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Title: High-energy cosmic ray interactions

Abstract

Research into hadronic interactions and high-energy cosmic rays are closely related. On one hand--due to the indirect observation of cosmic rays through air showers--the understanding of hadronic multiparticle production is needed for deriving the flux and composition of cosmic rays at high energy. On the other hand the highest energy particles from the universe allow us to study the characteristics of hadronic interactions at energies far beyond the reach of terrestrial accelerators. This is the summary of three introductory lectures on our current understanding of hadronic interactions of cosmic rays.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [5];  [2]
  1. Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, P.O. Box 3640, 76021 Karlsruhe (Germany)
  2. Instituto Argentino de Radioastronomia (IAR), CCT La Plata (CONICET), C.C.5, 1894 Villa Elisa, Buenos Aires (Argentina)
  3. (Argentina)
  4. Departamento de Fisica, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, Funes 3350, (7600) Mar del Plata (Argentina)
  5. (UNMdP-CONICET) (Argentina)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
21304837
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 1123; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: 3. school on cosmic rays and astrophysics, Arequipa (Peru), 25 Aug - 5 Sep 2008; Other Information: DOI: 10.1063/1.3141378; (c) 2009 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTROPHYSICS, COSMOLOGY AND ASTRONOMY; 99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS//MATHEMATICS, COMPUTING, AND INFORMATION SCIENCE; COSMIC RAY DETECTION; COSMIC RAY FLUX; EEV RANGE; EXTENSIVE AIR SHOWERS; HADRON REACTIONS; HADRON-HADRON INTERACTIONS

Citation Formats

Engel, Ralph, Orellana, Mariana, Facultad de Ciencias Astronomicas y Geofisicas, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Paseo del Bosque, 1900 La Plata, Reynoso, Matias M., Instituto de Investigaciones Fisicas de Mar del Plata,, and Vila, Gabriela S.. High-energy cosmic ray interactions. United States: N. p., 2009. Web. doi:10.1063/1.3141378.
Engel, Ralph, Orellana, Mariana, Facultad de Ciencias Astronomicas y Geofisicas, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Paseo del Bosque, 1900 La Plata, Reynoso, Matias M., Instituto de Investigaciones Fisicas de Mar del Plata,, & Vila, Gabriela S.. High-energy cosmic ray interactions. United States. doi:10.1063/1.3141378.
Engel, Ralph, Orellana, Mariana, Facultad de Ciencias Astronomicas y Geofisicas, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Paseo del Bosque, 1900 La Plata, Reynoso, Matias M., Instituto de Investigaciones Fisicas de Mar del Plata,, and Vila, Gabriela S.. 2009. "High-energy cosmic ray interactions". United States. doi:10.1063/1.3141378.
@article{osti_21304837,
title = {High-energy cosmic ray interactions},
author = {Engel, Ralph and Orellana, Mariana and Facultad de Ciencias Astronomicas y Geofisicas, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Paseo del Bosque, 1900 La Plata and Reynoso, Matias M. and Instituto de Investigaciones Fisicas de Mar del Plata, and Vila, Gabriela S.},
abstractNote = {Research into hadronic interactions and high-energy cosmic rays are closely related. On one hand--due to the indirect observation of cosmic rays through air showers--the understanding of hadronic multiparticle production is needed for deriving the flux and composition of cosmic rays at high energy. On the other hand the highest energy particles from the universe allow us to study the characteristics of hadronic interactions at energies far beyond the reach of terrestrial accelerators. This is the summary of three introductory lectures on our current understanding of hadronic interactions of cosmic rays.},
doi = {10.1063/1.3141378},
journal = {AIP Conference Proceedings},
number = 1,
volume = 1123,
place = {United States},
year = 2009,
month = 4
}