TitleInstruments and methods for the radio detection of high energy cosmic rays
Author(s)Frank G. Schr�oder
PublicationBerlin, Springer, 2012.
Description1 online resource : ill
Abstract NoteCosmic rays consist of elementary particles with enormous energy which originate from outside our solar system and constantly hit the Earth's atmosphere. Where do these cosmic rays originate? How does nature accelerate the cosmic-ray particles to energies with orders of magnitude beyond the limits of manmade particle accelerators? What can we learn by measuring the interactions of the cosmic rays with the atmosphere? Digital radio-antenna arrays offer a promising, complementary measurement method for high-energy cosmic rays. This thesis reports on substantial advances in the development of the radio technique, which will be used to address these questions in future experiments
Contents NoteCosmic Rays -- Radio Experiments for Air Shower Detection -- Time Calibration of LOPES -- A Reference Beacon for the Auger Engineering Radio Array -- Treatment of Noise -- Lateral Distribution -- Pulse Arrival Time Distributions
NotesOriginally presented as author's thesis (Ph.D.)--Karlsruher Institut f�ur Technologie. -Includes bibliographical references
Keyword(s)1. COSMIC RAYS 2. EBOOK 3. EBOOK - SPRINGER 4. Radio detectors 5. SCIENCE / Physics / Nuclear
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