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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000050521

Measurements in the Forward Phase-Space with the CMS Experiment and their Impact on Physics of Extensive Air Showers

Baus, Colin

Abstract:
This thesis reports on hadronic interactions in extensive air showers at the highest energies. LHC and air shower data are compared and new methods to improve simulations are provided. Additionally the validity of the simulation is tested by measuring the nuclear cross section at the LHC.


Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Experimentelle Kernphysik (IEKP)
Publikationstyp Hochschulschrift
Jahr 2015
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator URN: urn:nbn:de:swb:90-505212
KITopen ID: 1000050521
Verlag Karlsruhe
Abschlussart Dissertation
Fakultät Fakultät für Physik (PHYSIK)
Institut Institut für Experimentelle Kernphysik (IEKP)
Prüfungsdaten 17.04.2015
Referent/Betreuer Prof. J. Blümer
Schlagworte inelastic cross section, nuclear effects, air showers, hadronic interactions
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