The TIBET AS+MD Project; progress report 2013

THE TIBET ASγ COLLABORATION

研究成果: Conference contribution

抜粋

We plan to build a large (approximately 10,000 m2) water-Cherenkov-type muon detector array under the existing Tibet air shower array at 4,300 m above sea level, to observe 10-1000 TeV gamma rays from cosmic-ray accelerators in our Galaxy with wide field of view at very low background level. The gamma-ray induced air shower has significantly less muons compared with a cosmic-ray induced one. Therefore, we can effectively discriminate between primary gamma rays and cosmic-ray background events by means of counting the number of muons in an air shower by the muon detector array. We will make a progress report on the project, as 5/12 of it is under construction now.

元の言語English
ホスト出版物のタイトルProceedings of the 33rd International Cosmic Rays Conference, ICRC 2013
出版者Sociedade Brasileira de Fisica
2013-October
ISBN(電子版)9788589064293
出版物ステータスPublished - 2013 1 1
イベント33rd International Cosmic Rays Conference, ICRC 2013 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
継続期間: 2013 7 22013 7 9

Other

Other33rd International Cosmic Rays Conference, ICRC 2013
Brazil
Rio de Janeiro
期間13/7/213/7/9

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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    THE TIBET ASγ COLLABORATION (2013). The TIBET AS+MD Project; progress report 2013. : Proceedings of the 33rd International Cosmic Rays Conference, ICRC 2013 (巻 2013-October). Sociedade Brasileira de Fisica.