The LHCf experiment: Modelling cosmic rays at LHC

Alessia Tricomi, O. Adriani, L. Bonechi, M. Bongi, G. Castellini, R. D'Alessandro, A. Faus, K. Fukui, M. Haguenauer, Y. Itow, K. Kasahara, D. Macina, T. Mase, K. Masuda, Y. Matsubara, M. Mizuishi, H. Menjo, Y. Muraki, P. Papini, A. L. PerrotS. B. Ricciarini, T. Sako, Y. Shimizu, T. Tamura, K. Taki, Shoji Torii, A. Tricomi, W. C. Turner, J. Velasco, H. Watanabe, K. Yoshida

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Abstract

The LHCf experiment at LHC has been designed to provide a calibration of nuclear interaction models used in cosmic ray physics up to energies relevant to test the region between the knee and the GZK cut-off. Details of the detector and its performances are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Article number062026
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Volume110
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Jun 30
Externally publishedYes

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    Tricomi, A., Adriani, O., Bonechi, L., Bongi, M., Castellini, G., D'Alessandro, R., Faus, A., Fukui, K., Haguenauer, M., Itow, Y., Kasahara, K., Macina, D., Mase, T., Masuda, K., Matsubara, Y., Mizuishi, M., Menjo, H., Muraki, Y., Papini, P., ... Yoshida, K. (2008). The LHCf experiment: Modelling cosmic rays at LHC. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 110(6), [062026]. https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/110/6/062026