First results from LHCf for forward physics in √s = 7TeV proton-proton interactions

L. Bonechi, O. Adriani, M. Bongi, G. Castellini, R. D'Alessandro, K. Fukatsu, M. Haguenauer, Y. Itow, K. Kasahara, K. Kawade, T. Mase, K. Masuda, Y. Matsubara, H. Menjo, G. Mitsuka, Y. Muraki, M. Nakai, K. Noda, P. Papini, A. L. PerrotS. Ricciarini, T. Sako, K. Suzuki, T. Suzuki, Y. Shimizu, K. Taki, T. Tamura, Shoji Torii, A. Tricomi, W. C. Turner

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    The LHCf Collaboration has completed the first step of its scheduled physics program for the study of emission of neutral particles in the forward region of proton-proton (pp) interactions at LHC. Between 2009 and 2010 the LHCf experiment has successfully taken data at 900 GeV and 7TeV total energy in the center-of-mass frame of reference (CM). After a short presentation of the experimental apparatus, the results for the γ-ray spectrum at √s = 7TeV are presented in this paper.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)253-257
    Number of pages5
    JournalNuovo Cimento della Societa Italiana di Fisica C
    Issue number6
    Publication statusPublished - 2011 Nov

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Astronomy and Astrophysics
    • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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