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Title:Track Reconstruction for ISS-CREAM Resulting in Improved Energy and Charge Resolutions
Authors:Lundquist, J. P. (Author)
et al.
Files:.pdf ICRC2019_099.pdf (481,98 KB)
 
Language:English
Work type:Not categorized (r6)
Tipology:1.08 - Published Scientific Conference Contribution
Organization:UNG - University of Nova Gorica
Abstract:Cosmic Ray Energetics And Mass for the International Space Station (ISS-CREAM) has taken 1.5 years of direct measurements of high-energy cosmic ray (HECR) particles for energies from 10^12 to 10^15 eV. HECR particle identification is significantly improved by tracking particle-detector interactions from the calorimeter (CAL) back to the Silicon Charge Detector (SCD) for charge determination. A track finding algorithm resistant to such issues as particle multiplicity, backscatter, and electronic noise will be outlined. Also, shown is the energy resolution improvement, and the resulting all particle spectrum, provided by ensuring good particle tracks. This allows ISSCREAM to investigate how the energy distributions evolve, for protons all the way to iron nuclei, and will provide important information for models of galactic sources and HECR propagation.
Keywords:cosmic rays, high energy, detectors, track fitting
Year of publishing:2019
Number of pages:8
Numbering:358, ICRC2019
COBISS_ID:12879875 Link is opened in a new window
URN:URN:SI:UNG:REP:9GNYOWLF
License:CC BY-NC-ND 4.0
This work is available under this license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives 4.0 International
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Title:International Cosmic Ray Conference

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Title:Proceedings of Science ICRC 2019
Year of publishing:2019

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