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Title: LHCf: A LHC detector for astroparticle physics

Abstract

A number of extremely high energy cosmic ray events have been ob- served by various collaborations. The existence of such events, above the Greisen-Zatsepin-Kuzmin (GZK) cut-off has to be explained by a top-down scenario involving exotic physics. Yet the results reported depend heavily on Monte Carlo procedures. The LHCf experiment will provide important data to calibrate the codes used in air shower simulations.

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  1. Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN), Milano (Italy); Univ. of Firenze (Italy)
  2. Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN), Milano (Italy); IFAC CNR, Firenze (Italy)
  3. IFIC, Valencia (Spain)
  4. Ecole Polytechnique, Paris (France)
  5. Nagoya Univ. (Japan)
  6. Shibaura Inst. of Technology, Saitama (Japan)
  7. Kanagawa Univ., Yokohama (Japan)
  8. Waseda Univ., Shinjuku (Japan)
  9. Univ. of Catania (Italy); Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN), Milano (Italy)
  10. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1407052
Grant/Contract Number:
AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Acta Physica Polonica. Series B
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 38; Journal Issue: 3; Journal ID: ISSN 0587-4254
Publisher:
Jagiellonian University
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS

Citation Formats

D'Alessandro, R., Adriani, O., Bonechi, L., Bongi, M., Papini, P., Castellini, G., Faus, A., Velasco, J., Haguenauer, M., Itow, Y., Mase, T., Masuda, K., Matsubara, Y., Matsumoto, H., Menjo, H., Muraki, Y., Sako, T., Watanabe, Y., Kasahara, K., Tamura, T., Yoshida, K., Torii, S., Tricomi, A, and Turner, W. C.. LHCf: A LHC detector for astroparticle physics. United States: N. p., 2007. Web.
D'Alessandro, R., Adriani, O., Bonechi, L., Bongi, M., Papini, P., Castellini, G., Faus, A., Velasco, J., Haguenauer, M., Itow, Y., Mase, T., Masuda, K., Matsubara, Y., Matsumoto, H., Menjo, H., Muraki, Y., Sako, T., Watanabe, Y., Kasahara, K., Tamura, T., Yoshida, K., Torii, S., Tricomi, A, & Turner, W. C.. LHCf: A LHC detector for astroparticle physics. United States.
D'Alessandro, R., Adriani, O., Bonechi, L., Bongi, M., Papini, P., Castellini, G., Faus, A., Velasco, J., Haguenauer, M., Itow, Y., Mase, T., Masuda, K., Matsubara, Y., Matsumoto, H., Menjo, H., Muraki, Y., Sako, T., Watanabe, Y., Kasahara, K., Tamura, T., Yoshida, K., Torii, S., Tricomi, A, and Turner, W. C.. Thu . "LHCf: A LHC detector for astroparticle physics". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1407052.
@article{osti_1407052,
title = {LHCf: A LHC detector for astroparticle physics},
author = {D'Alessandro, R. and Adriani, O. and Bonechi, L. and Bongi, M. and Papini, P. and Castellini, G. and Faus, A. and Velasco, J. and Haguenauer, M. and Itow, Y. and Mase, T. and Masuda, K. and Matsubara, Y. and Matsumoto, H. and Menjo, H. and Muraki, Y. and Sako, T. and Watanabe, Y. and Kasahara, K. and Tamura, T. and Yoshida, K. and Torii, S. and Tricomi, A and Turner, W. C.},
abstractNote = {A number of extremely high energy cosmic ray events have been ob- served by various collaborations. The existence of such events, above the Greisen-Zatsepin-Kuzmin (GZK) cut-off has to be explained by a top-down scenario involving exotic physics. Yet the results reported depend heavily on Monte Carlo procedures. The LHCf experiment will provide important data to calibrate the codes used in air shower simulations.},
doi = {},
journal = {Acta Physica Polonica. Series B},
number = 3,
volume = 38,
place = {United States},
year = {Thu Mar 01 00:00:00 EST 2007},
month = {Thu Mar 01 00:00:00 EST 2007}
}

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