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The TAIGA experiment : From cosmic ray to gamma-ray astronomy in the Tunka valley

Budnev, N.; Astapov, I.; Bezyazeekov, P.; Bogdanov, A.; Boreyko, V.; Büker, M.; Brückner, M.; Chiavassa, A.; Chvalaev, O.; Gress, O.; Gress, T.; Grishin, O.; Dyachok, A.; Epimakhov, S.; Fedorov, O.; Gafarov, A.; Gorbunov, N.; Grebenyuk, V.; Grinuk, A.; Haungs, A.; ... mehr

The physical motivations and advantages of the new gamma-observatory TAIGA (Tunka Advanced Instrument for cosmic ray physics and Gamma Astronomy) is presented. The TAIGA array is a complex, hybrid detector for ground-based gamma-ray astronomy for energies from a few TeV to several PeV as well as for cosmic ray studies from 100 TeV to several EeV. The TAIGA will include the wide angle Cherenkov array TAIGA-HiSCORE with ~5 km$^{2}$ area, a net of 16 IACT telescopes (with FOV of about 10x10 degree), muon detectors with a total area of up to 2000-3000 m$^{2}$ and the radio array Tunka-Rex.

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000060595
DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/718/5/052006
Zitationen: 18
Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Kernphysik (IKP)
Institut für Prozessdatenverarbeitung und Elektronik (IPE)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Jahr 2016
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 1742-6588, 1742-6596
KITopen-ID: 1000060595
HGF-Programm 51.03.04 (POF III, LK 01)
Erschienen in Journal of physics / Conference Series
Band 718
Heft 5
Seiten Art.Nr.: 52006
Bemerkung zur Veröffentlichung 14th International Conference on Topics in Astroparticle and Underground Physics, TAUP 2015, Congress Center of Unione Industriale di TorinoTorino, Italy, September 7-11, 2015
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