Show simple item record

dc.contributor.authorAbdellaoui, G.
dc.contributor.authorAbe, S.
dc.contributor.authorAdams, J. H.
dc.contributor.authorAhriche, A.
dc.contributor.authorAllard, D.
dc.contributor.authorAllen, L.
dc.contributor.authoret al.
dc.date.accessioned2021-12-09T13:59:43Z
dc.date.available2021-12-09T13:59:43Z
dc.date.issued2018
dc.identifier.citationAstroparticle Physics, vol. 102, pp. 98-111, Nov 2018.
dc.identifier.urihttps://yoda.csem.ch/handle/20.500.12839/199
dc.description.abstractEUSO-TA is a ground-based telescope, installed at the Telescope Array (TA) site in Black Rock Mesa, Utah, USA. This is the first detector to successfully use a Fresnel lens based optical system and multi-anode photomultipliers (64 channels per tube, 2304 channels encompassing a 10.6 degrees x 10.6 degrees field of view) for detection of Ultra High Energy Cosmic Rays (UHECR). The telescope is located in front of one of the fluorescence detectors of the TA experiment. Since its installation in 2013, the detector has observed several ultra-high energy cosmic ray events and, in addition, meteors. The limiting magnitude of 5.5 on summed frames (similar to 3 ms) has been established. Measurements of the UV night sky emission in different conditions and moon phases and positions have been completed. The performed observations serve as a proof of concept for the future application of this detector technology. (C) 2018 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
dc.subjectUHECR, EAS, JEM-EUSO, cosmic rays, Fresnel lens, cosmic-ray showers, array experiment, detector, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Physics
dc.titleEUSO-TA - First results from a ground-based EUSO telescope
dc.typeJournal Article
dc.type.csemdivisionsDiv-E
dc.type.csemresearchareasScientific Instrumentation
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.astropartphys.2018.05.007


Files in this item

FilesSizeFormatView

There are no files associated with this item.

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

  • Research Publications
    The “Research Publications” collection provides bibliographic information for scientific papers including conference proceedings and presentations.

Show simple item record