The LHCf experiment: Modelling cosmic rays at LHC

Alessia Tricomi, O. Adriani, L. Bonechi, M. Bongi, G. Castellini, R. D'Alessandro, A. Faus, K. Fukui, M. Haguenauer, Y. Itow, K. Kasahara, D. Macina, T. Mase, K. Masuda, Y. Matsubara, M. Mizuishi, H. Menjo, Y. Muraki, P. Papini, A. L. PerrotS. B. Ricciarini, T. Sako, Y. Shimizu, T. Tamura, K. Taki, S. Torii, A. Tricomi, W. C. Turner, J. Velasco, H. Watanabe, K. Yoshida

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Abstract

The LHCf experiment at LHC has been designed to provide a calibration of nuclear interaction models used in cosmic ray physics up to energies relevant to test the region between the knee and the GZK cut-off. Details of the detector and its performances are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Article number062026
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Volume110
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Jun 30
EventEPS High Energy Particle Physics Conference, HEPP 2007 - Manchester, United Kingdom
Duration: 2007 Jul 192007 Jul 26

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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    Tricomi, A., Adriani, O., Bonechi, L., Bongi, M., Castellini, G., D'Alessandro, R., Faus, A., Fukui, K., Haguenauer, M., Itow, Y., Kasahara, K., Macina, D., Mase, T., Masuda, K., Matsubara, Y., Mizuishi, M., Menjo, H., Muraki, Y., Papini, P., ... Yoshida, K. (2008). The LHCf experiment: Modelling cosmic rays at LHC. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 110(6), [062026]. https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/110/6/062026