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Energy Spectrum and Mass Composition of Cosmic Rays and How to Publish Air-Shower Data

Schoo, Sven

Abstract (englisch):
By a combined analysis of the KASCADE and KASCADE-Grande data the energy spectrum and mass composition of cosmic rays has been reconstructed, where a distinction of five primary mass groups has become feasible. However, the hadronic interaction models, used to interpret the measurements, differ from data, which is attributed to an insufficient description of the muonic component. In addition, the KASCADE Cosmic ray Data Centre (KCDC) for a public usage of the data has been developed.


Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Kernphysik (IKP)
Publikationstyp Hochschulschrift
Jahr 2016
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator DOI(KIT): 10.5445/IR/1000055797
URN: urn:nbn:de:swb:90-557971
KITopen ID: 1000055797
HGF-Programm 51.03.04; LK 01
Verlag Karlsruhe
Abschlussart Dissertation
Fakultät Fakultät für Physik (PHYSIK)
Institut Institut für Kernphysik (IKP)
Prüfungsdaten 17.06.2016
Referent/Betreuer Prof. J. Blümer
Schlagworte KASCADE, KASCADE-Grande, Cosmic Ray, Air-Shower
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