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Test of hadronic interaction models with the KASCADE-Grande muon data

KASCADE-Grande Collaboration; Arteaga-Velayquez, J. C.


KASCADE-Grande is an air-shower observatory devoted for the detection of cosmic rays with energies in the interval of 1014 − 1018 eV, where the Grande array is responsible for the higher energy range. The experiment comprises different detection systems which allow precise measurements of the charged, electron and muon numbers of extensive air-showers (EAS). These data is employed not only to reconstruct the properties of the primary cosmic-ray particle but also to test hadronic interaction models at high energies. In this contribution, predictions of the muon content of EAS from QGSJET II-2, SIBYLL 2.1 and EPOS 1.99 are confronted with the experimental measurements performed with the KASCADE-Grande experiment in order to test the validity of these hadronic models commonly used in EAS simulations.

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/120092984
Veröffentlicht am 09.03.2018
DOI: 10.1051/epjconf/20125207002
Zitationen: 9
Zitationen: 2
Cover der Publikation
Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Kernphysik (IKP)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Publikationsjahr 2013
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 2100-014X
KITopen-ID: 120092984
HGF-Programm 51.04.01 (POF II, LK 01) Kosm.Strahlung - KASCADE
Erschienen in EPJ Web of Conferences
Verlag EDP Sciences
Band 52
Seiten 07002/1-5
Nachgewiesen in Scopus
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