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Muons in Air Showers at the Pierre Auger Observatory

Pierre Auger Collaboration; Unger, Michael

Abstract (englisch):
We present measurements of muons in air showers at ultra-high energies with the Pierre Auger Observatory. The number of muons at the ground in air showers detected at large zenith angles is determined as a function of energy and the results are compared to air shower simulations. Furthermore, using data collected at zenith angles smaller than 60°, rescaling factors are derived that quantify the deficit of muon production in air shower simulations.


Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Kernphysik (IKP)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Jahr 2016
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator DOI: 10.7566/JPSCP.9.010020
KITopen ID: 1000064408
HGF-Programm 51.03.03; LK 01
Erschienen in JPS conference proceedings
Band 9
Seiten 010020-1 - 010020-7
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