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Title: Ultra High Energy Cosmic Ray, Neutrino, and Photon Propagation and the Multi-Messenger Approach

Abstract

The propagation of UHECR nuclei for A = 1(protons) to A = 56(iron) from cosmological sources through extragalactic space is discussed in the first lecture. This is followed in the second and third lectures by a consideration of the generation and propagation of secondary particles produced via the UHECR loss interactions. In the second lecture we focus on the generation of the diffuse cosmogenic UHE-neutrino flux. In the third lecture we investigate the arriving flux of UHE-photon flux at Earth. In the final lecture the results of the previous lectures are put together in order to provide new insights into UHECR sources. The first of these providing a means with which to investigate the local population of UHECR sources through the measurement of the UHECR spectrum and their photon fraction at Earth. The second of these providing contraints on the UHECR source radiation fields through the possible observation at Earth of UHECR nuclei.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Max-Planck-Institut fuer Kernphysik Postfach 10 39 80, D-69029 Heidelberg (Germany)
  2. Departamento de Fisica, Universidad Simon Bolivar Ap 89000, Caracas 1080-A (Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of)
  3. Seccion Fisica, Departamento de Ciencias, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, Apartado 1761, Lima (Peru)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
21304838
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
AIP Conference Proceedings
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 1123; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: 3. school on cosmic rays and astrophysics, Arequipa (Peru), 25 Aug - 5 Sep 2008; Other Information: DOI: 10.1063/1.3141380; (c) 2009 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); Journal ID: ISSN 0094-243X
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTROPHYSICS, COSMOLOGY AND ASTRONOMY; 99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS//MATHEMATICS, COMPUTING, AND INFORMATION SCIENCE; COSMIC NEUTRINOS; COSMIC NUCLEI; COSMIC PHOTONS; COSMIC RAY DETECTION; COSMIC RAY PROPAGATION; GENERAL RELATIVITY THEORY; IRON 56

Citation Formats

Taylor, Andrew, De Castro, Alexandra, and Castillo-Ruiz, Edith. Ultra High Energy Cosmic Ray, Neutrino, and Photon Propagation and the Multi-Messenger Approach. United States: N. p., 2009. Web. doi:10.1063/1.3141380.
Taylor, Andrew, De Castro, Alexandra, & Castillo-Ruiz, Edith. Ultra High Energy Cosmic Ray, Neutrino, and Photon Propagation and the Multi-Messenger Approach. United States. doi:10.1063/1.3141380.
Taylor, Andrew, De Castro, Alexandra, and Castillo-Ruiz, Edith. Thu . "Ultra High Energy Cosmic Ray, Neutrino, and Photon Propagation and the Multi-Messenger Approach". United States. doi:10.1063/1.3141380.
@article{osti_21304838,
title = {Ultra High Energy Cosmic Ray, Neutrino, and Photon Propagation and the Multi-Messenger Approach},
author = {Taylor, Andrew and De Castro, Alexandra and Castillo-Ruiz, Edith},
abstractNote = {The propagation of UHECR nuclei for A = 1(protons) to A = 56(iron) from cosmological sources through extragalactic space is discussed in the first lecture. This is followed in the second and third lectures by a consideration of the generation and propagation of secondary particles produced via the UHECR loss interactions. In the second lecture we focus on the generation of the diffuse cosmogenic UHE-neutrino flux. In the third lecture we investigate the arriving flux of UHE-photon flux at Earth. In the final lecture the results of the previous lectures are put together in order to provide new insights into UHECR sources. The first of these providing a means with which to investigate the local population of UHECR sources through the measurement of the UHECR spectrum and their photon fraction at Earth. The second of these providing contraints on the UHECR source radiation fields through the possible observation at Earth of UHECR nuclei.},
doi = {10.1063/1.3141380},
journal = {AIP Conference Proceedings},
issn = {0094-243X},
number = 1,
volume = 1123,
place = {United States},
year = {2009},
month = {4}
}