A wide field reflector for the detection of high energy cosmic rays from space

Year: 2004

Authors: Bratina V., Mazzinghi P., Tiribilli B.

Autors Affiliation: Istituto Nazionale di Ottica Applicata, Largo E. Fermi 6, 50125 Firenze, Italy

Abstract: High energy cosmic rays and neutrinos may be detected by observing the fluorescence showers induced after interaction with Earth

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KeyWords: Cosmic rays; Earth atmosphere; Fluorescence; Neutrons; Optical design; Optical systems; Space research; Statistical methods, Fluorescence shower; Schmidt camera, Space telescopes

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