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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Properties of ultraviolet light in extensive air showers
Author: Biral, ARP
Chinellato, JA
Abstract: We investigate some properties of Cherenkov light in the range 2000-2400 Angstrom, produced by 1-10 TeV extensive air showers. The attenuation of these photons in the atmosphere strongly changes the capabilities of a typical Cherenkov array, when compared with those that operate in the visible region. We simulate the development of air showers in the 1-10 TeV region, with a careful description of the attenuation of the Cherenkov photons in the atmosphere.
Country: Inglaterra
Editor: Iop Publishing Ltd
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1088/0954-3899/26/8/312
Date Issue: 2000
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