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Title: Cosmic-ray electron-positron spectrum from 7 GeV to 2 TeV with the Fermi Large Area Telescope

Abstract

Here, we present a measurement of the cosmic-ray electron+positron spectrum between 7 GeV and 2 TeV performed with almost seven years of data collected with the Fermi Large Area Telescope. We find that the spectrum is well fit by a broken power law with a break energy at about 50 GeV. Above 50 GeV, the spectrum is well described by a single power law with a spectral index of 3.07 ± 0.02(stat + syst) ± 0.04(energy measurement). An exponential cutoff lower than 1.8 TeV is excluded at 95% CL.

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Research Org.:
SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States); Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
Contributing Org.:
The Fermi-LAT Collaboration
OSTI Identifier:
1355733
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1352715; OSTI ID: 1365578
Report Number(s):
arXiv:1704.07195; FERMILAB-PUB-17-188-AE
Journal ID: ISSN 2470-0010; PRVDAQ
Grant/Contract Number:  
TRG5880173; RTA5980003; AC02-76SF00515; AC02-07CH11359
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review D
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 95; Journal Issue: 8; Journal ID: ISSN 2470-0010
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS

Citation Formats

Abdollahi, S., Ackermann, M., Ajello, M., Atwood, W. B., Baldini, L., Barbiellini, G., Bastieri, D., Bellazzini, R., Bloom, E. D., Bonino, R., Brandt, T. J., Bregeon, J., Bruel, P., Buehler, R., Cameron, R. A., Caputo, R., Caragiulo, M., Castro, D., Cavazzuti, E., Cecchi, C., Chekhtman, A., Ciprini, S., Cohen-Tanugi, J., Costanza, F., Cuoco, A., Cutini, S., D’Ammando, F., de Palma, F., Desiante, R., Digel, S. W., Di Lalla, N., Di Mauro, M., Di Venere, L., Drell, P. S., Drlica-Wagner, A., Favuzzi, C., Focke, W. B., Funk, S., Fusco, P., Gargano, F., Gasparrini, D., Giglietto, N., Giordano, F., Giroletti, M., Green, D., Guillemot, L., Guiriec, S., Harding, A. K., Jogler, T., Jóhannesson, G., Kamae, T., Kuss, M., La Mura, G., Latronico, L., Longo, F., Loparco, F., Lubrano, P., Maldera, S., Malyshev, D., Manfreda, A., Mazziotta, M. N., Michelson, P. F., Mirabal, N., Mitthumsiri, W., Mizuno, T., Moiseev, A. A., Monzani, M. E., Morselli, A., Moskalenko, I. V., Negro, M., Nuss, E., Orlando, E., Paneque, D., Perkins, J. S., Pesce-Rollins, M., Piron, F., Pivato, G., Porter, T. A., Principe, G., Rainò, S., Rando, R., Razzano, M., Reimer, A., Reimer, O., Sgrò, C., Simone, D., Siskind, E. J., Spada, F., Spandre, G., Spinelli, P., Tajima, H., Thayer, J. B., Tibaldo, L., Torres, D. F., Troja, E., Wood, M., Worley, A., Zaharijas, G., and Zimmer, S. Cosmic-ray electron-positron spectrum from 7 GeV to 2 TeV with the Fermi Large Area Telescope. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.95.082007.
Abdollahi, S., Ackermann, M., Ajello, M., Atwood, W. B., Baldini, L., Barbiellini, G., Bastieri, D., Bellazzini, R., Bloom, E. D., Bonino, R., Brandt, T. J., Bregeon, J., Bruel, P., Buehler, R., Cameron, R. A., Caputo, R., Caragiulo, M., Castro, D., Cavazzuti, E., Cecchi, C., Chekhtman, A., Ciprini, S., Cohen-Tanugi, J., Costanza, F., Cuoco, A., Cutini, S., D’Ammando, F., de Palma, F., Desiante, R., Digel, S. W., Di Lalla, N., Di Mauro, M., Di Venere, L., Drell, P. S., Drlica-Wagner, A., Favuzzi, C., Focke, W. B., Funk, S., Fusco, P., Gargano, F., Gasparrini, D., Giglietto, N., Giordano, F., Giroletti, M., Green, D., Guillemot, L., Guiriec, S., Harding, A. K., Jogler, T., Jóhannesson, G., Kamae, T., Kuss, M., La Mura, G., Latronico, L., Longo, F., Loparco, F., Lubrano, P., Maldera, S., Malyshev, D., Manfreda, A., Mazziotta, M. N., Michelson, P. F., Mirabal, N., Mitthumsiri, W., Mizuno, T., Moiseev, A. A., Monzani, M. E., Morselli, A., Moskalenko, I. V., Negro, M., Nuss, E., Orlando, E., Paneque, D., Perkins, J. S., Pesce-Rollins, M., Piron, F., Pivato, G., Porter, T. A., Principe, G., Rainò, S., Rando, R., Razzano, M., Reimer, A., Reimer, O., Sgrò, C., Simone, D., Siskind, E. J., Spada, F., Spandre, G., Spinelli, P., Tajima, H., Thayer, J. B., Tibaldo, L., Torres, D. F., Troja, E., Wood, M., Worley, A., Zaharijas, G., & Zimmer, S. Cosmic-ray electron-positron spectrum from 7 GeV to 2 TeV with the Fermi Large Area Telescope. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.95.082007.
Abdollahi, S., Ackermann, M., Ajello, M., Atwood, W. B., Baldini, L., Barbiellini, G., Bastieri, D., Bellazzini, R., Bloom, E. D., Bonino, R., Brandt, T. J., Bregeon, J., Bruel, P., Buehler, R., Cameron, R. A., Caputo, R., Caragiulo, M., Castro, D., Cavazzuti, E., Cecchi, C., Chekhtman, A., Ciprini, S., Cohen-Tanugi, J., Costanza, F., Cuoco, A., Cutini, S., D’Ammando, F., de Palma, F., Desiante, R., Digel, S. W., Di Lalla, N., Di Mauro, M., Di Venere, L., Drell, P. S., Drlica-Wagner, A., Favuzzi, C., Focke, W. B., Funk, S., Fusco, P., Gargano, F., Gasparrini, D., Giglietto, N., Giordano, F., Giroletti, M., Green, D., Guillemot, L., Guiriec, S., Harding, A. K., Jogler, T., Jóhannesson, G., Kamae, T., Kuss, M., La Mura, G., Latronico, L., Longo, F., Loparco, F., Lubrano, P., Maldera, S., Malyshev, D., Manfreda, A., Mazziotta, M. N., Michelson, P. F., Mirabal, N., Mitthumsiri, W., Mizuno, T., Moiseev, A. A., Monzani, M. E., Morselli, A., Moskalenko, I. V., Negro, M., Nuss, E., Orlando, E., Paneque, D., Perkins, J. S., Pesce-Rollins, M., Piron, F., Pivato, G., Porter, T. A., Principe, G., Rainò, S., Rando, R., Razzano, M., Reimer, A., Reimer, O., Sgrò, C., Simone, D., Siskind, E. J., Spada, F., Spandre, G., Spinelli, P., Tajima, H., Thayer, J. B., Tibaldo, L., Torres, D. F., Troja, E., Wood, M., Worley, A., Zaharijas, G., and Zimmer, S. Sat . "Cosmic-ray electron-positron spectrum from 7 GeV to 2 TeV with the Fermi Large Area Telescope". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.95.082007. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1355733.
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title = {Cosmic-ray electron-positron spectrum from 7 GeV to 2 TeV with the Fermi Large Area Telescope},
author = {Abdollahi, S. and Ackermann, M. and Ajello, M. and Atwood, W. B. and Baldini, L. and Barbiellini, G. and Bastieri, D. and Bellazzini, R. and Bloom, E. D. and Bonino, R. and Brandt, T. J. and Bregeon, J. and Bruel, P. and Buehler, R. and Cameron, R. A. and Caputo, R. and Caragiulo, M. and Castro, D. and Cavazzuti, E. and Cecchi, C. and Chekhtman, A. and Ciprini, S. and Cohen-Tanugi, J. and Costanza, F. and Cuoco, A. and Cutini, S. and D’Ammando, F. and de Palma, F. and Desiante, R. and Digel, S. W. and Di Lalla, N. and Di Mauro, M. and Di Venere, L. and Drell, P. S. and Drlica-Wagner, A. and Favuzzi, C. and Focke, W. B. and Funk, S. and Fusco, P. and Gargano, F. and Gasparrini, D. and Giglietto, N. and Giordano, F. and Giroletti, M. and Green, D. and Guillemot, L. and Guiriec, S. and Harding, A. K. and Jogler, T. and Jóhannesson, G. and Kamae, T. and Kuss, M. and La Mura, G. and Latronico, L. and Longo, F. and Loparco, F. and Lubrano, P. and Maldera, S. and Malyshev, D. and Manfreda, A. and Mazziotta, M. N. and Michelson, P. F. and Mirabal, N. and Mitthumsiri, W. and Mizuno, T. and Moiseev, A. A. and Monzani, M. E. and Morselli, A. and Moskalenko, I. V. and Negro, M. and Nuss, E. and Orlando, E. and Paneque, D. and Perkins, J. S. and Pesce-Rollins, M. and Piron, F. and Pivato, G. and Porter, T. A. and Principe, G. and Rainò, S. and Rando, R. and Razzano, M. and Reimer, A. and Reimer, O. and Sgrò, C. and Simone, D. and Siskind, E. J. and Spada, F. and Spandre, G. and Spinelli, P. and Tajima, H. and Thayer, J. B. and Tibaldo, L. and Torres, D. F. and Troja, E. and Wood, M. and Worley, A. and Zaharijas, G. and Zimmer, S.},
abstractNote = {Here, we present a measurement of the cosmic-ray electron+positron spectrum between 7 GeV and 2 TeV performed with almost seven years of data collected with the Fermi Large Area Telescope. We find that the spectrum is well fit by a broken power law with a break energy at about 50 GeV. Above 50 GeV, the spectrum is well described by a single power law with a spectral index of 3.07 ± 0.02(stat + syst) ± 0.04(energy measurement). An exponential cutoff lower than 1.8 TeV is excluded at 95% CL.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevD.95.082007},
journal = {Physical Review D},
number = 8,
volume = 95,
place = {United States},
year = {Sat Apr 15 00:00:00 EDT 2017},
month = {Sat Apr 15 00:00:00 EDT 2017}
}

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