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The hybrid energy spectrum of Telescope Array's Middle Drum Detector and surface array

Title
The hybrid energy spectrum of Telescope Array's Middle Drum Detector and surface array
Authors
Abbasi, R. U.Abe, M.Abu-Zayyad, T.Allen, M. G.Anderson, R.Azuma, R.Barcikowski, E.Belz, J. W.Bergman, D. R.Blake, S. A.Cady, R.Chae, M. J.Cheon, B. G.Chiba, J.Chikawa, M.Cho, W. R.Fujii, T.Fukushima, M.Goto, T.Hanlon, W.Hayashi, Y.Hayashida, N.Hibino, K.Honda, K.Ikeda, D.Inoue, N.Ishii, T.Ishimori, R.Ito, H.Ivanov, D.Jui, C. C. H.Kadota, K.Kakimoto, F.Kalashev, O.Kasahara, K.Kawai, H.Kawakami, S.Kawana, S.Kawata, K.Kido, E.Kim, H. B.Kim, J. H.Kitamura, S.Kitamura, Y.Kuzmin, V.Kwon, Y. J.Lan, J.Lim, S. I.Lundquist, J. P.Machida, K.Martens, K.Matsuda, T.Matsuyama, T.Matthews, J. N.Minamino, M.Mukai, K.Myers, I.Nagasawa, K.Nagataki, S.Nakamura, T.Urban, F.Vasiloff, G.Wong, T.Yamane, R.Yamaoka, H.Yamazaki, K.Yang, J.Yashiro, K.Yoneda, Y.Yoshida, S.Yoshii, H.Zollinger, R.Zundel, Z.Nonaka, T.Nozato, A.Ogio, S.Ogura, J.Ohnishi, M.Ohoka, H.Oki, K.Okuda, T.Ono, M.Oshima, A.Ozawa, S.Park, I. H.Pshirkov, M. S.Rodriguez, D. C.Rubtsov, G.Ryu, D.Sagawa, H.Sakurai, N.Sampson, A. L.Scott, L. M.Shah, P. D.Shibata, F.Shibata, T.Shimodaira, H.Shin, B. K.Shin, H. S.Smith, J. D.Sokolsky, P.Springer, R. W.Stokes, B. T.Stratton, S. R.Stroman, T. A.Suzawa, T.Takamura, M.Takeda, M.Takeishi, R.Taketa, A.Takita, M.Tameda, Y.Tanaka, H.Tanaka, K.Tanaka, M.Thomas, S. B.Thomson, G. B.Tinyakov, P.Tkachev, I.Tokuno, H.Tomida, T.Troitsky, S.Tsunesada, Y.Tsutsumi, K.Uchihori, Y.Udo, S.
Ewha Authors
양종만
SCOPUS Author ID
양종만scopus
Issue Date
2015
Journal Title
ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS
ISSN
0927-6505JCR Link

1873-2852JCR Link
Citation
ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS vol. 68, pp. 27 - 44
Keywords
Cosmic raysEnergy spectrumTelescope ArrayHybridUltra high energy
Publisher
ELSEVIER
Indexed
SCI; SCIE; SCOPUS WOS
Document Type
Article
Abstract
The Telescope Array experiment studies ultra high energy cosmic rays using a hybrid detector. Fluorescence telescopes measure the longitudinal development of the extensive air shower generated when a primary cosmic ray particle interacts with the atmosphere. Meanwhile, scintillator detectors measure the lateral distribution of secondary shower particles that hit the ground. The Middle Drum (MD) fluorescence telescope station consists of 14 telescopes from the High Resolution Fly's Eye (HiRes) experiment, providing a direct link back to the HiRes measurements. Using the scintillator detector data in conjunction with the telescope data improves the geometrical reconstruction of the showers significantly, and hence, provides a more accurate reconstruction of the energy of the primary particle. The Middle Drum hybrid spectrum is presented and compared to that measured by the Middle Drum station in monocular mode. Further, the hybrid data establishes a link between the Middle Drum data and the surface array. A comparison between the Middle Drum hybrid energy spectrum and scintillator Surface Detector (SD) spectrum is also shown. (C) 2015 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
DOI
10.1016/j.astropartphys.2015.02.008
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