, Yasue, S, Yuan, AF, Yuda, T, Zhai, LM, Zhang, HM, Zhang, JL, Zhang, XY, Zhang, Y, Zhang, YI, Zhang, Y, Ngzhu, Z & Zhou, XX 2011, A monte carlo study to measure the energy spectra of the primary cosmic-ray components at the knee using a new Tibet AS core detector array. in Proceedings of the 32nd International Cosmic Ray Conference, ICRC 2011. vol. 1, Institute of High Energy Physics, pp. 153-156, 32nd International Cosmic Ray Conference, ICRC 2011, Beijing, 11/8/11. https://doi.org/10.7529/ICRC2011/V01/1239
Amenomori M, Bi XJ, Chen D, Chen WY, Cui SW, Luobu D et al. A monte carlo study to measure the energy spectra of the primary cosmic-ray components at the knee using a new Tibet AS core detector array. In Proceedings of the 32nd International Cosmic Ray Conference, ICRC 2011. Vol. 1. Institute of High Energy Physics. 2011. p. 153-156 https://doi.org/10.7529/ICRC2011/V01/1239
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