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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Analysis Of The Čerenkov Time Profile As A Technique To Distinguish The Primary Particle
Author: De Souza Filho L.V.
Dobrigkeit C.
Abstract: In this paper, we discuss the possibility of excluding the cosmic ray background in gamma ray telescope experiments using the Čerenkov photons arrival time. A method to distinguish proton and iron from gamma induced showers of energies around 50 TeV is presented. A total number of 300 simulated showers are analysed one by one and a distinction method is developed. The simulations were performed with the program CORSIKA and a detailed simulation of the telescope is applied to the surviving Čerenkov photons. Two different shapes of telescopes are tested: parabolic and Davies-Cotton, and the superiority of the parabolic mirrors concerning time information is illustrated. © 2001 Elsevier Science B.V.
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Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1016/S0920-5632(01)01286-5
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Date Issue: 2001
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