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URN: urn:nbn:de:swb:90-430016

Detection of Microwave Emission of Extensive Air Showers with the CROME Experiment

Werner, Felix

Abstract:
This thesis reports on the design, calibration, and first data analysis of the CROME (Cosmic-Ray Observation via Microwave Emission) experiment searching for microwave radio emission from extensive air showers. The observations are consistent with a mainly forward-directed and polarised emission process in the GHz frequency range. The measurements show that microwave radiation offers a new means of studying air showers at energies above ~10^17 eV.


Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Kernphysik (IKP)
Publikationstyp Hochschulschrift
Jahr 2013
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator KITopen ID: 1000043001
HGF-Programm 51.53.01; LK 01
Verlag Karlsruhe
Abschlussart Dissertation
Fakultät Fakultät für Physik (PHYSIK)
Institut Institut für Kernphysik (IKP)
Prüfungsdaten 13.12.2013
Referent/Betreuer Prof. J. Blümer
Schlagworte cosmic rays, extensive air showers, radio emission, microwave emission
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