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|Type:||Artigo de periódico|
|Title:||Using spherical wavelets to search for magnetically-induced alignment in the arrival directions of ultra-high energy cosmic rays|
|Abstract:||Due to the action of the intervening cosmic magnetic fields, ultra-high energy cosmic rays (UHECRs) can be deflected in such a way as to create clustered energy-ordered filamentary structures in the arrival direction of these particles, the so-called multiplets. In this work we propose a new method based on the spherical wavelet transform to identify multiplets in sky maps containing arrival directions of UHECRs. The method is illustrated in simulations with a multiplet embedded in isotropic backgrounds with different numbers of events. The efficiency of the algorithm is assessed through the calculation of Type I and II errors. (C) 2013 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.|
Ultra-high energy cosmic rays
Cosmic magnetic fields
|Editor:||Elsevier Science Bv|
|Appears in Collections:||Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos|
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