TITLE

Angular deviation of secondary charge particles in 1014 -1016 eV extensive air showers: Constrains on application of hodoscopes

AUTHOR(S)
Purmohammad, D.
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
Iranian Journal of Physics Research;Fall2012, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deviation angles of secondary electrons and muons in simulated extensive air showers were studied. The angles have wide distribution, whose width depends on energy cuts imposed on shower particles. In this work, variation of deviation angles with the energy of secondary particles, shower energy, primary direction, and core distance was investigated. The results put limitations on application of hodoscopic devices in cosmic ray and gamma ray observations.
ACCESSION #
85726242

 

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